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Visualizing Survey Data

New online class

Visualizing Survey Data using Tableau

Next class will be March 29 and 31.  Click here for details.

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Click to download Tableau’s white paper on visualizing survey data.

Click to download PowerPoint, packaged workbooks, and source files for
2014 Tableau Conference presentation on visualizing survey data.

Watch the presentation on visualizing survey data from the
2014 Tableau Conference.

Click to download PowerPoint, packaged workbooks, and source files for the
2016 Tableau Conference presentation on visualization survey data 2.0.

Watch the presentation on visualizing survey data 2.0 from the
2016 Tableau Conference.

Also, here is a consolidation of the various blog posts I’ve written on visualizing survey data.

General Survey Considerations

Getting Survey Data “Just So”
A review of how and why survey data should be formatted a certain way

Getting Survey Data “Just So” using Tableau 10.x
How to use Tableau 10.x’s pivot feature and ability to join different data sources to get survey data in an optimal format

Getting Survey Data “Just So” Using Alteryx
How to use Alteryx to get survey data in an optimal format

Getting Survey Data “Pretty Close” with Tableau 9.x
Use the 9.0 pivot feature and data blending to get the data set up

Using Qualtrics’ Web Data Connector
How to use Qualtrics’ web data connector with Tableau

Using Tableau to Visualize Survey Data — Part 1
A look at typical survey data and what you need to do to make it work well with Tableau. This post dated, but still useful.

Using Tableau to Visualize Survey Data — Part 2
Connecting to data and dealing with different question types (Yes/No, Check-all-that-apply, Likert scale). This post is very dated.

Using Tableau to Visualize Survey Data — Part 2 ½
How to perform intra-question analysis. This post is dated, but still useful.

Using Tableau to Visualize Survey Data — Part 3
Dealing with multiple memberships for respondents. This post is dated, but still useful.

Dealing with Survey Tools that Don’t Code Check-all-that-apply Questions Correctly
How to deal with survey tools that code 1s and blanks instead of 1s and 0s. Qulatrics users, this is for you.

When Filtering Produces Too Few Responses
What to do when extreme filtering reduces the number of responses so much that the results are statistically meaningless.

How Many People Selected 1, 2, 3 … N Items?
And what did they choose? Very useful technique for finding some surprises in check-all-that-apply questions.

Working with Weighted Survey Data
How to modify your formulas to deal with weighted responses

Likert Scale and Divergent Stacked Bar Visualizations

Likert Scales — The Final Word?
Step-by-step instructions on the best way to visualize Likert scale data

Guns, Gantt Bars, and Divergent Stacked Bar Charts
Another good case for divergent stacked bars

Likert vs. Likert on a Scatterplot
Finally, a good use for packed bubbles to show how responses to one question compare with responses to another question.

Visualizing Net Promoter Score data
Using a divergent stacked bar chart with NPS overlap to make the data clearer

Visualizing Sentiment and Inclination
Dealing with different sentiment scales (NPS, Likert, Top 3 minus Bottom 3, etc.) and showing sentiment and inclination over time.

Benchmarking and Visual Ranking

I’ve Got the Jitters (and I Like it!)
Using a jittering technique with benchmarking data

Boxes, Whiskers, and Jitters
Making box-plots easier to understand

Visual Ranking within a Category
Technique to show how responses rank when broken down by different dimensions

Makeovers

All Politicians Lie, Some More than Others
A recasting of a New York Times infographic

Mostly Monthly Makeover — Masie’s Mobile Pulse Survey
A look at some visualizations from the MASIE center and suggestions on how to improve them

Mostly Monthly Makeover – Utah State University Survey of Student Engagement
A look at survey results from Utah Stage University and suggestions on how to improve them

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  1. […] work. He’s written a great deal on the particularities of working with survey data. His blog, Data Revelations, has been the go-to source for anyone struggling with a Likert […]

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