Mission & Screener Builder Beta

We’re excited to introduce our new mission and screener builder beta to help streamline your research design process. Learn more about the new builder below!

Key things to know:

  • You can opt in/out of the beta builder at any time
  • The beta is optimized for Chrome and Safari browsers. Do not use Edge, Internet Explorer or Firefox browsers.
  • There are awesome new features and more to come!
  • Have questions or want more information? Check out our upcoming webinars and we’d love to hear your feedback once you’ve tried it.

How to opt in/out:

Sign into your account (or create a free account). Look for the blue opt-in bar when creating a mission or screener. Once you opt in, you’ll be directed to the beta. Within the beta you’ll see an opt out button. You can go back and forth as much as you want. Best of all, your saved questions and details will be preserved across both the old and new mission builder.

Opt in:

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Opt out:

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Features

Check out the highlights in the beta:

Details and Questions

We’ve streamlined and organized the steps required to design and deliver research in dscout. In the Details section, you can provide all the information required to deliver the research and instruct scouts (for missions and screeners) on one page. Likewise, you can easily switch to the Questions section to draft the questions you want to ask your scouts.

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Skip logic

You can now add skip logic to every question type except Checkpoint. Likewise, you can now move questions without disrupting your skip logic. There is one exception. If you move a question with skip logic before the question it is associated with you will be prompted to delete the skip logic associated with the question.

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Edit questions

Designing research is a dynamic process. Now you can change question attributes in multiple choice, media, and open ended questions. For example, you change a single select question to a multiple select with a single click.

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Preview

Our new preview feature allows you to gain a better understanding of how scouts will experience your research and thus, provides a richer context to your scouts’ experience.

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Export

Now, it’s easier than ever to share your research design with colleagues and stakeholders. Our new PDF is neatly formatted document and ideal for sharing and printing. The new RTF (Rich Text Format) is fully editable.

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Status bar

The status bar is a new element we’ve added to the platform. It provides key information and shortcuts to functions that are applicable to each phase of your project.

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Future Features

Some features, like job code or copying questions are not available yet - but we’ll be adding to and improving the beta over the the next few weeks, so stay tuned!

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PS: Want more?

  • Sign up to see Charles set up a project using the new builder
  • Sign up to talk with the product team while they host office hours
  • Once you’ve tried out the new beta we’d love to hear your feedback

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