Tag Archives: qualitative research

Don’t Miss the EVOLVE Virtual Roundtable on Monday at Noon! The ability to understand decision-making and to predict actual behavior today is advancing rapidly, and much of it is coming out of qualitative research. On this Monday, Nov. 14 at 12:00 EST, I’ll be participating in a virtual roundtable discussion as part of The Evolve […]

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Marketing Research Confessions Part II – Researchers Say Open-Ends Are Critical! My last post focused on the alarmingly high number of marketing researchers (~30%) who, as a matter of policy, either do not include a section for respondent comments (a.k.a. “open-ended” questions) in their surveys or who field surveys with a comment section but discard […]

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One-Third of Researchers Think Survey Ratings Are All They Need You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn’t think customer feedback matters, but it seems an alarming number of researchers don’t believe they really need to hear what people have to say!   In fact, almost a third of market researchers we recently polled either […]

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What do satisfied versus dissatisfied customers talk about? – Group Comparison Example – Text Analytics Tips by Gosia In this post we are going to discuss one of the first questions most researchers tend to explore using OdinText: what do satisfied versus dissatisfied customers talk about?

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Beyond Sentiment – What are emotions and why are they useful to analyze?– Text Analytics Tips by Gosia Emotions – Revealing What Really Matters Emotions are short-term intensive and subjective feelings directed at something or someone (e.g., fear, joy, sadness). They are different from moods, which last longer, but can be based on the same general […]

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A Note of Reflection on Text Analytics and Thanks to the Marketing Research Industry Just posting  a short video today to celebrate our recent awards in an industry that has always been so near and dear to OdinText (and Anderson Analytics before that). If you would’ve told me 25 years ago when I began my […]

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Text analysis answers: Is the Quran really more violent than the Bible? by Tom H. C. Anderson Part III: The Verdict To recap… President Obama in his State of the Union last week urged Congress and Americans to “reject any politics that target people because of race or religion”—clearly a rebuke of presidential candidate Donald […]

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Text Analytics Tips, with your Hosts Tom & Gosia: Introductory Post Today, we’re blogging to let you know about a new series of posts starting in January 2016 called ‘Text Analytics Tips’. This will be an ongoing series and our main goal is to help marketers understand text analytics better. We realize Text Analytics is […]

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OdinText SaaS Founder Tom H. C. Anderson is on a mission to educate market researchers about text analytics  [Interview Reposted from Greenbook] Judging from the growth of interest in text analytics tracked in GRIT each year, those not using text analytics in market research will soon be a minority. But still, is text analytics for everyone? […]

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Do You Know What Text Analytics Is? (Next Generation Text Analytics Explained) [Anderson Analytics explains Text Analytics and the difference between First Generation approaches and Next Generation software OdinText] While text analytics has been around for quite some time and has reached mainstream to the point of becoming a buzz word, few really know what […]

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Text Analytics remains an opportunity for those wishing to gain an information advantage [Note: This is an ongoing series of interviews on analytics ahead of the Useful Business Analytics Summit. Feel free to check out the rest of the interviews beginning here]   My favorite topic of any analytics conference is of course the mining […]

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A tweet, a transaction, an email or a phone call – Do you have a preference? [Note: This is an ongoing series of interviews on analytics ahead of the Useful Business Analytics Summit. Feel free to check out the rest of the interviews beginning here] I thought this was an important question, and one I […]

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Stop Chasing the Big Data; Mid Data makes more sense After attending the American Marketing Association’s first conference on Big Data this week, I’m even more convinced of what I already suspected from speaking to hundreds of Fortune 1000 marketers the last couple of years. Extremely few are working with anything approaching what would be […]

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What is your research type? Greenbook’s 2012 GRIT report was released yesterday including this year’s list of the top 50 companies mentioned as being most innovative by researchers. I have to admit it was nice to see Anderson Analytics in the top 15 even though NGMR did not officially participate in the study. We dropped […]

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