There are many sources of COVID-19 data. Learn how to identify the different data sources and data source types that are commonly available.
- Not only are dashboards available for the general public, … users can also get access to the data as well. … In some sense, … you can consider this as a way of democratization for data, … but even if the data is available, … we still have to determine … whether or not dashboards are an ideal way to use that data. … And then, of course, to think a little deeper … about how we can actually benefit. … If it's not beneficial, … what can we do to make it beneficial? … And, most importantly, … when we think about the interaction between the data, … as well as the dashboard, … we always want to think about, … what do we know and what don't we know. … From a data standpoint, … that means are there variables we're not collecting, … is there information that we don't have that we need. … From a technology standpoint, … we have to take into consideration … that all the data is not necessarily viewable … if you are not looking at the files themselves. … If you're not looking at raw data … and you're looking at processed data, …
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- What is a dashboard?
- Identifying the underlying data
- Interpreting key metrics
- Navigating the John Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard
- Evaluating the IHME dashboard
- Assessing the risks and limitations of using the dashboard