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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Global Pulse at the 71st UN General Assembly

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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...