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UN Global Pulse Hosts Big Data for Development Session at the UN World Data Forum
By Felicia Vacarelu
Jan 19, 2017
On Monday, 16 January 2017, UN Global Pulse hosted a session on ‘Big Data Innovations for Sustainable Development’ during the inaugural UN World Data Forum.This week, government...
Data Innovation Mini Grants: Results and lessons learned after one year
By Andrew Thornley and Derval Usher
Jan 16, 2017
*Andrew Thornley works for The Asia Foundation, and Derval Usher is the Manager of Pulse Lab Jakarta.In 2015, Pulse Lab Jakarta hosted a Data Innovation Mini Grant competition to promote a...
Building a Big Data Research Agenda in Indonesia for 2017
By Dikara Alkarisya and Zakiya Pramestri
Dec 16, 2016
Pulse Lab Jakarta recently hosted a research workshop on the data revolution for sustainable development in Indonesia. The event brought together an array of researchers and policy-makers from...
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...
“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...
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