07 Mar 2019

Renee’s Takeaways - Get the scoop on L&E's Tech Partners Webinar!

Webinar Summary

L&E Technology Partners – A Deeper Look at Qual Research Technology – Webinar held on February 20, 2019

As the first webinar in our 2019 series, we focused on bringing some of our valued technology partners to the forefront.  L&E has the opportunity to see the tremendous value that working with these partners brings to our qualitative work every day, so we wanted to share what we know hoping that spreading the word about what these partners can do, will add some value to your work as well! 

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Tagged: Qualitative Research, Market Research, Technology, Video Analytics, Virtual Wall, Webinar, Video Communities, Online Communities, Recruiting Partner, Data Collection, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Transcription

24 May 2018

Qualitative analysis: where do the humans bring value?

Robots replacing humans is a fear that has been increasingly dominant in the media in recent years. The increasing presence of technology in everyday life and the decreasing need for humans in a variety of tasks has led to the fear that humanity will one day be rendered obsolete. Although technology has been present in quantitative data analysis, especially big data analysis, for a number of years, it is now increasingly being used in qualitative data analysis too, because of developments that allow robots to process natural language. Technology can help qualitative research by providing textual analysis, sentiment analysis, image and video analysis and voice recognition, leading to interview analysis, but to what extent can technology take over the role of qualitative researchers? Ultimately, what value do humans bring to the process?

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Tagged: Focus Groups, Qualitative Research, Market Research, Data Collection, Qualitative Analysis, Machine Learning, Qualitative Data, Artificial Intelligence

04 May 2018

Is machine learning getting to grip with sarcasm? Sentiment and Semantics

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It’s no secret that qualitative data is harder to analyze than quantitative. The replacement of ticked boxes for a plethora of data from verbatim, videos, group conversations and observations means that participant answers are vastly more time consuming to categorize. Not only this, but the context and motivations of the individuals need to be considered in addition to their responses and behaviors. But the effort is worth it; you can work to really understand consumer behavior and get to the ‘why’ behind the ‘what’.

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Tagged: Focus Groups, Qualitative Research, Market Research, Online Communities, Qualitative Analysis, Machine Learning, Qualitative Data, Sentiment Analysis, Semantic Analysis

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