We released two new Excel Power BI workbooks providing Oxford Economics’ standard Mondrian dashboards for the Brexit Scenarios Service and Global Scenarios Service databanks. The workbooks are freely downloadable, but can only be refreshed by customers subscribing to the corresponding services.
Please read about Mondrian Dashboards in these articles, which describe the content of each dashboard, technical prerequisites, installation, and how they were implemented.
The key difference in these scenario-oriented Mondrian workbooks to, say, a Mondrian workbook for the Global Macro Economics databank, is that you must refresh the list of codes the workbook uses so that they correspond with the latest scenarios that exist in the relevant scenario service databank. Since, the scenarios in the databanks are updated periodically, their base codes change from one update to the next.
The Mondrian Excel dashboards are packaged as ZIP files and are available for download in the Oxford Economics website archive.
- Go to the archive: https://www.oxfordeconomics.com/archive
- Click the Globe icon
- Type Excel Dashboard in the left hand search box.
- Click the search icon or hit Enter.
- Choose the specific dashboard(s) to download.
-- Brexit Scenarios Service Databank users should choose Excel Dashboard for Global Data Workstation – BREXIT
-- Global Scenarios Service Databank users should choose Excel Dashboard for Global Data Workstation – GSS
- (You will also see links to several other dashboards which you can also download.)
ZIP files downloaded from the internet should be “unblocked” before their contents are extracted (if you trust them!). After you have downloaded a Mondrian Dashboard ZIP file right-click it in Windows Explorer, choose Properties from the context menu, click the Unblock button in the lower right-hand corner of the resulting dialog, and hit OK.
The installation process is similar to that of the other Mondrian dashboards we have already released. The only difference will be the name of the ZIP files you download - either Mondrian Global Data Workstation Dashboards (BREXIT) v4.2-20160819.zip or Mondrian Global Data Workstation Dashboards (GSS) v4.2-20160819.zip.
Please let us know how you get on!
Arvindra Sehmi is Chief Information Officer and Director of IT at Oxford Economics.
Shweta Das is Technology Marketing and Support Analyst at Oxford Economics.