[community] Accessible survey platform recommendations?

Keith Smith ksmith at uxstrategy.ca
Tue Jul 21 14:09:53 UTC 2020


I’m also interested in this discussion.

Thanks,
Keith
ksmith at uxstrategy.ca

On Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 9:38 AM <pina.dintino at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think that would be great. I think like many organizations though, they
> may not have developers who can dig in or code. Many just need to use
> something out  of the box. Let's see if we can setup a call for everyone to
> join. Would someone at IDRC interested in hosting?
> Pina
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> Just adding to conversation around survey platforms. We use a combination
> of
> proprietary dashboards (things that we've made ourselves) and have, over
> the
> past couple of years, started to incorporate the use of LimeSurvey
> (https://www.limesurvey.org/en/) and then hosting the mix on our own
> servers. This approach means that you have to be willing to dig in and do
> some of the coding yourself but you have the additional assistance of an
> extensive support community. We've, for the most part, been able to find
> solutions to most of the problems of working through the API and related
> issues. We have also been able to rely on the services of an outside
> Canadian web development company, which specializes in these types of
> projects, when things go beyond the knowledge of those in the research
> group. I can pass the name of the web dev company to you, if you are
> interested in contacting them yourself.
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> Hi Julia,
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> Happy to help if I can. I've worked on a number of survey projects in
> Canada
> that needed to be both accessible and private in the last couple of years,
> and involved various specific communities and languages.
> Choosing the best platform(s) depends on a number of aspects regarding the
> structure and nature of the survey, and so there is some nuance to this.
> I'd be happy to have a call with you about it, if that would help.
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> Regards,
> David
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> On Mon, Jul 20, 2020 at 2:30 PM Foster, Julia <Julia.Foster at kingstonhsc.ca
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> wrote:
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> > Hi everyone,
> > We are looking for a survey platform that is good for accessibility
> > and meets privacy standards for research in Canada. We are looking to
> > interview healthcare providers and people with vision loss. What
> > platforms are you using?
> > Thanks,
> > Julia
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