JMP 13 Preview: Improvements to the Analyze menu for a better user experience

From time to time, the addition of new features requires a review of how capabilities are organized and presented in JMP. Are they located where it makes the most sense and where users would expect to find them? For example, in JMP 12 there was enough new material combined with […]

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When are the Summer Games, historically?

The Summer Games are over, and here's one thing that surprised me. I had assumed that since Rio is in the southern hemisphere, where it’s currently winter, the Games would be shifted a couple months, as they were for Sydney. I’ve since learned that Rio is very pleasant in the winter […]

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JMP 13 Preview: Now you can “textcavate” your data with the new Text Explorer

JMP users might notice that new versions of the software often bring the ability to support new kinds of data. The ability to incorporate image data came with JMP 12, and with JMP 13 comes support for text data. In the early days of this platform’s development, we were brainstorming […]

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Former RSS president on statistics and science

I’ve had the opportunity to hear The Improbability Principle author David Hand speak three times now, most recently at Discovery Summit Europe in Amsterdam. We are featuring this particular talk on Analytically Speaking, Sept. 14, at 1 p.m. ET. As a child, Hand thought a scientist unearthed dinosaurs before lunch […]

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JMP 13 Preview: New MaxDiff platform for consumer research

MaxDiff (maximum difference scaling) is a new platform in JMP 13 that will be helpful to anyone who does consumer research. It enables a specialized type of choice model where respondents are asked to evaluate items (product attributes, …) in sets of three to five, choosing the most preferred and least […]

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At Discovery Summit, JMP users show how to solve problems

Most Discovery Summit attendees name the user-led breakout sessions as a top reason for attending the conference. There’s a lot of value in these talks, which showcase first-rate statistical techniques and novel applications of the software. Presenters will share real-world case studies about how they’ve used JMP to solve problems, […]

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Exploring 30 years of car colors

Montgomery County, Maryland, publishes all traffic violations since 2013, now totaling more than 780,000 incidents. Besides the location and details of the violations, the table also contains information about the vehicles involved, such as make, model, year and color. It’s car colors that I want to explore here. Even though […]

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Exploring text and other data with Heath Rushing

Heath Rushing is someone I count myself very fortunate to know — first as a colleague at SAS and now as co-founder of Adsurgo, a successful consultancy. Over years of JMP use, Heath has enthusiastically taught classes using JMP, written papers and the book, Design and Analysis of Experiments by […]

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Video: Joining tables in JMP

Joining tables that are open in JMP is a task we often need to do when collecting and combining data from different sources or observation dates. Plus, you may want to customize your join further, for example, by matching specific columns or even leaving out a few columns. Watch the demo […]

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Visual Six Sigma: A practical approach to data analysis and process improvement

Do you want to discover new and useful knowledge in your data using interactive, dynamic graphical displays? Would you like to be able to make sound decisions faster by understanding the patterns of variation in your data and separating it into useful signal and random noise? You can, with the […]

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