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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Scaling up Haze Gazer: an analysis and visualization tool for haze crisis management

By Jong Gun Lee and Imaduddin Amin Jan 26, 2017
UN Global Pulse is pleased to share an update on Haze Gazer, a crisis analysis and visualization tool that provides real-time information on fire and haze hotspots in Indonesia.The tool, which was...

UN Global Pulse Data Innovation Events at #UNDataForum - Recap

By Felicia Vacarelu Jan 25, 2017
The inaugural UN World Data Forum took place  in Cape Town, South Africa on 15-17 January 2017. The forum, which convened more than 1500 participants, aimed to spur the exchange of innovative...

UN Global Pulse Hosts Big Data for Development Session at the UN World Data Forum

By Felicia Vacarelu Jan 19, 2017
On Monday, 16 January 2017, UN Global Pulse hosted a session on ‘Big Data Innovations for Sustainable Development’ during the inaugural UN World Data Forum.This week, government...

Data Innovation Mini Grants: Results and lessons learned after one year

By Andrew Thornley and Derval Usher Jan 16, 2017
*Andrew Thornley works for The Asia Foundation, and Derval Usher is the Manager of Pulse Lab Jakarta.In 2015, Pulse Lab Jakarta hosted  a Data Innovation Mini Grant competition to promote a...