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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Network Canvas - Interviewer
Network Canvas - Interviewer Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Network Canvas Interviewer is an interview administration mechanism that is designed to be simple and intuitive for research participants, and to integrate with the rest of the Network Canvas suite of tools. It is the cornerstone of the Network Canvas project.

Interviewer runs on both tablet devices using touch screens, and desktop computers using either touch or conventional keyboard and mouse inputs. Its interfaces are optimized for the specific needs of network interviews and are highly flexible and customizable. Interviewer uses Network Canvas protocol files to configure itself to show the screens and stages that are designed for further study.

Once the data has been collected with Interviewer, it can export network datafiles directly to Server, or to the device or computer.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v23.1
Decision Date: 01/03/2023 at 08:08:42 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Network Canvas
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (01/03/2023 at 08:08:42 UTC).