Make Deeper Connections and Create More Compelling Presentations Using Transana’s Report Filters

Transana’s Reports, Maps, and Graphs (referred to collectively as the Reports) are powerful tools for increasing your understanding of qualitative data that you’ve coded and categorized. As I talked about in “Making Sense of Your Coded Data,” your reports include all...

Transcribe Your Research Video Using YouTube’s Automated Transcript Generator – A Quick How-To

You can speed up your first pass at transcription dramatically by uploading your video privately to YouTube and using its transcript auto-generator. There are online automated transcription companies, but you can upload a video to YouTube and generate a transcript...

Making Sense of Your Coded Data

So you’ve added a bunch of documents and images and episodes to Transana. You’ve developed a set of keywords that represent your coding system. You’ve made a bunch of selections and you’ve categorized and coded them. You’re ready to start working with Transana’s...

StudioCode and Transana

StudioCode is dead. Long live StudioCode's data. StudioCode support and availability have disappeared over the past year, leaving users stranded and unable to access their coded video data. Several former StudioCode users have asked me to create a way to import...

Quantitative Conclusions

Quantitative researchers have proven that parachutes don't work. Would qualitative researchers using video data collection methods  have reached the same conclusion? Asking for a friend.

Measuring Events and Timing Speakers in Video and Audio Files

Researchers analyzing video and audio data sometimes need to make fairly straightforward quantitative measurements. How many times did each participant take a turn? How long did the animals in one group spend grooming vs another group? During a recent Transana...

Making Sense of Your Coded Data

So you’ve added a bunch of documents and images and episodes to Transana. You’ve developed a set of keywords that represent your coding system. You’ve made a bunch of selections and you’ve categorized and coded them. You’re ready to start working with Transana’s...

StudioCode and Transana

StudioCode is dead. Long live StudioCode's data. StudioCode support and availability have disappeared over the past year, leaving users stranded and unable to access their coded video data. Several former StudioCode users have asked me to create a way to import...

Quantitative Conclusions

Quantitative researchers have proven that parachutes don't work. Would qualitative researchers using video data collection methods  have reached the same conclusion? Asking for a friend.

Inching Towards Automated Transcription

Even though the technology for completely automated audio transcription has not yet been achieved, many of us are looking for innovations that make transcription faster and easier, since traditional listen-and-type transcription can be time-consuming and expensive.

Analytic writing during collaborative qualitative analysis.

In a recent support inquiry, a researcher with Transana Multiuser asked “I am thinking about on the asynchronous communication between the users of Transana MU the chat windows of Transana is only for synchronous communications. How did you deal with this problem in your past practices?” My response includes tips on analytic writing for all Transana users.

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