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For the Fastest Visual Exploration and Analysis, the Deepest Insight

Data Desk brings fast, easy-to-use visual analysis to your desktop. It provides interactive graphical tools for exploring and understanding your data—for finding the patterns, relationships, and exceptions. While it implements many traditional statistics techniques suitable for data from planned experiments and sample surveys, Data Desk’s true strength is its powerful tools for data exploration. Its insightful graphic displays simplify intuitive investigation of your data.

You Don’t Need a Statistics Background

No special training in statistics is necessary to gain insight on the implications of the data you need to understand. You’ll find patterns and relationships, and you’ll bring to light the elements that don’t fit—of the most important discoveries you can make. You’ll get to the real causes behind the patterns and relationships.

See Your Data Many Ways at Once

Extreme computational speed and linked views make Data Desk an unsurpassable tool for exploring any set of data—from a few hundred cases to a few million. You’ll see several different views of your data at once. Select points in one plot or table and see those points highlight instantly in all other plots. Modify a data value or parameter and see all relevant plots and table update immediately. Start at one level and drill down for more detailed views.


General Associations
AP Statistics (1), ActivStats (1), Data Desk (1), EDA (2), Education (8), MediaDX (1), Paul Velleman (1), Teaching (6), against all odds (1), analysis (8), data mining (33), dynamic graphics (1), exploratory data analysis (3), learning (5), multimedia training (1), statistical analysis (1), statistics package (1), statistics software (4)

Notes on License



As of 06-27-09, DataDesk Academic runs $430.00.

Version and Plans

As of 06-27-09, Current version for Mac OSX is 6.2.

Interface Languages
English (416)


Data Desk Training

If you need to keep your data analysis team up to speed on data exploration and statistics and hone their skills with Data Desk, take advantage of our software training services. Group training in your offices is an efficient strategy for building your staff’s analytical skills and for enhancing each person’s expertise in Data Desk. The training can be provided at your site or remotely via the web. Either method allows you to save travel costs and conserve valuable office time.

We offer one- and two-day programs. You can choose to focus program content on fundamental analysis and software skills, issues that arise in your particular enterprise, or a combination of topics. The standard 2-day syllabus covers everything from navigating through the Data Desk menus to using sliders and HotSet variables to create dynamic and interactive analyses.

Pricing is based on a standard syllabus and a class size of 8.

(Prices as of 06-27-09)

Onsite training: $3,000/day, plus $150 each additional attendee and instructor’s travel expenses.

Web-delivered training: $2,500/day, plus $150 each additional attendee.

To discuss your organization’s needs and our pricing, give us a call 800-573-5121.