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What are common terms used in LiveStories?

Last Updated: Oct 16, 2018 04:22PM PDT
Dashboard: A folder used to contain charts created from the data library and users' own datasets.
 
Data Library: A searchable database of indicators that includes data from public data sources such as the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 
Dataset: A set of one or more indicators, often collected in the form of a spreadsheet.
 
Dimension: A variable by which you can slice the data in an indicator.
 
Homepage: The team landing page that shows the activity within the team; a user can filter the team feed to see only datasets, dashboards, stories, or their own content.
 
Indicator: A topic in a dataset, such as "Median Household Income in the Past 12 Months."
 
Manager: A type of user permission and role in the platform.
 
Measure: A collection of observations that differ only in (one or more of) their location, time frame, or dimension but are otherwise identical.
 
Observation: A single point of data in time and space about an indicator.
 
Pin: Save.
 
Story: A web page that users build in the LiveStories platform that could include interactive charts, pictures, video, text, etc.
 
Story editor: A drag-and-drop web page builder that allows users to add elements such as interactive charts, pictures, video, text, etc.
 
Storyteller: A type of user permission and role in the platform.
 
Team: A group of one or more users that share a workspace within LiveStories; team users can collaborate with each other in the team workspace.
 
Team Member: A type of user permission and role in the platform.
 
User: A customer that uses LiveStories.
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