Discus from Axiom Software takes DISC Profiling to the Next Level,
giving you an unparalleled suite of integrated DISC solutions. As well
as DISC assessment, Discus handles relationship reporting, team building
and negotiation management. There are also built in services to take
full advantage of the Internet, providing a seamless connection to
Great Pricing – Discus works completely on a pay-per-profile basis,
so you only pay for the profiles you use. There’s no up-front charge,
and no ongoing license fee – instead, you just pay a small standard
charge for each profile you create. To maximize Discus’
cost-effectiveness further, there’s Outline profiling. Ideal for
experienced DISC users or an Outline profile will provide minimal DISC
information from a questionnaire, at a significantly reduced fee.
Free Features – Discus 4 offers a host of features that are
completely free to use. Job matching and profiling, relationship
analysis, team profiling and building, and many more besides, are all
available for unlimited use at no charge.
- Quick and Easy Questionnaires
Create a profile through an on-screen questionnaire, or use a printed
question set (available for free). Discus 4 also integrates the Discus Online account we’ll set up for you, so you can create DISC profiles across the Web.
- Direct and Relevant Reporting
include a complete array of graphical displays and assessments, as
well as a natural language description of up to twenty-one different
aspects of a person’s behaviour.
- Relationship Reporting
A feature that will examine two separate DISC profiles and report on
the important features of their likely working relationship.
- Printing and e-mailing
Every report in Discus 4 can be output under your complete control.
Choose which sections are included in a report, and then print or e-mail
directly from your desktop.
Discus has Job Profile design facilities for newcomers and experts
alike. You can define your job’s needs through a simple questionnaire,
or base it on an existing profile. For experienced users, you can even
define the Job Profile purely by hand.
- Job Profile Library
To get you started with Job Profiling, Discus comes complete with a
built-in library of over fifty standard Job Profiles, that you can use
as a basis for creating your own.
- Merging Job Profiles
A great new tool helps you build Job Profiles as a group exercise. If
you collect views of a role from many different perspectives, Discus can
merge all those perspectives together to provide an optimum new Job
- New Job Profile Reporting
Each Job Profile, including those you create yourself, has its own
report in natural language. In Discus, this report has been specially
redeveloped and extended to make it even more useful than ever
Job Profiling is the process of defining a job or role in DISC terms,
so that it can be matched against ordinary DISC profiles to establish a
behavioural match between the two. Discus has always been at the
forefront of Job Profiling technology but with the new Discus, Axiom
Software have added even more new features.
Discus has an entire section dedicated to helping optimize
negotiation. Contact Profiles build a model of a person’s behaviour
indirectly, without the need for a DISC questionnaire, and can make
recommendations for productive business interaction with that
- Contact Profiling Couldn’t be Simpler
Just answer twelve simple questions, and Discus 4 can generate a behavioural model of the person you describe.
- Quick Call Questionnaires
These special questionnaires are ideal for modelling a person’s style
interactively. Adjust the model on-screen during a call, and the Contact
Profile will adapt immediately to your changes.
- In-depth Reporting
A standard Contact Profile report consists of seven separate sections,
along with a useful checklist covering basic ‘Dos’ and ‘Don’ts’ when
negotiating with an individual.
- DISC Compatibility
Contact Profiles work using the same basic principles as DISC, so they
can also be described and analyzed in DISC terms. Discus 4 can even
provide a full DISC report for a candidate profiled this way.
Behavioural team building, management and reporting is included in
Discus 4 as a completely free service. So long as you have a DISC
profile for each member, you can model and assess the dynamics and
working patterns of any teams you wish.
- Drag-and-drop Team Building
You can import any individual’s DISC profile into your team, and freely
assign and reassign that individual within the team to explore the
- Understanding the Team
Discus 4 will provide a comprehensive team report in natural language,
covering not only the general structure of the team, but also its key
relationship issues, dynamics, roles and leadership questions.
- Team Attitudes at a Glance
The completely new ‘PPF’ (Pace-Perspective-Focus) team attitudes
assessment extends DISC to provide a model of any member’s attitudes
towards a team, and the type of role they will typically fulfill.
- Team Profiling
Using the Team Profiler tool, Discus 4 can even recommend ideal
behavioural combinations for you. Based on a team definition you
provide, the Team Profiler will search for team combinations that match
Discus 4 comes complete with a whole range of additional features and
services, including a comprehensive selection of online tools, as well
as editors and controls to help you get the most of the the Discus 4
- Full Integration Between Discus Software and Discus Online
Discus will connect directly to a Discus Online account, to provide
online DISC profiling, and more features besides, such a profile
publication. DISC profiles can be freely transferred between Discus 4
and Discus Online.
- Online Resources
Discus has its own built-in Web browser to take you directly to
resources you need. That includes not only extensive reference material,
but also a range of interactive Web services.
- Staying Up To Date
The Discus Update utility will automatically scan for any new files or
content, and download and install them as needed. That ensures that your
Discus 4 installation is always completely up to date.
- Designing Reports
With the Report Editor, you can develop your own specialized content by
combining DISC interpretations in to create reports specific to your own
- Questionnaires on Tap
Discus holds printable versions of all the questionnaires it uses. With
the click of a button, you can create as many copies as you need of a
questionnaire for candidates to complete, and then enter their answers
into Discus at your convenience.
- Data Security
Discus provides security and pass-wording features to control access to sensitive DISC data.
- iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Applications
Discus has a range of free iPad, iPhone and iPad Touch applications that
allow you and your team to utilize Discus on the road, search a
detailed DISC reference library and allow your sales team to quickly
profile their prospects and understand the best sales and negotiation
strategies to use.
Quite simply, Discus is the most comprehensive, powerful and cost-effective DISC profiling solution available today.