Research of global issues using publicly available knowledge discovery tool

August 28, 2019 12:00 AM
  • Research using Transformation maps image

Research and Analysis are paramount in the process of acknowledging and resolving social issues. A wide collection of data helps create well-structured information from which logical solutions can be deducted.

Transformation maps form one such innovation that acts as a dynamic pattern which helps users explore and understand the intricate and tangled parts of transforming economies, industries, and addressing an array of issues. It is seen as a useful tool for users who aims to solve the world's most complex challenges. 

Below we discuss how transformation maps work and what their use can be in creating social impact

What are transformation maps?

Transformation maps are an interlinked one-stop solution for users to perceive topics from multiple perspectives. This tool, introduced by World Economic Forum , harnesses the Forum's network collective intelligence. It collects data (that is generated through activities, communities, events etc) and creates representations that provide useful insight for users. 

Points of emphasis

  • Along with the machine curated content, maps also represents insights written by experts

  • Covers over 120 topics

  • Every topic is interlinked with related maps

  • Simple to use

  • Maps consist of feed with the latest research and analysis information

How to use transformational maps?

  • Visit the official site Transformation maps

  • If you are new to this, signup is required to create an account, otherwise, you can directly login using credentials

  • Now, you will see a dashboard with different subjects displayed as below

              Image Courtesy: Screenshot from weforum's Transformation maps site

  • You can directly click on the topic to navigate through transformation maps for research and analysis

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