Title: UK Coronavirus Dashboard: From Concept to Reality
Speaker: Pouria Hadjibagheri, technical and development lead of the UK Coronavirus Dashboard, Public Health England
Everyone is welcome but requires previous registration at http://bit.ly/HCIDSeminarCoronavirusDashboard.
Abstract: With over a million unique visitors each day and serving up to 76 million requests a day, the UK Coronavirus Dashboard has become a vital service in the current pandemic for both professionals and the public.
The dashboard is designed, implemented, and maintained by civil servants at Public Health England.
The aim of this talk is to provide a high-level insight into the dashboard and what goes on the background. The presentation will focus on topics including:
- the technology that powers the service
- design and development techniques
- challenges associated with running a major national service
- difficulties and advantages of open source software and open data
Hope some of you can join us. The seminar will be recorded.