Data Privacy Advisory Group: Call for Nominations

By Mila Romanoff Jul 28, 2014
  Global Pulse is establishing a Data Privacy Advisory Group. Comprised of experts from public and private sector, academia and civil society, the Group will engage in a continuous...
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Happy to announce we are recruiting

By Robert Kirkpatrick May 2, 2013
Yesterday at the Data for Development Challenge at the NetMob 2013 Conference, we heard from some of the brightest minds in data science, representing a community that is frankly brimming with...

Data for Development (D4D) Challenge at Net Mob 2013

By Jennifer Poole May 1, 2013
For the first time, a big mobile telephony database has been anonymized and opened up to the international scientific community with research teams at some of the world’s best academic institutions...

Data Diving in Washington DC

By René Clausen Nielsen Apr 7, 2013
  130 volunteers from the DataKind network, several experts from international organizations and the team from Global Pulse swarmed the World Bank Headquarters in Washington DC last month...

'Tis the Season: Big Data for Development (PART II)

By Anoush Rima Tatevossian Mar 11, 2013
  There has been a great deal of discussion and exploration on the topic of how Big Data is applicable to global development happening in institutions across and outside of the UN system of late...

‘Tis the Season: Big Data for Development (PART I)

By Anoush Rima Tatevossian Mar 8, 2013
  “Big Data for Development” is in the air and we couldn’t be more pleased to see the topic gaining traction. As described in a our previous post, Global Pulse’s vision involves raising...

2012 Year in Review

By Global Pulse Jan 2, 2013
 This is an exciting time at Global Pulse! Since the initiative was founded, we have been raising awareness of the opportunities presented by Big Data and investigating the viability of using...