UNDP and UN Global Pulse release practical guide to designing data innovation projects

By Global Pulse Dec 7, 2016
A how-to resource for development practitioners to help advance data innovation efforts for the Sustainable Development GoalsUNDP and UN Global Pulse today released a comprehensive guide on how to...
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“Big Data for Development and Humanitarian Action: Towards Responsible Governance” Report

By Mila Romanoff and Siobhan O'Shea Dec 5, 2016
In 2014, Global Pulse established a Data Privacy Advisory Group comprised of experts from public and private sector, academia and civil society from around the world. The members of the Privacy...

10 big data science challenges facing humanitarian organizations

By Miguel Luengo Oroz Nov 25, 2016
This article was originally published in the UN's refugee agency UNHCR Innovation website: http://innovation.unhcr.org/10-big-data-science-challenges-facing-humani...Big data refers to the...

Engaging to build data innovation capacity in Africa

By Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis Nov 3, 2016
A post by Pulse Lab Kampala manager Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis on the Lab's research, policy and advocacy activities. Encouraging a growing community of practice Since Pulse Lab Kampala...

Global Pulse Data Innovation Events - Recap

By Felicia Vacarelu and Anoush Rima Tatevossian Sep 29, 2016
On the first anniversary of the adoption of the SDGs, the need for a data revolution is widely understood and public sector demand for new data sources, new tools and new approaches is growing. At...