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Root Cause Analysis: Sorting Factors

This is part 3 of a 5 part series on Root Cause Analysis.

With your list of potential factors in hand, it’s time to start whittling them down to the highest likelihood causes of the change. It…

Root Cause Analysis: Identifying Contributing Factors

This is part 2 of a 5 part series on Root Cause Analysis.

The first step in root cause analysis is to identify all the factors that contributed to the change in question. There are two major…

Root Cause Analysis

This is part 1 of a 5 part series on Root Cause Analysis.

All of us dread that meeting where the boss asks “why is revenue down?” The only thing worse than that question is not having…

Decision Theory: Expected Value Analysis

This is part 3 of a 5 part series on Decision Theory.

Understanding Outcomes In discussing Decision Models yesterday, we broke down how to think about a decisions and the options you can choose between. In…

Impact Analysis

This is part 1 of a 5 part series on Impact Analysis.

An important part of effective business planning is knowing the expected result of any actions you might take. For example, if you lower the…

Text Analysis: Sentiment Analysis

This is part 5 of a 5 part series on Text Analysis.

The past few days, I’ve talked about figuring out which are the most important words in customer feedback, and how to visualize them. This…

Text Analysis: Word Clouds

This is part 4 of a 5 part series on Text Analysis.

Once you have calculated a metric to rank the importance of the words in your survey responses, how do you visualize them? For the…

Text Analysis: Computing Relative Word Importance

This is part 3 of a 5 part series on Text Analysis.

Yesterday I talked about how you can ensure the words you are analyzing are spelled correctly. Today, I’ll talk about one way to analyze…

Text Analysis: Correcting Misspelled Words

This is part 2 of a 5 part series on Text Analysis.

Have you ever wondered how exactly a spell checker works? I mean, I find it pretty amazing that I can just type a rough…

Text Analysis

This is part 1 of a 5 part series on Text Analysis.

Last week during Sean’s series on Survey Design, he alluded to the difficulties that can come up when analyzing text-based, open-ended questions. The main…