EDM Council and Kicktag Enhance DCAM Digital Capabilities during COVID-19 Pandemic

EDM Council and Kicktag Enhance DCAM Digital Capabilities during COVID-19 Pandemic

April 27, 2020 – EDM Council and Kicktag have enhanced their relationship – initially launched in October 2019 – to help organizations navigate the increasingly complex data landscape during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Kicktag’s Cosmos Studio and Cosmos Dashboard have unveiled new features that will allow data management professionals using DCAM to more accurately and efficiently manage daily tasks as firms continue to work remotely and adjust to a digitally-driven work environment.

New Developments in Cosmos Studio in 2020:

  • Interview Mode: Data collection expanded to allow for interviewer-led surveys – now survey administrators can gather data in “survey mode”, “interview mode” or even a combination of both, all within a single DCAM assessment.
  • Dual Perspective Analysis: Gather dual-perspective participant feedback to provide broader insights into perceptions of the full organization versus just a department or division.
  • Enhanced Comment Collection: Enabling capture of structured, multi-point feedback at every question.
  • Advanced Self-Serve Sample Management: Ability to adjust, edit or top-up sample mid-flight during an assessment.
  • Artifact Management Improvements: Allow users to provide artifacts as links or documents, or assign a single participant as the overall documentation owner.
  • End of Survey Participant Report: Immediately after completing their survey or interview, the participant(s) now receive a finalized PDF record of their results for print-off or emailing.
  • Additional Export Options: Standard data exports, plus new templates including master exports, comment exports – arranged either as flat or vertical spreadsheets to fit your analysis templates.

New Developments in Cosmos Dashboard in 2020:

  • Simplified Navigation Structure: Dashboard has been restructured into core visual templates, DAP-partner custom reports, and end-client reporting needs.
  • Improved Heat Map Capability: Visual heatmaps have been updated to reflect common comparisons and instantly spot outliers or significant scoring patterns.
  • Expanded Data Explorer: The data explorer can be used by power users to access any subset of any data using advanced slicing and dicing, generating data in a tabular view, and a number of new summary statistics.

About EDM Council

EDM Council is the global association created to elevate the practice of data management and analytics as a business and operational priority. The Council is the leading, global advocate for the development and implementation of data standards, best practices and comprehensive training and certification programs. With over 200 member global organizations from the Americas, EMEA and Asia, and over 10,000 data management professionals as members, EDM Council provides a venue for data professionals to interact, communicate, and collaborate on the challenges and advances in data management and analytics as critical organizational functions. For more, visit https://edmcouncil.org/.

About Kicktag

Kicktag provides data visualization solutions that allow organizations to unlock insights and streamline online reporting processes. Its offering consists of two core offerings – Cosmos Studio and Cosmos Dashboard. Cosmos Studio is a self-serve online control panel that allows organizations to more efficiently manage DCAM assessments. Cosmos Dashboard is where assessment admins and participants can view progress in a series of easy-to-read visual templates and access their data for export for further analysis. For more, visit https://www.kicktag.co/

Pete Ansell

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