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Askia at the Insight Innovation & Tech Showcase

Askia’s Chief Customer Officer, Richard Collins took part in the Insight Innovation & Tech Showcase, at the end of April. Richard presented alongside Ipsos.Digital’s Ana Maria Tizu and they took the audience on a journey of fast, cost-effective, expert DIY research solutions – using a combination of Ipsos.Digital’s front-ends and Askia’s back-ends. Richard & Ana showed how Ipsos have been able to tap into Askia’s core technology to produce a unique environment for insight professionals to build and launch surveys. Richard also unveiled some of the new Askia…

Technology & the future of market research @Festival of #NewMR

We were very proud to see that Askia’s very own Jérôme Sopoçko was one of the speakers at the inaugural French-language #NewMR event. The event was on Monday 12th of April. The event was run by the capable hands of Anne-Sophie Damelincourt, founder of Blue Lemon Insight & Strategy. Anne-Sophie discussed technology and the future of market research with Jérôme. A recording of the session is available here.

Key successes for DIY Platforms: Simplicity, Innovation and Expertise

DIY, the right way

We were delighted that Frédérique Alexandre (Ipsos, Sample Global Leader) and Christine Caggia (Askia, Scientific Director) took part in the April Spring Box event. They explained how technological innovation, simplicity, speed and expertise are the keys to success for your insights. They showed how to launch surveys with ease and reliability, while also benefiting from Ipsos’ expertise whenever needed. Frédérique presented Ipsos’ Digital Platform and its wide range of Do-It-Yourself solutions. Then Christine shared her point of view on the power of A.I. to transform the end-user experience…

Phebi launch their Emotional Resonance Score

Askia’s technology partner Phebi has added new ways to quickly and easily get insights from the non-conscious aspects of speech in surveys. Phebi is the creator of an innovative market research solution that uses voice tech, artificial intelligence (AI), and natural language processing (NLP) to generate insights from the analysis of speech. The technology is the first product to win both innovation awards in the same year from IIeX and the UK Market Research Society. The solution is an easy, affordable, DIY add-on to the Askia platform. It…

Brexit Post-Transition Period: UK Data Protection Note

At the time of publication of this note, it seems increasingly likely that the UK will not be granted an adequacy decision by the end of the transition period (31st December 2020). In this note, we look at how data will flow between the UK and Europe from 1st January 2021 and how the (EU) 2016/679 GDPR will apply to the UK when processing EU personal data in the UK. GDPR, DPA 2018 and Brexit: the background The General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) became directly applicable…

Hey! Succour

Slice & dice the market research cake

New software built around the needs of research practitioners can relieve the enormous pressure they’re under. More than that: it has the power to make their working lives at once easier, more stimulating and more rewarding. In fact, market researchers can now slice, dice and have their cake (and eat it!) Industry challenges and pressure on research professionals as individuals have been mounting over the last few years. Researchers are constantly being told to be smarter, quicker, more agile, more innovative and more accountable; to process, integrate and…

What’s new in Codeit

Our friends at Digital Taxonomy have been busy working on adding new functionality in Codeit, and Askia was delighted to be able to welcome Tim Brandwood, CEO & CO-Founder, back for a webinar that showcased some of the highlights. Areas we will covered: Askia 5.5.3 Integration – both Askia and Digital Taxonomy have worked incredibly hard on the new integration via the Askia API. It is ready and already in use by a few Askia clients. Tim showed how the two systems now work together. Machine Translation –…

The show must go on

This time of year is traditionally the start of the festival season in Europe and in any normal year, many of the Askia team would be heading off in camper vans to immerse themselves in a collective celebration of art, music, food, drink & humanity. But this is no normal year. The festival and conference industry has been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and our friends in the MR industry that run their conferences are proving that adversity really is the mother of invention. They have…

Askia extends its 2020 Spring Webinar Series

Askia webinar spring extension

These are unprecedented & challenging times. However one positive trend that does seem to be coming through is that there is currently a thirst for online learning. Our last two webinars were the most well attended that we have ever run and so we decided to organise two more. The first one was quite a technical session, all about the use of Askia Design Controls & Askia Design Pages (ADCs & ADPs) encompassing our ADX Studio – a unique place to create your own custom question controls and…

With Ipsos, Askia remains Askia!

With Ipsos Askia remains Askia

This blog article is an interview with Jérôme Sopoçko and Patrick George Lassale, co-founders of Askia. Originally published online on 23rd March 2020 in the Market Research News France website – original article in French. The announcement was made a few days ago: Ipsos is taking a majority stake in Askia, a specialist in software solutions for Market Research. Yet another acquisition one might say, as these are happening quite commonly these days in our industry. However, the news came as a surprise to at least some market…