Winners of the Big Ideas Competition for Sustainable Cities and Urban Communities Announced

By By Yulistina Riyadi Jun 28, 2016
In early May Pulse Lab Jakarta launched the Big Ideas Competition for Sustainable Cities and Urban Communities. Following a one month sprint, the competition received 278 proposals from across...

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....