Tag: automating insight

What’s new in Design 5.5.3?

What's new in Design 5.5.3?

The latest update to Design, our survey authoring solution, was released late January / early February. This update, version 5.5.3, includes the following new features and enhancements: Non-selectable responses, response hierarchy & headers We’ve added a much requested feature that allows users to add a hierarchical structure to a list of response items. This hierarchy is limited to two levels: a response header and child responses; e.g car brands (BMW, Mercedes, Renault, …) and car models (Series 3, Series 5 for BMW; Class A, Class B, Class C…

Askia & Ipsos

Askia & Ipsos

Version française dessous / French version below How is it that after 25 years of independence, Askia has now chosen to continue along the road with Ipsos? The publication of the press release this week announcing Ipsos’ acquisition of a majority stake in Askia was accompanied by this very legitimate question. The answer can be summed up in a few words – their proposal is quite simply in line with our values. It is based on three fundamental ingredients: Recognition of the Askia product range Career opportunities for…

Ipsos acquires a majority stake in Askia

Ipsos acquires majority stake in Askia

From Ipsos, Paris, 10 February 2020: Ipsos is pleased to announce the acquisition of a majority stake in Askia, a leading survey technology provider to the market research industry for more than 20 years.Askia was founded in 1996 by Jérôme Sopoçko and Patrick George Lassale. Its high performing tools for collecting, analysing, reporting and visualising both online and offline data enjoy high recognition among more than 150 clients, including research companies and businesses. Askia has subsidiaries in France, the UK, Germany and the United States. Its annual revenues…

Automating insight : our revamped vision, mission & values

Revamped mission, vision & values

In 2016, as we celebrated Askia’s 20th anniversary, we published our company’s vision, mission and values for the first time. If you’ve followed us over the past 3 years you will know that we have undertaken a series of major developments. In the process, we have moved away from “Askia software for surveys” to become “Askia automating insight”. Our offering now integrates a strategic dimension and we favour a long-term partnership approach providing expert advice to support our customers through the most complex and strategic projects. This new positioning…

Talkin’ bots an’ revolution

Talkin bots an revolution

A visit to the ESOMAR congress is a sure way to know what’s the next fad or major shift in Market Research. And in September, I counted 4 papers about chat bots. As a proud supporter of the ASC, I am going to point out that the first good paper I saw at a MR conference was at the May 2017 day conference by Simon Neve of Wizu fame. I am not usually afraid of jumping on the bandwagon but in that same conference, Chris Davison and I…

Askia at Research & Results 2019

Askia at Research & Results 2019

Tomorrow, over 3,000 market research experts from all over the world will join Askia at Research & Results 2019 in Munich! The German trade show has become the largest MRX conference in the EU with over 112 workshops, a fully-booked Innovation Area and exhibitors from all over the world. We’ve been regulars of this event for the past couple of years and once again we’ll be there in numbers; team members from Germany, France, Belgium and the United Kingdom. Come and visit us at booth 138 (in Hall…

We’re hiring a support techie in Paris

Askia Paris tech support job offer

Description Askia is a software vendor for market research. You will join our tech support and professional services team. We are based in France, United Kingdom, Germany, USA and South Korea. Our software suite is used to design surveys, manage survey fieldwork and for data analysis. Your main objective will be to use your expertise on issues our users may experience while using our applications. Your main tasks will be: Technical support & consulting by email, telephone and occasionally on-site User training & software installations (in France or…

ESOMAR Congress ’19 & Askia party with Lucid!

Askia ESOMAR party 2019

Once again the Askia team will be attending ESOMAR Congress ’19 on September 8-11 at Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre. For those of you who plan to attend, we’ll be at booth #20 in the conference centre (right next to the Black Box) so don’t hesitate to drop by for a chat! But the major news is that we’ll be hosting our annual Askia party immediately following ESOMAR’s Welcome reception. And for the second year in a row, we’re delighted to have the great people of Lucid co-host with…

What’s new in Askiafield 5.5.2

After talking about the latest version of AskiaDesign 5.5.2, the newest major release of our data collection platform, askiafield, is also finally available. It includes many new features, some fixes and performance improvements. So, what’s new in askiafield 5.5.2? You can check out the fully detailed release notes , take a look at previous askiafield articles or just glance at the most notable new features below: Default quota settings You can now apply default quota settings on a per survey basis. This option is available in the Supervisor…

Hearing voices

Hearing Voices

Voice tech is everywhere today. In the car, in the kitchen, possibly even in the bedroom. And this is just the start of it. Love it or loathe it, there is a wave of new voice technology coming that will revolutionise our world. And survey research is no exception. You are bound to start hearing voices… So Askia devoted two webinars to partner technology that is changing the way that we can utilise voice in survey research. Tapping the power of voice to build better web surveys  Our…