Global Pulse Project Series

The Global Pulse Project Series is a collection of case studies of 20 data innovation projects covering global issues ranging from public health to climate change, food security to employment.

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Measuring resilience to disasters with financial data

The analysis of financial transaction data can provide critical insights into understanding the economic resilience of people affected by natural disasters. 

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Winners of the Big Ideas Competition for Sustainable Cities Announced

Pulse Lab Jakarta announces the winners of the 2016 Big Ideas Competition for Sustainable Cities and Urban Communities. 

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Bid Data and the SDGs

How data analytics can support monitoring and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. 

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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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News

Twitter and UN Global Pulse Announce Data Partnership

Anoush Rima Tatevossian Sep 23, 2016
(Friday 23 September, New York) Twitter and UN Global Pulse today announced a partnership that will provide the United Nations with access to Twitter’s data tools to support efforts to achieve...

Global Pulse at the 71st UN General Assembly

Felicia Vacarelu and Anoush Rima Tatevossian Sep 16, 2016
World leaders are gathering this week for the 71st UN General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York. UN Global Pulse, along with collaborators and partners, is involved in a number of side events...

Guest Post: Reflections on lessons learned from big data projects

Guest Post by Meredith Blair Pearlman Sep 16, 2016
This guest post is a Q&A with Meredith Blair Pearlman, Evaluation and Learning Manager at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. It is Part III of a series of posts on a collaboration between...

A Big Data Exploration Project : Mining online data for insights on child marriage

Rene Clausen Nielsen and Anoush Rima Tatevossian Sep 15, 2016
This is Part II of a series of posts on a collaboration between UN Global Pulse and the Packard Foundation. The collaboration emphasized the “learning by doing” process of designing...

Learning Through Experimentation: A Look at Two New Big Data Innovation Projects

Global Pulse Sep 14, 2016
This is Part I of a series of posts on a collaboration between UN Global Pulse and the Packard Foundation. The collaboration emphasized the “learning by doing” process of designing a...

UN Global Pulse, BBVA announce partnership and new project measuring economic resilience to disasters with financial data

by Global Pulse Sep 13, 2016
The analysis of financial transaction data can provide critical insights into understanding the economic resilience of people affected by natural disasters, as revealed by a new research project from...

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