Urban dashboard: presenting data visually to citizens+ decision-makers

Library of Challenges

Short description: People don’t need data, they need information. There’s no process currently in place which would allow the municipality to share their raw data in an informative way regularly with citizens/decision-makers. Looking at the available data & presenting it effectively is a key to an information society.

Market potential: Every municipality/public institution can benefit – transparency, user(citizen)-friendly communication and informative, but easy-to understand data dissemination aren’t widespread.

Timing: Sharing information visually (e.g. by infographics) happens on a case-by-case basis, but there’s no systematic progress in the situation. The city is ready to discuss any solution presenting itself.

Desired result: An information interface (dashboard) capable of receiving raw (static and real time) data and displaying the selected values not just in an aesthetic, but an interpretive way – drawing inferences – automatically (with modifying options to edit it based on the target group of the information).

Information on challenge owner: City/municipality.

Keywords: Computer Software/Graphics; Data Processing/Data Interchange; User Interfaces, Usability; Information Filtering; Statistics Visualisation

type of
New technological approach, Service development, Software solution,
Industry Sector
Smart City
For Who
Public body, institution or other non-profit organisation
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