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      Evaluation of a European Data Analytic Framework

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      Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI)
      Human Computer Interaction Conference
      4 - 6 July 2018
      Visual & Data Analytics, Public Health Informatics, Realist Evaluation


            The multi-national MIDAS (Meaningful Integration of Data Analytics and Services) project is developing a big data platform to facilitate the utilisation of a wide range of health and social care data. The platform will enable the integration of heterogeneous data sources, providing privacy-preserving analytics, forecasting tools and bespoke visualisations of actionable epidemiological data. An evaluation framework starting with a logic model and using the principles of realist evaluation developed working with users, and software developers. The tools used are a series of parallel case studies to address the requirements of stakeholder groups at critical time points during the project to ensure IT systems development is in line with user’s requirements. The process includes longitudinal interviews with stakeholders, regular feedback to users and developers, and measurement of stakeholder’s attitudes to the project using Q-methodology.


            Author and article information

            July 2018
            July 2018
            : 1-5
            [0001]Dublin City University

            School of Nursing & Human Sciences

            Glasnevin, Dublin 9
            [0002]Emergency Response Department Science & Technology

            Public Health England

            Porton Down, Salisbury, SP4 0JG
            [0003]Dublin City University

            Business School

            Glasnevin, Dublin 9
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            Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference
            Belfast, UK
            4 - 6 July 2018
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            Human Computer Interaction Conference
            Product Information: 1477-9358BCS Learning & Development
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            Electronic Workshops in Computing

            Applied computer science,Computer science,Security & Cryptology,Graphics & Multimedia design,General computer science,Human-computer-interaction
            Public Health Informatics,Visual & Data Analytics,Realist Evaluation


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