The creation of memos is a core activity in grounded theory and other qualitative data analysis approaches. They can be useful within the Dedoose environment from a range of perspectives including documenting the analytical journey, communicating with team members, noting issues in the application of codes, and any other facet of a project's activities. The memo system in Dedoose is flexible, memos 'live' in a gruop-based organization structure, and memos can be easily exported or converted to document media within a project for excerpting and tagging.
Full PDF and Image Support in Latest Dedoose Release
Our user community was abuzz with the key new features in Dedoose 7. After a tremendous amount of work, our awesome Tech Team has now added image based PDF and image importing, excerpting, and coding capabilities. To bring you the best of both worlds, you now have the option to importing PDFs as native image-based media or make use of the OCR technology to import the file as a document-based media.
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Sentiment Analysis and Code Weighting in Dedoose—What Can it do for You?
Sentiment analysis is a great example of how taking advantage of the Dedoose code weighting/rating system. This is a unique feature of Dedoose that allows you to bring a new, investigator-determined, dimension to your database and opens up a range of awesome analysis perspectives.
Importing Data into Dedoose! An Easy Way to Enter your Data.
Learn more here about formatting and several other suggestions we have when preparing to import your data to a Dedoose project. You can import your data from practically any qualitative or quantitative data software on the market or from simple spreadsheets.
Survey Underway on the Use of Technology Use in Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research
While now completed, this was information about a survey on the use of software in qualitative and mixed methods research we were encouraging members of the Dedoose community to consider participating in. Survey responses help us deliver new features and updates that you, the user, are hungry for!
Descriptor data are a key mixed method element in a Dedoose project. Here we provide an outline of important characteristics of descriptors and how you can best take advantage of these data in your project as you explore you activities with qualitative content.
Dedoose Account Billing Cycles--What's it All About?
How Dedoose billing takes place. Dedoose is a great value and an important aspect of how this happens is related to how your account is charged. Here is an overview to help you appreciate all the mechanisms.
2015 Dedoose Reminders to Keep Your Qualitative and Mixed Methods Work Rolling Along
Reminders about the terrific survey importer, quick code widget and a variety of guidance on examining inter-rater reliability in Dedoose. All great stuff for qualitative and mixed methods research and evaluation data analysis.