2016 Annual Report - UN Global Pulse

This report summarizes Global Pulse’s 2016 innovation activities for sustainable development and humanitarian action: bit.ly/2rGSpfJ 

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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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Guide to Data Innovation for Development

UNDP and UN Global Pulse today released a comprehensive guide on how to integrate new sources of data into development and humanitarian work. Entitled A Guide to Data Innovation for Development - From idea to proof-of-concept,’ this publication was developed by practitioners for practitioners.

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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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UN Global Pulse and GSMA announce release of Mobile Data for Social Good report

Global Pulse Jun 29, 2017
‘The State of Mobile Data for Social Good’ report was released today during an event hosted at Vodafone in New York. The publication is a collaboration between UN Global Pulse and the...

Finding the balance: Right to privacy and the drive to innovate in the UN

Robert Kirkpatrick, Mila Romanoff, Gina Lucarelli, Jens Wandel May 3, 2017
This article was originally published in the website of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG). Access it here. It is now more and more accepted that big data (distinguished by higher...

Translator Gator: A People-Powered Language Game for Disaster Response

Yulistina Riyadi and Felicia Vacarelu Apr 19, 2017
UN Global Pulse and partners are launching the second phase of people-powered language game “Translator Gator” in support of disaster management and humanitarian action. This year, the...

UN Global Pulse and Western Digital Announce Data for Climate Action Challenge Now Open for Entries

Global Pulse Mar 9, 2017
Enabling Unprecedented Access to Data and Tools from Leading Companies to Generate New Climate SolutionsUN Global Pulse and Western Digital Corporation, a global leader in data storage...

New Vulnerability Monitoring Platform To Assist Drought-Affected Populations in Indonesia

Anthea Webb and Derval Usher Feb 27, 2017
UN Global Pulse and the World Food Programme (WFP) recently developed a tool that can help gain insights on the extent of drought-affected areas, the impacts on food prices and the resilience of...

Announcing the Data Revolution for Policy Makers Conference

UN Global Pulse Feb 3, 2017
UN Global Pulse, through Pulse Lab Jakarta,  will host the International Conference on Data Revolution for Policy Makers on 21 & 22 February 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Individuals are...