MAXQDA is desktop software for qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods data analysis. Tools enable the analysis of interviews, reports, tables, online surveys, focus groups, videos, audio files, literature, images and other inputs. Other features include organisation and categorisation of unstructured data; search and retrieval of information; testing theories; and creating visualisations and reports.
QDA Miner is qualitative data analysis software for coding, annotating, retrieving and analyzing small and large collections of documents and images. It can be used to analyze interview or focus group transcripts, images, and other types of document. It integrates with SimStat, a statistical data analysis tool, and WordStat, a quantitative content analysis and text mining module, for analyzing text and relating its content to structured information including numerical and categorical data.
ATLAS.ti is desktop software for qualitative analysis of textual, graphical, audio and video data.
The tool supports all major formats of text, with fully automated searches across documents, auto-coding, and semantic meaning extraction. Most graphic, audio and video formats are also supported. Exploratory analysis tools include word clouds, word frequency tables and drag and drop text coding; visualisations include a digital mind map.
NVivo is desktop software for qualitative and mixed-methods data analysis. Features include data storage and organisation (both quantifiable demographic information and qualitative open-ended questions and interviews); categorisation and analysis (automatic sorting of sentiment, themes and attributes, and data exchange with SPSS for statistical analysis) and visualiation and discovery (cross-tabulations for mixed methods data, brainstorming and mapping of ideas).
Altiar is an ‘insight hub’ software platform for managing and distributing research content. Features include ‘Discover’ (full content search within documents, tag summaries and related document views); ‘Transform’ (custom design and categorization, dynamic content pages for different groups of users, automated imports and feed aggregation); ‘Manage’ (versioning tools and granular user permissions, usage statistics and auditing, enterprise controls); and ‘Integrate’ (Single Sign On, compliance & governance tools).
KnowledgeHound is a search driven analytics platform for customer survey data. Survey data and insights can be uploaded from any research platform or provider; natural language searches can be used to analyze data and discover new insights; studies can be tagged and organized for exploration; and the ‘stories’ feature enables insight nuggets from multiple studies to be collated in a Pinterest-like wall.
Market Logic’s platform enables companies to bring all their unstructured and structured consumer, competitor and market data together for knowledge building and insights mining. The platform ingests new data and uses Natural Language Processing (NLP) and machine learning to generate insights and recommend actions.