The Montréal Observatory of Social Issues is a tool for the visualization of both quantitative and qualitative social data. It will provide researchers, practitioners, and policy makers with a range of functionalities allowing them to query shared datasets.
On a technical level, it consists of a business intelligence platform designed to disseminate data analyses. This platform aims to centralize and organize datasets from different sources on a unified and user-friendly interface, otherwise known as a dashboard, to assist in decision-making.
It will therefore be possible to visualize results obtained through algorithms and cross-analyses of data using density maps, circular or bar graphs, histograms, curves, or other formats. Offering much more than a single, static representation of a problem, the integration of new data will be ongoing throughout the systematization of processes