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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…

Unmasking Zorro

There was only going to be one theme for the 2020/21 Askia New Year card. Most years there are weeks of debate around Askia Towers, choosing what the global theme of the year just gone should be. So no wasted time this time around. It was clearly the pandemic. But how to find the right angle on what is a truly difficult situation for everyone? This one did take weeks of debate and brainstorming, until we organized one of those Zoom wine drinking gatherings. After a few glasses…

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…

Askia Winter Webinar

Stephen Bronnec was the main attraction in the final Askia Webinar of 2020, where he revealed the new Askia platform, in advance of its launch early next year. The new platform is a fully SaaS version of Askia that brings together a series of linked online modules that allow users to create, field and report on their web surveys. In the session Stephen covered: Askia Portal Overview Demonstrated the end to end workflow (Design, Field, Vista) Showed the compatibility with the offline versions of Design & Supervisor Explained…

Askia New Year’s Card 2020/21

For many people, 2020 can’t come to an end soon enough and thankfully we don’t have much longer to wait before we can consign the year of this pandemic firmly into the past. Hooray to that! This is also the time of year when the Askia elves are busy creating our annual New Year’s greetings card. It’s Patrick’s turn to be the card “model” and it will come as no surprise to most of you to hear that a new costume has been ordered. Patrick is also growing…

“Simplicity is complexity well done” by DemoSCOPE

Simplicity is complexity well done

The following is a transcription of an article published by Stefan Klug, Head of Production at DemoSCOPE. It explains DemoSCOPE’s innovative approach to programming complex surveys, using Askia software.  While many market research projects today are created using DIY Software, DemoSCOPE usually solves technically demanding survey tasks for its clients. Traditional market research programming has always been, and still is to some extent, to transfer a paper questionnaire into a CAWI, CATI or CAPI application – question by question, sequence by sequence and language by language. We have had several…

Ways in which DemoSCOPE is harnessing the power of Askia software

We’re always eager to share news about ways in which our software is being used around the globe and here is an example from a Swiss customer, DemoSCOPE. By way of a brief introduction, DemoSCOPE, a user of Askia software since 2010, is Switzerland’s largest owner-managed market research company. Established as a one-man business in 1961, DemoSCOPE today employs around 60 permanent staff as well as several hundred freelancers. To continue with the theme of the article, DemoSCOPE has recently completed a project for the Swiss Federal Statistical…