Once your organisation has decided to uncover the trends and emergent issues concerning your community, StoryGarden's expertise and tools can help. STORYGARDEN IS A TOOL FOR COLLECTING AND ANALYSING :
- narratives contributed by community members
- associated demographic data
- values and attitudes held by narrative contributors
STORYGARDEN GROUPS NARRATIVES BASED ON USER / ADMIN INTERESTS:
- using demographic information
- using semantic search tools
- using concept framework created by system administrators
- using sense making process to understand narrative intent of story contributor
- using other analytical tools
STORYGARDEN DISPLAYS THE NARRATIVE COLLECTION IN VISUAL FORM:
- The narrative collection can be shown in network form and subset clusters can be selected for exploration based on attributes determined by user.
- Display and navigation by related links allows intuitive ?browsing? through the collection. Because attributes can be chosen by the user, only the relevant stories are selected for display.
- Various visualization tools have been developed for the analysis of the narrative collection.