Web Interviewer Overview

March 30, 2020

Web interviewer is a facility of Survey Solutions allowing the interviewers to work from the server, similar to supervisors and headquarter users.

Similarly to the Interviewer App on the tablet, the web interviewer allows interviewers to view their dashboard and conduct interviews. There are, however, some differences between the web interviewer and the Interviewer App:

Interviewer AppWeb Interviewer
DevicesAndroid-based tabletsAny devices with a web-browser
Access to internetRequired for synchronization onlyRequired all the time
Interviews appear on the serverAfter synchronization of tablet completed interviews will appear in status *Completed*, incomplete interviews don't appear.Immediately as interviews started in status *InterviewerAssigned*, after completion in status *Completed*.
Question types and design structuresLimitations:
  • matrix presentation of categorical questions (will appear as series of individual questions);
  • table presentation of rosters (will appear as roster with item buttons).
  • Geography question not supported;
  • Barcode question (will appear as text);
  • Picture question (upload image only).

Further articles explain particular aspects of working with the the web interviewer: