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Allocations in Menu Based Conjoint

Guys, can Menu Based Conjoint in SSI Web handle allocation data - as opposed to pure choices?
asked Jun 8, 2015 by Dimitri Bronze (625 points)
edited Jun 8, 2015 by Walter Williams

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Sorry, our MBC software assumes choice (choose or not choose) data.  In theory, the principles used in MBC could be taken to the allocation-based questionnaire.  But, we haven't enabled such capabilities within our MBC software system.  There are some tricky hurdles to deal with for allocation data, but it theoretically is possible.  

Many of the same approaches our MBC software takes could be implemented for allocation data manually by an advanced user applying our CBC/HB software and coding their own data (the X matrix) and building their own simulators within Excel.  It's challenging work, but possible.
answered Jun 8, 2015 by Bryan Orme Platinum Sawtooth Software, Inc. (195,915 points)
Thank you, Bryan. Allowing allocation data would be a really nice improvement for the next MBC version!