Purpose of AnalysisThe purpose of analysis is to:
- Identify consistent issues
- Identify patterns of behavior
- Figure out which issues to tackle
- Keep track of insights and ideas
Get your data and materials ready.
Pull the data apart so you can look at it outside its original context.
Once you have deconstructed your data, it's easier to identify patterns by playing around with it. As you manipulate it, you'll see patterns and issues more easily.
Gain insights, start to generate ideas and check that the data supports your ideas.
Summarize and Communicate
Write down what you learned and tell others.