The Role of Analytical Solutions in Combating Coronavirus

By: SiliconExpert on October 7th, 2020

It is hard to overstate the collective toll taken by the COVID-19 pandemic. The scope is staggering. In the United States alone, millions of people have been infected. Trillions of dollars have been spent to combat the virus and a large portion of the economy has been shut down. Industries like hospitality, food services, retail, and transportation have been disproportionately affected, but no sector is immune.

Businesses and governments around the world are starting to apply a wide range of advanced consumer analytics to address the unprecedented health, economic and social impacts of this crisis.  There have never been more sources and kinds of data available for such a single, complex event.In addition to tracking consumer trends, analytics has been applied to business operational data to improve efficiency and visibility. With analytics and AI, these businesses can determine what changes and improvements they need to make to stay in business at different percentages of capacity through the various phases of reopening.


1-    IBM COVID-19 Global Statistics:

IBM has made it easier for people around the world to stay up to date on COVID-19 in their vicinity as demand for the latest news and statistics surges week-to-week.  In conjunction, IBM Watson and IBM Cognos Analytics have developed a new, interactive global dashboard driven to show the spread of COVID-19 across the world This dashboard is designed to assist data scientists, researchers, media organizations, and others conduct deeper analysis and filtering of regional data.


2-    Deep Knowledge Group:

In attempt to solve the COVID-19 problem, Deep Knowledge Group has announced an extension to its COVID-19 MedTech Analytics IT-Platformto categorize entities, technologies, and developments in the COVID-19 MedTech space. This extension provides a snapshot of all the organizations, scientists, and technologies that are spearheading the fight against COVID-19. The platform uses Interactive MindMap and Data Visualisation. Its ultimate aim is to provide a comprehensive database and information resource to help health leaders stay informed on the latest developments in the COVID-19 med-tech space.


3-    SAS:

A new dashboard from SAS® Viya visualizes key metrics and trends related to the COVID-19 pandemic. ON this new dashboard, you’ll see daily updates on new confirmed cases, global spread by country, comparisons of selected countries and regions, and data trends to track the outbreak.


4-    Zoho:

COVID-19 dashboard powered by Zoho Analytics helps analyze the stats of country-wise confirmed cases of Coronavirus & deaths caused by COVID- 19.



5-    Tableau:

As the COVID-19 situation has evolved globally, Tableau delivers insights on hotspots and COVID-19 trends. A new hotspot tab has been added to the global coronavirus tracker to look at rolling seven-day trends and infection rates per 100,000 people.

How SiliconExpert Supports Analytical Solutions in the Fight Against COVID-19:

With over 20+ years of domain experience, SiliconExpert ensures companies design and maintain sustainable products with transformative visibility to their supply chain.  With 400 electrical, software, and data engineers handcrafting our component database, SiliconExpert delivers the most comprehensive intelligence tools and professional services portfolio in the industry.

Customers globally use SiliconExpert’s solutions to manage risk, avoid redesigns, and mitigate obsolescence surround technology product development.  Specifically, SiliconExpert can provide data in various analytical styles to support the building of a wide overview, deep prediction for this seldom pandemic. One of our most recent offerings is our new Geo Risk reporting.  This service combines factors of geo-location and known risks in a proprietary formula to determine the overall supply chain risk score by the supplier and part number.



October 7, 2020, by Ahmed Sabry