Use Network Analysis

Use Network Analysis

This articles shares an overview of the Network Analysis tab within the Network Analyzer, along with best practices and tips for getting started. 

Overview of the Network Analysis Tab

The first tab in the Network Analyzer allows you to map your networks and use social network analysis methods and measures to generate unique insights and uncover new opportunities. The Network Analyzer lets you layer your relational and non-relational data to identify patterns and engage in multiple different types of analysis. The image below shows the Network Mapping module within the Analyzer.

On the left are menus for relationship settings (handhake icon), Node settings (nodes icon), and styling settings (paintbrush icon). These allow you to select how nodes and relationships display different types of data, filter out certain relationships or nodes, and change how they appear by color, thickness, and size. 

On the right is your map legend, which shows what your node and relationship colors represent. Clicking a color or data option filters out those nodes or relationships as well.

You can minimize each menu or re-open them by clicking the two small arrows at the top. 

There are also controls at the top of the Analyzer. The small node positioning button on the top left lets you lock the position of nodes or reset them. The navigation buttons on the right allow you to zoom in and out on the map, and re-center your network map. The camera button saves an image of your map you can download. The save button will soon allow you to save your map as a visualization to add to reports, profiles, and dashboards.

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