WHAT IS QDA MINER?
One of, if not the best
multi-use text applications
Considered by many to be the only true mixed-methods qualitative
data analysis software on the market today,QDA
Miner is an easy-to-use qualitative data analysis software package
for coding, annotating, retrieving and analyzing small and large
collections of documents and images.
QDA Miner qualitative data analysis tool may be
used to analyse interview or focus group transcripts, legal
documents, journal articles, speeches, even entire books, as well
as drawings, photographs, paintings, and other types of visual
Seamless integration with SimStat, a statistical data analysis
tool, and WordStat, a quantitative content
analysis and text mining module, gives you unprecedented
flexibility for analyzing text and relating its content to
structured information including numerical and categorical data.
Who uses QDA Miner?
QDA Miner qualitative data analysis software can be
used by anyone who needs to code text or pictures, annotate, search,
explore and extract information from small or large collections of
documents and images, including:
- Researchers in social sciences, medicine, and psychology
- Sociologists, political scientists and ethnographers
- Business intelligence analysts, market researchers,
pollsters, and CRM professionals
- Crime analysts, fraud detection experts, lawyers, and
- Journalists, historians and research assistants
- Document management specialists and librarians
Key and Unique features
QDA Miner offers higher levels of
computer-assistance for qualitative coding, analysis, and report
writing than any other qualitative data analysis software on the
Intuitive on-screen coding and annotation of
texts and images with features offering greater flexibility and
ease-of-use, such as code splitting, merging, easy resizing of
coded segments, interactive code searching and replacement or
Flexible memoing and hyperlinking features to
annotate documents and images and connect various pieces of
qualitative evidence by creating links to other coded segments,
cases, documents, files, or web sites.
Advanced Geotagging and Time-tagging tools to
associate geographic and time coordinates to text segments or
graphic areas, retrieve coded data based on time or location and
plot events in space and time, create dynamic maps and
Unique computer assistance for coding with more
than seven text search tools including keyword search, section
retrieval, a powerful query-by-example search tool that learns
from the user, and a unique cluster extraction and coding tool.
Flexible coding retrieval tools for extracting
coded segments associated with specific codes or code patterns
and identifying coding co-occurrences, coding sequences and
assessing relationships between coding and numerical or
Integrated statistical and visualization tools,
such as clustering, multidimensional scaling, heatmaps,
correspondence analysis and sequence analysis, allow one to
quickly identify patterns and trends, explore data, describe,
compare and test hypotheses.
Unprecedented teamwork support with flexible
multi-user settings, a powerful merge feature for bringing
together coding, annotations, reports, and log entries of
multiple coders as well as an inter-raters
agreement assessment module for assessing coding reliability.
A unique report manager tool allows to store
queries and analysis results, tables, graphs, research notes and
quotes in a single location. Its outliner design is ideal for
organizing findings and interpretations, assisting qualitative
researchers in the report-writing process.
A powerful command log keeps track of every
project access, coding operation, transformation, query, and
analysis performed. It may be used to document the qualitative
analysis process and supervising teamwork. It represents a
detailed audit trail that helps ensure the transparency of the
qualitative research process and enhances its credibility.
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