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Independent Expert Advisory Group formed to advise UN Secretary-General on ‘Data Revolution’

By Global Pulse Sep 1, 2014
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last week announced the establishment of an Independent Expert Advisory Group (IEAG) on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development. The Group will advise the...
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Global Privacy Summit: Recap & Reflections

By Mila Romanoff Mar 14, 2014
 At Global Pulse we are advocates for robust data protection and privacy practices, and as the resident Privacy Officer, I was keen to see what would come out of the IAPP Global Privacy Summit,...

Is 2014 Really The Year Of Experimentation?

By Giulio Quaggiotto Feb 10, 2014
According to Christian Bason, of the Copenhagen-based "Mind Lab," 2014 will be the year of experimentation. I certainly hope his forecast is on the money as I am about to join the...

Global Pulse Annual Report 2013

By Jennifer Poole Feb 7, 2014
Last year was the year that development practioners and policymakers embraced 'data for development' as a priority. For many, the sense of urgency was embodied by the High Level Panel's...

Taking the Post-2015 Pulse of Davos

By Jennifer Poole Jan 23, 2014
Global Pulse in partnership with the Millennium Campaign is already using data analysis to filter millions of public tweets and map them against Post-2015 priority topics, to show which are...

Big Data for Development Workshop in Bali

By Tanti Liesman Jan 9, 2014
Pulse Lab Jakarta held a workshop on big data for representatives from the Indonesian government and technology sectors on December 3, 2013 in Bali, Indonesia. The event, called “Big...

Anatomy of a Pulse Lab

By Global Pulse Dec 19, 2013
Global Pulse’s network of Pulse Labs serve as regional hubs for big data Research & Development (R&D): developing public sector capacity for utilizing digital data sources and real-time...

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