Every time you analyze data, you start with a research question and end with communicating an answer. In fact, defining that research question is vital to getting to the right answer.
But in between those start and end points are twelve other steps. I call this the Data Analysis Pathway. It’s a framework I put together years ago, inspired by a client who kept getting stuck in Weed #1. But I’ve honed it over the years of assisting thousands of researchers with their analysis.