When you collect data, you need to store it somewhere. Take a look at the links below for tips on storing and organising the data you collect.
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NVivo is a qualitative data/text management and organisational tool which enables an analysis of very rich text-based and/or multimedia information, where deep levels of analysis on small or large volumes of data are required. It is often used for qualitative research and literature review.
IT Services currently have no expertise in qualitative data analysis and are unable to offer user support for NVivo, but we're currently scoping out the possibility of developing such support. As part of this effort, we are carrying out a need assessment. If you have used, or are considering using NVivo, we'd love to hear your thoughts: the survey's here.
As well as being mindful of what we post about others, we also need to be careful about any personal information we are gathering and storing about people. If you are developing a site or issuing an online survey you need to be mindful of data protection laws.
For example, did you know that according to data protection laws in the UK, all personal data that you collect must be:
Should you be collecting and storing other people’s personal data it is imperative that you are doing this for a specific reason and that the data is secure.