About Steve McConnell

Steve McConnell has been a leading expert in software estimation, software measurement, and software engineering practices for more than 20 years. Most recently, he has used his expertise in data analysis, measurement, and forecasting to analyze and forecast Covid-19 data.

State Log Graph Updates 7/2/20

These log graphs provide a different perspective on the rate of Covid-19 positive tests and deaths. On most graphs, the x-axis is time. On these graphs, the x-axis is the total number of cases to date, and the y-axis is the number of cases added incrementally each week. As the pandemic winds down, the Read more

By |2020-07-04T01:06:20+00:00July 4th, 2020|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

US Data Updates 6/24/20

We have quite a few interesting things going on in recent data. Positive Tests Up, Deaths Flat The interesting issue continues to be the significant increase in positive tests with deaths being more or less flat the past week. If you look at the smoothed test data, tests were basically flat (down then up) Read more

By |2020-06-25T22:25:51+00:00June 25th, 2020|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Current State Open-Readiness Assessments

Alaska • Alabama • Arkansas • Arizona • California • Colorado • Connecticut • District of Columbia • Delaware • Florida • Georgia • Hawaii • Iowa • Idaho • Illinois • Indiana • Kansas • Kentucky • Louisiana • Massachusetts • Maryland • Maine • Michigan • Minnesota • Missouri • Mississippi • Read more

By |2020-07-04T04:11:50+00:00June 21st, 2020|Tags: |0 Comments

History of Positive Tests by State (Animation) – 6/16/20

This video shows the history of positive test results in each state. Each state's point on the graph represents the number of positive tests per 1000 residents for the 7 day period indicated at the top. The solid bar represents where the state was 7 days prior to that. The hollow bar represents where Read more

By |2020-06-18T03:53:02+00:00June 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , |0 Comments