Pulse Lab Jakarta & UNDP team up to offer 'Data Innovation Grants' in Indonesia

By Mellyana Frederika & Derval Usher Feb 3, 2015
Pulse Lab Jakarta (PLJ) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have announced a call for entries for ‘Data Innovation Mini Grants’ to catalyse innovation in...
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Promoting Better Use of Data in Uganda

By Jane Auma Jul 10, 2014
The relevance of data to enhance public service delivery cannot be overemphasized. Data is relevant for decision-making particularly with regards to defining needs, setting goals, planning...

Response to Big Data Climate Challenge shows momentum behind data-driven climate solutions

By Sara Cornish Jul 7, 2014
The Big Data Climate Challenge, hosted by Global Pulse in support of the Secretary-General’s 2014 Climate Summit, received submissions from 40 different countries at the close of the Call for...

Sifting Through, and Making Sense of, Big Social Data

By René Clausen Nielsen Jun 30, 2014
 Global Pulse is very pleased to officially announce a data philanthropy partnership with DataSift - a social data platform that enables aggregation and filtering of social media posts to...

The Second "Data for Development" (D4D) Challenge in Africa

By Anoush Tatevossian and Liora Yuklea Jun 9, 2014
In 2012, global telecommunications company Orange launched its first "Data for Development Challenge" (D4D) to catalyze research into how anonymized and aggregated mobile network data,...

Big Data Climate Challenge deadline extended

By Sara Cornish Jun 5, 2014
Teams from 20 different countries have already submitted projects to the Big Data Climate Challenge, a bold show of interest in the first global competition to bring together the fields of Big Data...

Emerging Research at Pulse Lab Kampala

By Chris Lukolyo Jun 4, 2014
Pulse Lab Kampala -like the other labs in New York and Jakarta - operates as a data innovation lab to bring together experts from the public sector, academia and private sector. In this ‘safe...