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Exhibiting the Global Post-2015 Twitter Conversation
By René Clausen Nielsen
Sep 30, 2013
Global Pulse has partnered with the UN Millennium Campaign on a novel project that aims to shed insight on which Post-2015 relevant topics are talked most about by people on social media around the...
Searching for Digital Signals in Kenya
By Eva Kaplan
Sep 3, 2013
Global Pulse is currently working with USAID on a feasibility study to understand what social data can tell us about loans, and people’s access to finance in Kenya. To start, we...
‘Tis the Season: Big Data for Development (PART I)
By Anoush Rima Tatevossian
Mar 8, 2013
“Big Data for Development” is in the air and we couldn’t be more pleased to see the topic gaining traction. As described in a our previous post, Global Pulse’s vision involves raising...
Enhancing Public Policy Decision Making using Large-Scale Cell Phone Data
By Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinze
Sep 4, 2012
This article is part of a special Global Pulse Guest Blogger Series: “Data Mining for Development: Methodological Innovations & Challenges.” Vanessa Frias-Martinez, PhD is a scientific...
When Lone Travelers Meet: A Story of the Private Sector and UN Global Pulse Partnership
By I-sah Hsieh
Aug 22, 2012
This guest blog post was written by I-sah Hsieh, Global Manager of International Development, SAS. Global Pulse worked with SAS on a project exploring unemployment through the lens of...
UNICEF Virtual Workshop on Big Data & Analytics
By Global Pulse
Aug 3, 2012
Last week, Global Pulse collaborated with UNICEF on a workshop about the utilization of big data to enhance programme planning and monitoring. More than 120 UNICEF staff from 12 country...
Discovering Global Socio Economic Trends Hidden in Big Data
By Giselle Lopez and Wayne St. Amand
Jul 15, 2012
This guest blog post was produced by Giselle Lopez and Wayne St. Amand of Crimson Hexagon. Global Pulse worked with Crimson Hexagon on a project exploring Twitter and Perceptions of Crisis...
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