High-Level Meeting on the Establishment of Pulse Lab Jakarta

By Anoush Rima Tatevossian Nov 30, 2011
 On 19 November, 2011 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon met with Indonesia’s Minister for National Development Planning, Dr. Armida S. Alisjahbana and other Government...
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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...

The Future of Humanitarian Data in Focus at World Humanitarian Summit

By By Anoush Rima Tatevossian May 20, 2016
The first ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), will take place next week, on 23 - 24 May, in Istanbul, Turkey. More than 5,000 people, including political and business leaders, aid organisations and...