Managing Data

Data Management Tasks

Managing data is an important part of any project. There are three tasks associated with data management:
  1. obtaining and distributing data;
  2. wrangling data tables and variables;
  3. creating new variables.
JMP has great facilities for making it easy and painless to do these major data management functions. I discuss these in the following subsections.

Obtaining and Distributing Data

Introduction

It should go without saying that you have to obtain, or import, your data from some source before you can do anything. For market researchers who rely on surveys, that might mean obtaining the data from an online survey program as I discussed in Chapter 1. Once you have the data in one program, ...

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