Below is a brief description of the QPSMR Companion suite of programs. In order to see details of the latest Companion problems, please visit our Known problems page.
For access to further manuals and materials for download, please visit our Resources section.
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.
In addition, 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.
Furthermore, survey results can easily be imported from on-line surveys.
In addition, there are various Companion licence versions:
Please see the following link for information about Companion’s free to use facilities, which do not require a licence:
To see information about the standard Companion licence , sometimes referred to as Insight, please visit the following:
The following link directs you to information about the Extended Companion licence which, at a small extra cost, contains some specialised facilities that are useful for large or complex projects:
In addition, 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 as well as produce Excel tables from Reflect databases. For further 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 also enter data for paper and CAPI projects. For further information for the Input products, please visit our:
QPSMR CL (command language)
Powerful programming language
For experienced spec writers
The Command language is one of the leading scripting systems for cleaning data, in addition to producing tabulations from Market Research data. In addition, the program is fully compatible with the Companion programs. For further information, please visit our:
QPSMR Telin (CATI input)
Comprehensive telephone interviewing solution
Able to use INVADE PDS (predictive dialler) and other diallers
Able to use TAPI to dial numbers
A licenced data entry system for telephone interviewing. Furthermore, Telin is used with a Companion CATI licence and includes all the facilities of Input for other types of data entry, see Input. For further information on the Telin Classic program, please visit our:
For further information about Companion licences, please visit our Licensing page. Alternatively, you can email the Companion’s authors (further details are on our About page), or please visit our Dealer page on the Companion.scot website.