Cluso Investigation Launches iPhone "Mobile Interrogator", an Interviewer's Video Solution Designed by Licensed Private Investigators.

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Cluso Investigation's "Mobile Interrogator" delivers a tool for Interviewers, but encourages everyone to ask more questions like an expert licensed private investigator. Build a script with over 1200 questions (or create custom questions), video record, playback & compare all interviewee answers side-by-side.

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We designed our app to be a proactive detective’s notebook for the 21st century because improving interview skills is a great defense against fraud

Cluso Investigation's "Mobile Interrogator" is now available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (with iOS 7.0 or greater). The download is available on iTunes for free.

Designed by expert licensed investigators, the app provides an easy way to build a script of questions and capture audio/video responses. The app is Intended for the person conducting the interview but simple enough to help everyone learn to ask more questions and execute better interviews. Asking questions is a typical job responsibility for an investigator. Also important is listening carefully to responses; individuals may provide inconsistent information or provide minor, inaccurate details. By building a script of questions and capturing video, the user can focus and listen to responses knowing the script keeps the interview on track.    

Several online data aggregators provide instant, yet inaccurate background check results. In contrast, Cluso Investigation provides a highly reliable, audit ready report by adding the extra effort required for accuracy. “We designed our app to be a proactive detective’s notebook for the 21st century because everyone can benefit by improving their interview skills”, states Sharon Sutila, CEO and Founder of Cluso Investigation.

While most Interview apps provide sample questions for job interview practice, this app provides a tool specifically for the Interviewer. Questions are the building blocks for interviewing. If a user has trouble thinking of questions to ask, he or she can simply choose a category and pick from hundreds of readily available options.

Designed as a versatile interviewing tool, a user can:

1.    Plan lists of questions for different types of interviews
2.    Find questions or ice-breakers to keep in mind for a networking event
3.    Practice interviewing others to improve confidence
4.    Practice being interviewed by someone else and record your answers.
5.    Interview multiple people with one question and compare all
        the different points of view for a research project
6.    Compare answers over time to mark improvement answering
        a specific set of questions
7.    Prepare a delivery for anticipated interview questions
8.    "Cluso Selfie-Interview": Reverse the camera and provide video question responses as an interviewee
9.    Conduct investigative reporting interviews, journalism, or other types
        of business-related interviews. Note: It is the responsibility of the user
        to ensure all federal, state and local laws are strictly followed in the use
        of the “Mobile Interrogator” app.

“The best way to protect yourself against fraud or deception is to ask more questions. Then your intuition combined with a little research may be all you need to avoid a headache later”, says Sutila. Recording is optional because even if audio/video is not used, it is the script itself which is an invaluable tool for staying focused while listening to answers.

The features are the following:

1.    Choose from 1200+ stored suggestion questions or create customized questions.
2.    Build scripted lists of questions. A drag and drop feature makes it easy to change the order of the questions listed.
3.    Identify and build target profiles using the phone's camera to attach a picture
4.    Choose a "Target", a "List", and Start an Interview [optional audit/video recording]
        Rerecording answers is an option.
5.    Compare all answers by interviewees on a key question.

The "Mobile Interrogator" was developed by Asponte Technology, Inc. on behalf of Cluso Investigation, owner of the application. It’s one of the first publicly available mobile applications developed with IBM® MobileFirst. Additionally the app is part of an IBM Digital Experience solution using Web Portal Server for content updating without releasing new versions via the iTunes Store. Built for iPhone5 it is compatible with iOS 7.0 or greater. The Android® version is now available on Google® Play. Sharon Sutila, Cluso Investigation CEO, is the Concept Creator. Philip Cheshire, Asponte Software Engineer, is the Lead Developer and Nick Ciafardoni, Asponte Software Engineer, is an Apple iOS expert.

Please note: Cluso Investigation is not a law firm and is not providing legal advice. Recording is an option and isn’t necessary to use the application for interviewing. Each user is reminded in the application's instructions to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws.

Cluso Investigation ( is a Texas Licensed Investigation firm (A16821) providing Investigative Research services revealing the truth about Job Candidates, Vendor/Suppliers, and Business People. Independently delivering Audit-Ready and/or internally compliant background check reports. Clients are typically required to adhere to complex contractual background check and drug testing requirements and/or audit enforcement oversight. “Revealing Who You Can Trust” Cluso Introduction Video. For additional information contact Sharon Sutila, CEO, Cluso Investigation at: ssutila(at)cluso(dot)com or (817) 945-2289.

Asponte Technology ( is an IBM Premier Partner providing Consulting, Support, Portal and WCM Services. Specific IT Consulting areas of expertise are WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal, IBM Web Content Management, IBM Cognos, IBM Connections and Mobile solutions. Asponte Technology provides IBM Digital Experience solutions. Clients include several Fortune 100 companies. For additional information contact Stephen Thorne at: stephen.thorne(at)asponte(dot)com or (603) 396-9449.

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