The Power of Big Data & Global Pulse Research (VIDEO)

By Anoush Rima Tatevossian Jan 17, 2012
  How do you find indicators for changes human well-being in “big data”? How do you know which “digital signals” are relevant enough to warrant further investigation? These questions are at the...
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Analytics in real time can help monitor the quality of public service delivery

By By Pulse Lab Kampala Jun 15, 2016
Pulse Lab Kampala is collaborating closely with the Ugandan government on various projects to monitor the quality of public service delivery in real-time as Uganda has prioritized monitoring and...

Postal network’s global big data can be key to understanding nations’ wellbeing

By By UN Global Pulse Jun 3, 2016
Analyzing global flows of postal items in an international physical network can provide critical insights into measuring national development with big data, plugging the gaps where data from digital...

The Importance of Big Data Partnerships for Sustainable Development

By By Robert Kirkpatrick May 31, 2016
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s High Level Panel has called for a “data revolution” for sustainable development; such a revolution has already arrived in the private sector....

Mapping it out: four facilitation tools to help structure thinking about data projects

By George Hodge May 30, 2016
Global Pulse partners with governments, UN agencies, non-profit organizations and the private sector on big data innovation projects, which often lead to the building of decision-support systems like...