In our company we have the potential to conduct face–to-face interviews with two methods:
It is the standard of the face-to-face data collection methods. All questions are included in printed questionnaires forms. Our interviewers complete them with a pen according to the answers of the carefully selected respondents.
>With the use of a handheld computer C.A.P.I. (Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing)
We have 18 portable Tablet PCs with touch sensitive screens so that our interviewers can easily record the respondent’s answers.
In this way we can reduce interviewing deadlines, results are more credible and the price-value ratio is improved too.
>These tablet Pcs can be used also for:
1. CASI, (Computer Assisted Self Completion Interviewing), a further advantage of this method is that respondents can give sensitive data or more reasoned answers since they have the chance to think over the questions more thoroughly without the intervention of the interviewer.