NVivo

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NVivo is software that supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It's designed to help organize, analyze and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data like: interviews, open-ended survey responses, articles, social media and web content.

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NVivo review by <span>khalipha a.</span>
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"A bit Confusing, but worth it When you pass the learning curve"

What do you like best?

What I like about Nvivo is the various options you have to import different data types. It is very handy when it comes to handling and analysis qualitative data, most especially text. Another interesting feature on Nvivo is the data visualisation options such as word clouds and word trees. They help when trying to summarise and give a general picture about a large amount of text.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes the interface can get a bit confusing, most especially for new users. I also find it confusing when moving between tabs like from the nodes section to other sections like visualisation (word clouds)

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use Nvivo for analysing my research data. I also use it to analyse responses I get from my students during one to one sessions when they write a summary of their feedback at the end of sessions.

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NVivo review by G2 Crowd User in Higher Education
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"Time consuming with great results!"

What do you like best?

I really like NVivo's easy to use interface, as well as its output. I think it is valuable to have a way to turn qualitative data into some sort of quantitative output so that is neat. I also like that you have control over what main ideas you put into groups, it's not automated.

What do you dislike?

Setting up a project still is a little time consuming. Although the software uses key words and phrases to group, I've found I've had to still check all the comments for error in grouping, etc. Also I've had some trouble with crashing, but mostly when I started using it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

NVivo allows us to take student and staff responses and turn them into number based ideas. We place a high value on qualitative data, but didn't really have a place or way to use it prior to NVivo software. Now, we can organize and utilize the data to make positive policy and program change.

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NVivo review by G2 Crowd User
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"Intuitive and Very Helpful"

What do you like best?

I really like being about to keep my sources organized for literature reviews. I can easily code and revisit sources when I begin writing.

What do you dislike?

I would like to be able to import a list of words and have NVivo automatically search on those words. I suspect, though, that this function may not be the intended purpose of the product.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's easy to use. It has a very Windows-based GUI. Similar to Office Product, which made it easy to adapt to. I haven't discovered any unappealing limitations or issues. So far, so good.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Organization, organization, organization. Not only has NVivo helped me with my literature reviews, it has also been a great tool for document and text-based analysis.

NVivo review by G2 Crowd User in Government Administration
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"Easy to use. Intuitive design."

What do you like best?

NVivo is straight forward and intuitive. It's easy to train staff to use, which allows short term staff (e.g. graduate research assistants) to help with the coding workload.

What do you dislike?

No real complaints. The program runs well and operates as expected. It would be interesting to see NVivo add some data visualization tools to the product.

Recommendations to others considering the product

NVivo was straight forward and easy to use. It required little training to get up and running. Graduate research assistants had no trouble learning it on the fly. Anytime I have an opportunity to include transcripts or other qualitative data in my research, NVivo is my go to software program.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I used NVivo to code interview transcripts from people at several sites across the US who were implement nutrition and physical activity programs. The data we received from these sites had great information, but was highly unstructured. Reviewing the transcripts in NVivo allowed us to identify patterns between the sites that would have otherwise been missed. NVivo gave us the tools to add context to our quantitative data and capture the changes going on at each site more completely. We were able to gain insight into some of the more nuanced changes that occur leading up to policy changes at the local and state levels.

NVivo review by G2 Crowd User in Higher Education
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"Excellent product for qualitative data"

What do you like best?

When you input data it can show you the frequency of different words, and create a word cloud to visualize that frequency level. I recently found this really helpful on a project we were conducting.

What do you dislike?

I didn't bother with any of the tutorials, and just jumped right in. It wasn't as intuitive as I would have liked, and spent more time on trial and error.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Give this software a try, you'll be happy with the new ways it helps you explore your qualitative data.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I used it to take a qualitative data set from a large group of our employees and see what the trends were, and develop a "why" statement for our department.

NVivo review by <span>Heidi R.</span>
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"Easy to Code, Hard to Analyze"

What do you like best?

It is easy to code text or images. It is intuitive to get started coding.

What do you dislike?

Once coding is complete, it is very difficult to produce and examine quantitative descriptive stats on the codes applied.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have used NVivo for qualitative coding for research projects in the past, but have now switched ti Atlas.ti, which has greater functionality for my purposes.

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