Just in its infanty stages though but Nigeriaelctions2015.com, is a visual listening open data platform aimed at visualizing information – facts, ideas, topics, issues, statistics, queries on the forthcoming 2015 Nigeria general elections.
The platform says it aims to to do so data available in volumes, velocity, veracity and variety – all to a bare minimum of words and very beautiful imagery. This is aimed at helping everyone clearly understand the elections chatter, cutting through the noise and revealing the hidden connections, patterns and the ordinary Nigerian citizen’s dilemma underneath it all which in turn would lead to informed decisions, accurate implementation, transformation and change knowing fully that a well informed electorate is a pre-requisite for democracy.
The platform, a product of Bizinvent, a creative and technology company also behind BusinessAim is targeing Nigeria’s presidential elections coming up in February 2015, one of the most talked about topic today online and offline. The firm says the data lake created by this topic is overwhelming and the stats are continuously increasing, hitting millions of impressions.
The site developers say it targets Nigerians at home and in diaspora are communicating like never before, ranting and sharing their opinions about the elections, its major players, and most of all their choice and the changes they want effected.