Vodafone Americas Foundation and UN Global Pulse to embark on study on state of mobile data for social impact

By UN Global Pulse Jul 26, 2016
United Nations Global Pulse will partner with the Vodafone Americas Foundation to embark on a several month study to evaluate the state of mobile data for social impact.Consultations begin today with...
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Data Science in Africa workshop looks at locally driven data projects to enable sustainable development

By Pulse Lab Kampala Jul 7, 2016
Pulse Lab Kampala and partners from Makerere University (Uganda), the University of Sheffield (UK) and the Dedan Kimathi University Nyeri (Kenya), IBM Research Africa, the Uganda Communications...

Translator Gator: Phase I Wrap Up

By Yulistina Riyadi & Imaduddin Amin Jun 30, 2016
UN Global Pulse recently finished the Phase I implementation of Translator Gator, a language game that builds taxonomies for research initiatives. Hundreds of people from across Indonesia engaged...

Winners of the Big Ideas Competition for Sustainable Cities and Urban Communities Announced

By Yulistina Riyadi Jun 28, 2016
In early May Pulse Lab Jakarta launched the Big Ideas Competition for Sustainable Cities and Urban Communities. Following a one month sprint, the competition received 271 proposals from across...

Analytics in real time can help monitor the quality of public service delivery

By Pulse Lab Kampala Jun 15, 2016
Pulse Lab Kampala is collaborating closely with the Ugandan government on various projects to monitor the quality of public service delivery in real-time as Uganda has prioritized monitoring and...