Author page: Richard Collins

An interesting work day!

“Dad, what did you do at work today?”. “Well today I climbed a ladder on the very edge of a massive cliff above the sea and took pictures of a man dressed as Theresa May.” Why did you do that”? A very good question. A very good question indeed! In one of the more remarkable days of a 30 year career in market research, it was time for the Askia greetings card photo shoot. The card has been a tradition 10 years in the making. For those not…

Vertical Grids/Tables in Askia

People often ask why Askia is a better platform for online surveys than many of the free or very cheap packages out there in the market. The above question shows this nicely in my view. We want to make answering survey questions as easy as possible for the respondents, so here we have compressed a lot of questions into a single, mobile responsive screen, rather than 5 or 6 screens. In this example we have combined many different question types in a table or grid (drop downs, single…

Askia Gallery 2018

It’s been an exciting and extremely busy year for Askia in 2018. A few photos were taken along the way and some of them are too good not to share. Here are some of our favourites… This year we have been busy creating and launching the Iris dashboard design platform. So that meant a whole host of chances to team up (and dress up) with our friends at E-Tabs to present the solution to the industry.        Jerome kept the E-Tabs theme going this year, by…

Askia and Digital Taxonomy announce partnership

Askia and DigitalTaxonomy announce partnership

The partnership tightly embeds Codeit, the revolutionary free-text coding platform into the Askia data collection suite. 10thNovember, 2018 – London, UK – Digital Taxonomy, the disruptive provider of AI powered free-text coding and process automation software, and Askia, the leading provider of state-of-the-art software for surveys and analysis, announce their partnership which brings the power of Codeit to the Askia platform. Codeit is the new gold standard in free-text verbatim coding. By using a unique blend of text matching, NLP and Text Analysis, Machine Learning and expert human…

Why I joined Askia

It’s my first blog post for Askia and I thought a good initial piece would be to summarise the key reasons why I joined the team here. So in no particular order… Jérôme – I have known Jérôme Sopoçko for over 20 years and he is an incredible talent. One of the best developers & technical brains in the MR industry, he is universally well-respected & liked and one of the go-to people the industry turns to for thought leadership. So a chance to work alongside him has…