Global Pulse Annual Report 2014

Global Pulse's Annual Report 2014 highlights big data innovation projects carried out over the past year, and new milestones in the evolution of a "big data for development" ecosystem.

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Data For Good – The Challenge of Combining all that Data

We need is a way forward that makes it feasible for companies committed to advancing social good to donate their data in a way that is safe, simple and smart.

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Guest post by Alfredo Morales and David Pastor Escuredo on a project "Using Mobile Phone Activity for Disaster Management During Floods".

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The "Pulse Lab Diaries"

A blog series with thoughts & ideas from data science teams across the entire Pulse Lab network.

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Guest Post: Data For Good, Challenges of Combining all that Data

Guest Post by JoAnn Stonier Jun 18, 2015
This guest post was written by JoAnn C. Stonier, EVP/Chief Information Governance & Privacy Officer for MasterCard Worldwide. She has been recognized as an expert in the field of financial...

Winners of Data Innovation Mini Grants Announced

Mellyana Frederika Jun 3, 2015
Some months ago, Pulse Lab Jakarta and UNDP announced a call for entries for Data Innovation Mini Grants to help the Government of Indonesia in providing more effective services to its citizens.We...

Announcing: Data Innovation Competition for Asia Urban Issues

Yulistina Riyadi May 20, 2015
The ‘Big Ideas Competition for Asia Urban Issues Using Data Innovation’ is live!The Korean MSIP (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning) is looking for students who are passionate...

Improving Data Privacy and Data Security in ICT4D: Event Recap

Jennifer Poole May 14, 2015
On Friday May 8th, Global Pulse hosted a workshop on data privacy and security in technology-enabled development projects and programmes, as part of a series of events about the Nine Principles for...

Guest Post: Mobile phone data analysis for disaster management

David Pastor Escuredo and Alfredo Morales May 11, 2015
Alfredo Morales is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the New England Complex Systems Institute. David Pastor Escuredo is a Researcher at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (BIT / itdUPM). In 2014, they...

Reflections on UNFPA's Big Data Bootcamp

René Clausen Nielsen Apr 27, 2015
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), recently convened a group of staff interested in big data. UNFPA is traditionally one of the more data-driven entities of the UN, and in his...