Below is a brief description of the QPSMR Companion suite of programs. For a complete list of features in the latest release, please go to Resources.
For details of the latest Companion problems, please visit our Known problems page.
For paper, CAPI and CATI surveys
Easy to use questionnaire set up
Data collection, import, export, weighting, etc
Powerful analysis and reporting
Companion is a Windows program for Market Research that uses the .Net Framework for speedy and reliable results. There is also an Android Input program available.
Companion can be used for processing satisfaction surveys, product tests, advertising awareness, business-to-business (B2B), mystery shopping, panel research, quality control surveys and social and opinion polls.
Survey results can easily be imported from on-line surveys.
There are various Companion versions:
Some parts of Companion are free to use, without a licence:
The standard Companion licence, sometimes referred to as Insight.
The Extended Companion licence which, at a small extra cost, contains some specialised facilities that are useful for large or complex projects.
The CATI Companion includes all the Extended Companion features and is an ideal telephone interviewing solution, including sample management, quota control and appointment handling.
End user analysis for project managers and clients
Powerful cross tables formatted as required
Include new filters, variables and statistical tests
You can download the Companion Reflect program and produce Excel tables from Reflect databases. For more information on the Reflect program, please visit our:
Easy to use, fully controlled data collection
For paper surveys and CAPI using keyboard or mouse
Use in-house or by outworkers/data entry companies
You can download the Companion Input (Windows or Android) program and enter data for paper and CAPI projects. For more information for the Input programs, please visit our:
QPSMR CL Classic
Powerful programming language
For experienced spec writers
The Command language is one of the leading scripting systems for cleaning data and producing tabulations from Market Research data. Fully compatible with the Companion programs. For more information on the QPSMR CL program, please visit our:
QPSMR Telin Classic
Comprehensive telephone interviewing solution
A licenced data entry system for telephone interviewing. Telin is used with a Companion CATI licence and includes all the facilities of Input for other types of data entry, see Input. For more information on the QPSMR Telin Classic program, please visit our:
For information about Companion licences, please visit our Licensing page or alternatively email the Companion’s authors (full details are on our About page), or visit our Dealer page on NetMR Scotland’s Companion website.