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# Collect Capabilities for collecting social network data such as
generating paper-based and Web-based survey instruments (hosted as a Web service), as well as perhaps downloading existing social network data from popular consumer sites and enterprise collaboration systems such as email.
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# Collect - Capabilities for collecting social network data such as generating paper-based and Web-based survey instruments (hosted as a Web service), as well as perhaps downloading existing social network data from popular consumer sites and enterprise collaboration systems such as email.
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# Collaborate – Capabilities for group workflow and the ability for teams of users to work with a common data set.  Research projects often involve multiple individuals working with a data set, and multiple datasets that relate to one another but have been fragmented based on the needs of different individuals.  As a Web 2.0 application, a comprehensive tool could
enable this type of collaboration.
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# Collaborate – Capabilities for group workflow and the ability for teams of users to work with a common data set.  Research projects often involve multiple individuals working with a data set, and multiple datasets that relate to one another but have been fragmented based on the needs of different individuals.  As a Web 2.0 application, a comprehensive tool could enable this type of collaboration.
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# Program – Capabilities for accessing and manipulating its standard
algorithms, developing new capabilities as extensions, and bypassing wizards and ease-of-use GUI limitations for power users.
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# Program – Capabilities for accessing and manipulating its standard algorithms, developing new capabilities as extensions, and bypassing wizards and ease-of-use GUI limitations for power users.
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Eight functional capabilities that I’ve had to cobble together from different apps:
 
# Collect – Capabilities for collecting social network data such as
generating paper-based and Web-based survey instruments (hosted as a Web service), as well as perhaps downloading existing social network data from popular consumer sites and enterprise collaboration systems such as email.
 
# Input – Capabilities for entering social network data either through importation, fresh entry via a basic spreadsheet, or a graphical point and click wizard (e.g. Walsh’s Classroom Sociometrics).
 
# Manage – Capabilities for managing datasets (e.g. merge, split), as well as more specialized techniques such as transposing data, and making valued relationships dichotomous or directional relationships symmetrical.
 
# Analyze – Capabilities to run a core set of the most common analyses typically run on network data (e.g. density, centrality, blockmodels, n-Cliques) using algorithms that are currently available only through fragmented software packages (e.g. UCINET, Pajek, KliqueFinder).  Where appropriate, multiple measures for a common concept should be offered. And all analyses should share a common look and feel, work off of a common active data set, and generate standardized outputs to report results.
 
# Test – Capabilities for conducting statistical significance tests of social networks.  Also support the use of social network data as explanatory variables in more traditional regression-based analyses such as in SPSS and SAS.  As such, include integration bridges with the major statistical software packages and support of their file formats.
 
# Visualize –Capabilities for visualizing social network data drawing on the active data set and related outputs used in other part of the applications (e.g. Netdraw).
 
# Collaborate – Capabilities for group workflow and the ability for teams of users to work with a common data set.  Research projects often involve multiple individuals working with a data set, and multiple datasets that relate to one another but have been fragmented based on the needs of different individuals.  As a Web 2.0 application, a comprehensive tool could
enable this type of collaboration.
 
# Program – Capabilities for accessing and manipulating its standard
algorithms, developing new capabilities as extensions, and bypassing wizards and ease-of-use GUI limitations for power users.