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Askia’s mission, vision & values

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of Askia; a time to celebrate, but also to reflect on the corporate equivalent of existential questions: our mission, vision and core values. These 3 business concepts can seem abstract at first, yet they are essential. Imagine a football team whose players don’t know the rules of the game and how to play it or an architect without a vision of what the building will be used by and for which purpose. We all need aspiration and destination in life. Businesses are…

Verve adopts Platform One

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Community Panels specialists, Verve, founded in 2008 and with offices in London, Leeds, Chicago and Toronto, conducts full-service market research whether it be online, offline, qual, quant or mobile. By utilizing the power of their clients’ Community Panel assets, Verve provides online spaces where dialogue with customers can take place. This could be small Community Panels of say 50-100 panelists, permanent spaces of 100,000 or more, and everything in between. Verve’s Technology Director Amyas Peto told us that Askia’s advances into panel management systems with Platform One, the…

Askia party at the Quirks Event!

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Askia will be attending the Quirks Event on February 23rd and 24th at the Marriott Brooklyn Bridge in New York. We’ll be at booth #12 with members of our New York, Los Angeles, Paris & London teams! As usual, we’ll be showcasing our portfolio of survey authoring, data collection and analysis apps and we’ll be looking forward to meeting you there. But we can’t take part in this great event without a party so we’ve decided on hosting our own! Here are the details: When? Monday, February 22nd from 7:00…

MRS Annual Awards 2015

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Every year the great and the good of the UK market research industry get together for an extremely glitzy awards evening which is always a fantastic event but this year the MRS surpassed themselves at Supernova in the heart of London; Askia was there as a sponsor and party goers along with 850 others out for a great night and what a fantastic night it was too. The awards are, and I quote, “…to celebrate research’s ability to drive innovation, inspire change and deliver results. Evidence matters and…

Askia User Survey 2015 results

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What did you like? Most of you like the easy to use & learn our applications. In the same idea, you think our application are intuitive and user-friendly. You also mentioned our scripting engine (Askiascript 2.0), the flexibility and the fact our platform is open to extend the software as well as the quality of the support. Our personal favorite was “The close working relationship and the willingness to listen to our concerns”. What did you not like? You would like us to simplify the management/modification of web screens to…

Askia launches new qual / quant research software platform

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Serial market research entrepreneurs Jon Gumbrell and Mike Hall have partnered with survey software specialists Askia to launch a new unified customer feedback software platform called Platform One. Platform One has been built to manage every kind of customer feedback scenario: from large-scale quant panels, to small-scale qual communities, to complete Voice of the Customer programs. It comes with a suite of in-built quant / qual project tools, a customisable member portal for member engagement and web research, and a fully integrated app for mobile research. The company’s…

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,…

Myforce opens a new office in Prague!

I have a bit of important MyForce news to share with you: we opened a new office in Prague, Czech Republic! Kateřina Marková (whom we have worked with for many years already) becomes managing director of MyForce CZ. As Myforce keeps on growing both in turnover and in number of countries where our solutions are installed, opening MyForce CZ was a logical next step for us. Choosing Prague as our new office location is no coincidence, as we had good reasons to opt for this particular city: First…

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…