StakeX - Organizational Networks from Web Research

Network analysis approach and two R Shiny apps

Network analysis

Paul Simmering


September 30, 2020

StakeX is a network analysis approach for public relations projects. It is in use at Q Insight Agency with clients in public transportation and the energy sector. The approach consists of:

To learn more about the method, see the slides of the talk by Thomas Perry and me or check the methods section of the demo app.

I led the development of two Shiny apps for this project. The first is a CRUD app that facilitates data entry into a PostgreSQL database and ensures data integrity. The second is a platform for interactive data analysis featuring graphs with visNetwork and maps with leaflet. Both are hosted on EC2 instances on AWS.

Tech stack: R, PostgreSQL, AWS EC2