Sicher durch die Coronavirus-Krise - eMentalist COVID-19 Radar

The COVID-19 Radar from eMentalist - Your data-driven crisis navigator!

In the successful management of times of crisis, the ability to react, relevant knowledge and feasibility are important success factors! In order to enable you to act quickly and purposefully in the current situation, we have developed the COVID-19 radar.  This multi-dimensional analysis tool offers you transparency and orientation when considering complex issues and their partial aspects.

Based on a multitude of media reports, news articles and social media content in German and English language, analyses, correlations and relations are created, which are combined and visualized. Due to the flexibility of the radar, very specific facts or the big picture can be displayed in an appealing, understandable way and tailored to your own needs.

It provides the basis for a timely, well-founded and target-oriented interpretation of large, available amounts of data and thus allows the data-supported taking of effective measures.

1. Sentiment Analysis: How influential politicians were portrayed in the media

We are starting off with a straightforward sentiment analysis, showing you how influential political leaders in the D-A-CH countries and around the world have been portrayed in the media in recent weeks. It demonstrates how attention on and the image of the individual politicians and their respective actions have developed in German-speaking media over time.


2. Spider Charts: These aspects have had the strongest medial impact in German-speaking countries

The next glimpse into our recently launched COVID-19 Radar introduces you to our spider charts.

This visual comparison is an analysis into which aspects of daily life have received attention in specific countries during the ongoing crisis. This produces an individual profile for each nation, showing which aspects have had the strongest medial impact in German-speaking countries over the last couple of weeks.


3. Impact Analysis: Differences between social media and traditional media channels

Focusing on the countries of Austria and Germany, this visualization of a multi-dimensional impact analysis highlights how the attention of crisis-related aspects of daily life differs between the traditional media channels and social media over time.


4. Network Charts: How certain topic clusters form

These futuristic looking network visualizations let you discover thematic links between articles and provide you with insights on how certain topic clusters form. We have picked five of our focus countries to show you the diversity of results this tool can produce. Fascinating, don’t you think?


Recent Updates

In light of recent optimism regarding the easing of measures and re-opening of business, we have updated our COVID-19 Radar.

In the coming updates we will present you with different focus topics giving you insights into core aspects of how our daily life currently looks like and what changes it is going through. Today we are starting with the topic of “Travel & Tourism”.


Using our recently updated COVID-19 Radar, in the following video we are looking at sentiment and attention values of prominent key terms surrounding the subject of healthcare.

Focusing on the countries of Germany and Austria, you can observe and track which topics were in the media spotlight and how they were perceived.


Our automated COVID-19 Radar also gives you valuable insights into the relevance and sentiment of different economic aspects discussed in media covering Austria and Germany.

The x-axis illustrates the media reach of a specific term while the y-axis indicates whether the media coverage of a certain topic had positive or negative connotations.


Which business-related topics have made the headlines of media in recent weeks?

Have a look at our two focus countries Austria and Germany and find out for yourself what key words were trending and what sentiments were associated with them!


The ongoing pandemic has created new opportunities and settings for businesses as visualized by our COVID-19 Radar.

Discover the hot topics in media covering the Austrian and German business landscape!


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