Rockville, MD, January 23, 2020— CIRQ, an International Standards Organization (ISO) audit and certification body that is a subsidiary of the Insights Association, has announced that EurekaFacts has been recertified to the ISO 20252:2012 Standard—Market, opinion and social research, including insights and data analytics.
ISO 20252 establishes globally recognized terms, definitions, and service requirements for project management in research organizations. Processes outlined in ISO 20252 are designed to produce transparent, consistent, well-documented, and error-free methods of conducting and managing research projects.
This certification covers full research project design and management starting from information needs identification, through the development of qualitative and quantitative research designs, conducting mixed mode field data collection, and then conducting statistical analysis, reporting, and delivering actionable recommendations. EurekaFacts conducts international, national, regional, and local studies for a wide range of clients, including government agencies, non-profits, and private sector firms.
About EurekaFacts EurekaFacts is a full-service market and social research firm in the Washington, D.C. area. We help leaders understand and shape successful programs, communications, and brands through data collection and advanced analytics.Since 2003, we have collaborated with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations to answer their research questions and business objectives.EurekaFactsisISO 20252certified, the highest quality standard in market and social research.
About CIRQ A subsidiary of theInsights Association,CIRQ(the Certification Institute for Research Quality) was established to provide assessment and certification services to market research firms seeking certification to ISO 20252 and ISO 27001. A non-profit entity, CIRQ is committed to providing timely, thorough, and impartial assessments of its customers’ quality management or information security management systems in regard to certification to corresponding standards. CIRQ was established in compliance with all ISO requirements for certification bodies that provide auditing and certification services. To conform to its mandate of objective and impartial audits to these ISO standards, CIRQ is independently operated and managed under the oversight of an independent Board of Directors and submits to annual moderation by external authorities on ISO certification bodies.