If you are human, leave this field blank.
Daytime Telephone Number
Alternate Telephone Number
Please select which age bracket you would fall into.
20 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
51 - 60
Please select from the below options in relation to your employment status?
Company employee (general staff)
Company employee (management)
Company employee (owner, officer)
Civil servant, teacher, or non-profit organization employee
Temporary / contract employee
Self-employed (Commercial / industry service)
Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Professional (Legal management such as a lawyer or tax accountant)
Professional (Medical-related such as a physician)
Part-time / casual employee
Housewife / househusband
Junior college / vocational school student
Undergraduate / graduate student
Other Profession Please specify
Please select the best statement from below to describe you Nationality & Work Status;
I am British, was born and raised in the UK and work in London
I am British, was born and raised in the UK (outside of London) and now work in London
I am an expatriate and came to London for work
I am a foreigner and employed in London locally.
None of the above
Which industry do you work in?
Automotive (Manufacturer, distributor, parts manufacturing, parts sales, etc.)
Electric appliances and machinery (Manufacturer, distributor, parts manufacturing, parts sales, etc.)
Precision equipment and photography (Manufacturer, distributor, parts manufacturing, parts sales, etc.)
Food and drink (Manufacturer, distributor, wholesale, restaurant, etc.)
Chemical and pharmaceutical (Manufacturer, specialized trading company, wholesale, etc.)
Daily necessities (Manufacturer, wholesale, distributor, etc.)
Distribution (Department store, supermarket, distribution consulting, etc.)
Clothing (Apparel and clothing sales, etc.), hairdressing, beauty, beauty salon
Architecture, civil engineering, housing and housing equipment (Design, manufacturer, sales, construction and civil engineering consulting, etc.)
Finance and insurance
IT, information and communication
Medical care and welfare
Educational corporation and education
Printing and publishing
Media industry (TV, magazines, newspapers, etc.)
Marketing and market research firm
None of the above
Please tell us your current occupation;
Sales / administrative / planning
Service / sales
Technical (software, networks, internal information systems)
Technical (electrical, electronic, mechanical)
Technical (materials, food, medical)
Technical (construction, civil engineering)
Manufacturing (worker at production site / factory)
Construction / construction worker, craftsman
Professional (e.g. Teacher, Lawyer) Please specify:
Professional in health care industry
Management / owner
Which 'other' occupation do you work in?
Please tell us your function at work (please select all that apply)?
How are you personally involved in the introduction and management of IT products and systems at your workplace?
I'm involved in the recommendation, evaluation, and selection of IT products and systems to be introduced
I decide the number and type of IT products and systems to be introduced
I circulate IT product and system introduction proposals for approval
I'm involved in the approval of IT product and system introduction proposals
I'm involved in the introduction of IT products and systems in a process other than the above
I'm involved in the operation and management of IT products and systems after their introduction
I am not involved in any of the above
Scope of IT system you are responsible for;
None of the above
Frequency of use of business/professional software
Almost every day (4-5 days per week)
2-3 days per week
Around 1 day per week
2-3 days per month
Around 1 day per month
Less than 1 day per month
Not at all
How many years have you been using IT systems (software) in business/your profession?
Less than 1 year
20 years or longer
Please describe level of knowledge, and your understanding of the use of IT system(software). Please select an answer that best applies.
I have overall and detailed knowledge about the use of business/professional system (software) currently using, and be able to teach other people how to use it.
I understand how to use the business/professional system(software) within the scope of my work, and have no issue with my performance.
I generally understand how to use the business/professional system(software) without using user manuals, but I sometime ask other people how to use it.
I know how to use business/professional system (software) if I have user manuals with me.
I cannot use the business/professional system (software) without any supervision
Which one of the following best applies to your IT-related (computers and software, internet) knowledge and proficiency?
I have professional knowledge or knowledge equivalent to that of an expert
I have a better-than-average knowledge and can provide advice to others when trouble occurs
I can essentially use IT without any trouble for work, study and fun. I can solve some problems by myself.
I can use general features including the internet and e-mail, however I cannot handle initial configuration or solve problems by myself.
I can only handle the internet and e-mail, I cannot handle anything more complex
I can only print photographic images and create documents, I cannot use IT beyond that
I can't understand IT or use it well, even if someone tells me what to do
Please note manufacturer names and specific product names of the IT system (software) you usually use for your business/professional use.
Are you able to provide us a few screenshots of IT system(software) that you currently use in your business/profession.
How many employees work at your place of employment? (incl. branches in overseas)
Less than 10
10,000 or more
I don't know
What is your job title?
Could you provide a few screenshots of business/professional related software/websites, or URLs of those websites, which you think attractive in terms of design? Also please let us know reasons of your choices in detail.
Please tell us your education level.
Vocational/technical college graduate
Master's degree or higher/Doctorate
Unmarried, no children
Unmarried, with children
Married, no children
Married, with children
Number of years working at your current place of employment
Which of the following dates and times would you be available to take part in the research (please select all that apply)?