SOM 485 COVID19 and How It Affected Unemployment Rates Discussion


SOM 485 – Decision Support Systems Class Project
Real world decision problem: COVID-19 and how it affected unemployment rates and how it has gotten better now.
With the real-world decision problem above, you will build a small decision support model to help the decision-maker facing this problem. You are welcome to use any tool you prefer, such as spreadsheets, databases, Tableau, Solver, R, Rattle, etc.
The model can be used for the following:
It can perform different types of quantitative analysis
It can perform data visualization which can aid the decision-maker
It can help the decision-maker to test out different solution alternatives.

A written report containing the problem definition, decision support model and results.

Grading Criteria
Project Report:
Submit a report that must be typed and may include the following:

Define the problem and issue(s)
Approach and tool(s) used for the analysis
Features or results which include charts (not the spreadsheet) and brief analysis of each
Appendix (include URLs for Tableau Public and data file source

Explanation & Answer:
5 pages




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