Data Collection Technology and Capabilities

Any Survey

Any question. Any routing. Any layout. There are no limits to what can be implemented in your survey.

Any Device

Our surveys use a responsive design, so respondents can answer surveys with desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

Other Types of Data

Collect biometric data, GPS or IP location data, or combine an online survey with a paper or smartphone diary.


Include pictures, audio clips and video into any survey question.

Interactive Widgets

Include interactive graphs, drag-and-drop sorting, and other dynamic functionality in your surveys.


Surveys can be WCAG and Section 508 compliant, with accessibility features for people with disabilities.

Custom Requests

Want something special? The ALP is a flexible service to help researchers. Contact us about your ideas, and we'll help you implement them.

Software Tools


Survey Data

MMIC™ is a comprehensive survey data collection system developed by RAND. It manages the entire data collection process, from questionnaire design to sample management to fieldwork monitoring to final dataset production.

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Social Network Data

EgoWeb is a system designed to administer egocentric/personal network data collection surveys.

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