One of the most concerning practices witnessed during the pandemic has been how quickly organizations jumped on utilizing the data, but without a clear plan in place. Learn how to make more informed decisions using these dashboards.
- [Instructor] The COVID-19 Dashboard … by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering … at Johns Hopkins University … is very useful for getting updates … on the number of reported cases … and for keeping track of the changes … in the rate of infection. … However, the usefulness of any dashboard … is dependent on what information is available. … Before selecting a dashboard, … you'll want to take into account … how you intend to use the information … and whether certain functionalities may be helpful … for analyzing the data. … Different dashboards can provide different features, … such as search and filters, … and that can be helpful moving forward, … as data gets more complex, … or if you expect that your analysis … will require better tools in the future. … You should always consider … the advantages and limitations … of selecting a dashboard … and consider the risks of selecting one … with less reliable data or less support … to ensure that it will remain there in the future …
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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