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Askia upcoming events

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It has already been a busy year for Askia as the industry exhibitions keep on coming thick and fast, which is what we like, as we love to show visitors what we have been up to with new development and new products.  It’s always worth stopping-by for a chat at our stands to see what’s new so here are 2 more opportunities to do just that! Printemps des Études We believe Printemps des Études is the definitive market research show in France, that’s why we’re there! We’ll be on stand #5,…

New in the Knowledge Base

New in the Knowledge Base

We’ve recently added a host of new articles to Askia’s Help Centre, for those of you who haven’t had the time to check them out, here’s a breakdown of the new Knowledge Base posts: Survey intros & outros Survey intros (AskiaIntro) & outros (AskiaOutro) have been specifically designed for askiavoice CATi interviewing. They allow users to add an intro and/or an outro section to their survey. The AskiaIntro section will be asked to the respondent for each contact (once per call) and can therefore be used to screen our respondent.…

Developers, join our team!

Askia developer job offer February 2015

Update: this job offer is no longer available. Please come back soon for more jobs! Askia‘s dev team is currently seeking a candidate who has a huge passion for software development. We’re looking to find a quality .NET programmer / developer for a permanent position. The position will involve building and maintaining C# web services as well as implementing the front-end in JavaScript (using ExtJS) for our software suite. You will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, and maintaining these applications alongside our team of developers in our Paris office (even…

Cumulative updates & future milestones

Over the past month, we have slightly shifted our development & release process with askiavista: instead of longer development cycles with many fixes & improvements, we have began to release smaller versions that mainly include fixes where new features are added at a slower pace. This helps us maximise our response rate when fixing urgent issues. So, we are doing our best to release early, release often. Below, a breakdown of the two latest minor updates for askiavista: Version 6.0.3.1 released 21/11/2014 Add footnotes property to tables (new)…

This askiavista is massive!

Askiavista 6.0.3.0

We have finally released version 6.0.3.0 of askiavista! First, of all, don’t judge a book by looking at the cover: this is more a 6.1 version than a minor version. Indeed, it packs: 22 new features 22 bug fixes 7 miscellaneous tasks Below, some of the key new features: Portfolio section pages Users can now create Section pages within their Portfolios; these pages allow to add formatted text and media (image & video). Such pages are a great solution for report introductions, notes, metadata, … New portfolio link…

Askia opens office in LA and now hiring!

Askia opens in LA and hiring!

Askia has set up a new office in Los Angeles. The office is the second for Askia in the United States, reflecting the growth of the company’s survey software business and demand from marketing research agencies for specialised, innovative software solutions. Jamey Corriveau, Director of U.S. Operations, will head up the new office. Jamey is currently hiring both client service and technical support staff to provide expanded customer care. Corriveau has worked for over 25 years in the survey and market research industry, with 14 years at SPSS…

New Knowledge Base articles incoming!

Knowledge base articles incoming!

We have been regularly updating Askia’s Help centre with various KB articles that cover our software offering. Here are some of these latest articles: Askiadesign: about:blank error message Microsoft recently updated Internet Explorer. This update may cause the below error message to be displayed in askiadesign: See the full article to fix this issue. Askiafield: Data exports: Methods, Pros & Cons This in-depth article covers all you need to know about the different data export methods along with the pros & cons for each method. From Supervisor’s Export to QES…

Hierarchy: a new ADC 2.0 survey control

Just to let you know we’ve just added an article in the Help Centre about Hierarchy, a new ADC 2.0 control designed by Mamadou. You can find the latest version of the ADC, an example .QEX file as well as a test link to view it live (there are 3 screens in the survey). You also got a small video explaining how use the control and create the database. Here is the detailed KB article.