How to Use Simulated Data to Check Choice Model Experimental Designs Using Q
18 September 2018 | by Justin Yap

Running a survey can be expensive and time-consuming. Luckily you can use simulated data to check and compare your survey design, saving you time and

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How to do NPS Recoding in Q
17 September 2018 | by Daren Jackson

The Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a method for indexing a person’s willingness to recommend a product or service to others. It is defined as

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How to Create a Bar Chart in Q
12 September 2018 | by Tim Ali

There a two different methods of creating a bar chart in Q - using the built in chart options or R visualizations. I'll show you both.

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How to Create a Pyramid Chart in Q
11 September 2018 | by Chris Facer

A Pyramid chart is a bar chart where the bars grow out from the center, rather than from the left or right. Pyramid charts are

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How to Calculate an Average Value from Categorical Data in Q
07 September 2018 | by Daren Jackson

The traditional means for outputting categorical data is with percentages representing each category’s share of the total sample. However, there are a range of cases

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How to Sort Data in Q
05 September 2018 | by Tim Ali

Sorting data can assist you to understand, analyze, and visualize it. In Q, sorting is most often done to improve the way tables or charts

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How to Create a Correlation Matrix in Q
04 September 2018 | by Tim Ali

A correlation matrix is a table of correlation coefficients for a set of variables. They are often used to determine if a relationship exists between

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How to Automatically Update think-cell Charts in PowerPoint
28 August 2018 | by Tim Bock

You can use Q to create automatically updating think-cell charts in Powerpoint, making it easier than ever to present your data.

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How to Create a Top 2 Box Score in Q
15 August 2018 | by Daren Jackson

Every market researcher needs to know how to create a top 2 box score. Today, I'll show you how to easily create and present one in Q.

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How to Compute Moving Averages in Q
07 August 2018 | by Carmen Chan

Q can compute moving averages from variables or tables. These can be displayed as trends in a chart or as a table of values for downstream analysis.

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Approaches to Smoothing Time Series in Q
06 August 2018 | by Carmen Chan

You can use Q to smooth time series data in two ways: by adding a trend line to a Visualization chart, or by using Time Series charts.

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How to add Trend Lines to Visualizations in Q
05 August 2018 | by Carmen Chan

In Q, trend lines can easily be added to many Visualizations. Trend lines can be linear or non-parametric (cubic splines, Friedman’s super smoother, LOESS).

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How to Calculate Penalty Analysis in Q
04 August 2018 | by Chris Facer

Knowing how to calculate penalty analysis is an important part of every market researcher's skillset. I'll explain what it is and how to calculate it in Q.

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How to Aggregate Data in Q
03 August 2018 | by Jake Hoare

You have a data set and you need to quickly organize it to perform your data analysis. Learn how to aggregate your data in Q with these easy steps.

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How to Read Stata DTA Files into Q
02 August 2018 | by Carmen Chan

Survey data is often provided in binary file formats which contain metadata about how the data is structured. A common form is the Stata DTA format.

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How to read an Excel file into Q
01 August 2018 | by Carmen Chan

There are three methods of reading Excel files into Q. I'll show you all three and explain when you might one to use each one.

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Tutorial: Creating and Working with JavaScript Variables in Q
31 July 2018 | by Matt Steele

It's easier than you think to create new variables with JavaScript. We'll show you how to create, combine, split and transform your data into new variables.

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How to Do Simple Table Manipulations With R in Q
03 April 2018 | by Matt Steele

R is not just a tool for the data science elite. It is an immensely powerful tool that can be used by market researchers in

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How to Save a Modified Copy of an SPSS Data File
19 February 2018 | by Tim Ali

When working in Q, there are situations in which you may want to save a new copy of your data file. Some examples include: Removing

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Tips for Working in the Data Tab
19 February 2018 | by Tim Ali

The purpose of the Data tab is to provide a view of the raw data being analyzed in Q. Each row in the Data tab

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Tips for Handling Duplicate Cases in Survey Data
19 February 2018 | by Tim Ali

There are some situations when your survey data file may contain duplicate values in your record identifier field. This can occur, for example, when some

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A Better Alternative to SPSS
03 January 2018 | by admin

Q Research Software, like SPSS, is a powerful analysis and reporting platform for market researchers. However, Q has lots of distinct advantages over SPSS. Here

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Using Q Projects in Displayr
17 October 2017 | by Tim Bock

If you are a Q user, then you will very easily be able to transfer your work by uploading your Q Project directly into Displayr - ready for go!

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Customize Your Visualizations Using Q
03 August 2017 | by Matt Steele

In our last post on visualizations, we looked at how easy it is to generate visualizations in Q. In that post, we outlined how you can

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