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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How to Show Sentiment in Word Clouds using Q
14 February 2018 | by Tim Bock

The Word Cloud above summarizes some data from tweets by President Trump. The green words are words that are significantly more likely to be used

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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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How to Create a Price Sensitivity Meter in Q
20 December 2017 | by Mattias Engdahl

Van Westendorp analysis, common in market research, aims to find the optimal price point at which to sell a good or service. You find this

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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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Visualizations Are at Your Fingertips With Q5
01 August 2017 | by Matt Steele

Visualizations bring the relationships in your data to life through engaging graphics – all at the tip of your fingers in Q5. These visualizations are made

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Old-School Crosstabs: Obsolete Since 1990, but Still a Great Way to Waste Time and Reduce Quality
27 June 2017 | by Tim Bock

The table above is what I call an old-school crosstab. If you squint, and have seen one of these before, then you can probably read it.

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Visualize Response Patterns and Survey Flow Using Sankey Diagrams
23 June 2017 | by Tim Bock

If you have spent much time analyzing survey data, then you have probably spent a lot of time validating it. This normally entails checking that the number

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How to Analyze MaxDiff Data in Q
23 May 2017 | by Chris Facer

This post discusses a number of options that are available in Q for analyzing data from MaxDiff experiments. For a more detailed explanation of how to

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Using Correspondence Analysis to Compare Sub-Groups and Understand Trends
22 May 2017 | by Tim Bock

This post shows how to use correspondence analysis to compare sub-groups. It focuses on one of the most interesting types of sub-groups: data at different points

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Easily Add Logos to a Correspondence Analysis Map in Q
17 May 2017 | by Tim Bock

You can take your correspondence analysis plots to the next level by including images. Here is a guide to creating them in Q.

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How to Create a MaxDiff Experimental Design in Q
10 May 2017 | by Tim Bock

This post describes how to create and check a MaxDiff experimental design. If you are not sure what this is, best to read A beginner’s

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