The lead consultant at ASDF Research has QPR accreditation, is a full member of the The Research Society and has over 25 years experience in the social and market research industry. Their work history can be found on Linkedin and a PDF summary can be found here: Christy Arnott CV (pdf 120KB).
ASDF Research is a trust mark member of the Australia Data and Insights Association (formerly AMSRO).
We also have a product flyer here and a blog discussing research issues which you can find here.
A list of current and previous surveys in field can be found here.
Some of our clients:
A selection of ASDF projects have been outlined below:
Representative sampling of rates database with detailed analysis and interactive dashboard.
Online surveys with parents and students at selected schools. Included detailed analysis document.
Development of profile framework, collating publicly available data, representative sampling of rates database with detailed analysis and interactive dashboard.
100% response rate with Victorian Local Council planning departments to help understand digital capabilities.
Representative sampling of rates database with detailed analysis.
Analysis of data collected by Council to inform their Community Vision.
Development of a framework for Council's community profile, then put together the profile document using publicly available data. Included an intranet site for Council staff.
Online survey for ad testing using Dynata sample provider
In collaboration with Market Solutions we undertook research to understand community perceptions of Climate Action, to inform the development of a local council Climate Action Plan.
ASDF Research developed a free community survey available for Councils to use to understand the impact of the pandemic on their communities. This was used by a number of Councils.
For this project we developed a framework for evaluating Councils’ environmental education programs.
A number of workshops were held […]
In collaboration with CDM Research we developed a survey tool to help understand how cycling infrastructure changes might encourage people to cycle to work.
Assisted a local Council with developing a community engagement framework and implementing a representative community survey (mail-out), general community survey (online and paper), data combining, analysis and reporting, and first draft of the DAMP.
Set up a dynamic excel form for collecting administrative data from seven Councils. Collected data was combined and analysed, with the production of a clear and consise analysis report to assist with service planning.
Development of a comprehensive Excel document to summarise data from a range of sources across 19 topic areas relevant to Council planning.
Assisted a local council with the design, analysis and evaluation of community engagement to inform their Council Plan.
Using publicly available data we produced 7 inforgraphics tailored to the clients style guide, plus a supporting reference document.
Assisted a local council with the analysis of data from their facilities booking database to help identify the likely financial impact on clients of a change in booking structure and fees
Provided 2 x 1 hour training sessions for a staff member on use of the online survey software package Limesurvey.
Assisted a local council with analysis of their childcare parent satisfaction survey.
Comprehensive data sourcing and presentation project. Outputs include a designed report, infographics and a data dashboard.
ASDF Research managed a project to measure usage of public toilet facilities for a local council, to inform their Public Toilet Plan.
Design work to produce a visual health tracker for the Municipal Health Profile, and development of a written summary section for the document.
Produced 4 Infographics based on research data.
Undertook a thematic analysis of 2 questions in a pre-existing survey.
Each question had over 800 comments ranging from 1-5 […]
This project occurred whilst Christy was directly employed by Moonee Valley City Council, not as an ASDF contract. It has been included as a illustration of the type of work ASDF Research can do. Christy designed and implemented a database to keep track of research and consultation projects occurring in the organisation.
A project for the Australian Horse Industry Council which achieved over 3,000 completed surveys. ASDF designed the survey, hosted an online version, produced an analysis report and infographic and presented the findings.
ASDF Research was commissioned by a transport planner to program an online survey with an embedded video, and provide 3 iPads for interviewers to conduct the survey.
Programming of an online survey for use on ipads.
Designed and programmed an online survey with mapping functionality built-in. Distributed the survey through various channels and presented some of the findings using a Google map.