The “Missing Data Provider or Packet” error that can occur when opening SurveyTracker 5.7 sounds scarier than it really is.
The key to any successful survey with a high response rate is communicating the importance of the survey and delivering it in a timely manner and at the right time. There are good times and bad times to launch a survey and I’d like to spend a little time on when to not launch the survey.
Before launching a survey, there are some important internal resource and management buy-in considerations. Nailing these things down before you start the ball rolling will help ensure things run smoothly and that there will be action on the back-end once the results are in.
A recent survey of internet-using full and part-time office workers show that e-mail is the most important tool for their job.