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Product Information
What is QDS™?
What's New in Version 4.0?
System Requirements
Free Trial Version
Archived Versions

Technical Support
Online QDS™ 4.0 Help System 
QDS 4.0 New Features (PDF|1.5MB)
FAQs
QDS™ Video Tutorials
Maintenance Upgrades
QDS Sample Files


Related Services
QDS™ Trainings
Questionnaire Development

Brochures Adobe PDF documents
QDS™ Fact Sheet (2MB)
QDS™ ACASI Case Study (84KB)
Custom Data Management Solutions (158KB)


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QDS Sales
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801 Roeder Road
Suite 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-986-1891
Fax: 301-986-4931





 

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Which Modules Do I Need?
Pricing


For users who have already purchased QDS: Download QDS™ here.


Ready to purchase QDS? Mail, fax or email the following order form:
Order form for QDS™ 4.0 Purchases (PDF, 188KB)



Which Modules Do I Need?

QDS™ is modularized so you can purchase only those components you plan to use. Should your plans change, you can add modules in the future.

Questionnaire Design
Typically, you will need at least one Design Studio license. You should purchase one Design Studio license for each researcher who will be using QDS™ to design questionnaires. The Design Studio is where you describe everything about your questionnaire—the questions, valid ranges, skip patterns, consistency checks, etc. You might think of this as programming, but it's more like filling out forms. There is no programming required to use QDS.

Data Collection
You will need to purchase data collection licenses/modules for each workstation used for data entry, CAPI interviewing, or ACASI interviewing. The modules may be used for questionnaires created with the Design Studio, and may be reused for any future questionnaires. For example, if you are using only paper questionnaires keyed at two data entry stations, you need two data entry module licenses, regardless of the number of questionnaires you are using or the number of interviews conducted. If you are doing only CAPI interviews, you need one CAPI license for each computer being used to conduct interviews, regardless of the number of different questionnaires being used.

The QDS-Web™ module is licensed on an annual term basis. For more information on QDS-Web pricing, please visit the QDS-Web™ site.

Data Management
Data Management functions are performed by the Warehouse Manager module. If you are not involved in multisite studies, you will probably need only one Warehouse Manager. For multisites studies, you may want to install one Warehouse Manager at each study site and one at the data coordinating center. However, many multisite studies opt to have only one central warehouse.

Still Unsure?
Our sales staff is available to provide help determining which modules to purchase. For assistance, contact us at .




Version 4.0 Pricing

New Purchases

QDS™ v4.0 pricing (per license) for new customers is:

Module

1-9 licenses

10-19 licenses (10% off each license)

20-49* licenses (20% off each license)

Design Studio

$295

$265.50

$236

Data Entry

$295

$265.50

$236

ACASI

$495

$445.50

$396

CAPI

$495

$445.50

$396

Warehouse Manager

$495

$445.50

$396

For information on QDS-Web pricing, please visit the QDS-Web™ site

*Contact us for purchases of 50 or more licenses.



Upgrades

QDS™ v4.0 pricing (per license) for existing customers is:

Module

Any previous version (2.x or 3.x), per license.*

Design Studio

$125

Data Entry

$125

ACASI

$125

CAPI

$125

Warehouse Manager

$125

For information on QDS-Web pricing, please visit the QDS-Web™ site

*Contact us for purchases of 50 or more licenses.


Wondering what's new and improved in QDS™ Version 4.0? Check out this list of enhancements on our What's New page.



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