Exhibiting the Global Post-2015 Twitter Conversation

Sep 30, 2013
Global Pulse has partnered with the UN Millennium Campaign on a novel project that aims to shed insight on which Post-2015 relevant topics are talked most about by people on social media around the... Read More

Searching for Digital Signals in Kenya

Sep 3, 2013
 Global Pulse is currently working with USAID on a feasibility study to understand what social data can tell us about loans, and people’s access to finance in Kenya. To start, we... Read More

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

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... Read More

Enhancing Public Policy Decision Making using Large-Scale Cell Phone Data

Sep 4, 2012
 This article is part of a special Global Pulse Guest Blogger Series: “Data Mining for Development: Methodological Innovations & Challenges.” Vanessa Frias-Martinez, PhD is a... Read More

When Lone Travelers Meet: A Story of the Private Sector and UN Global Pulse Partnership

Aug 22, 2012
  This guest blog post was written by I-sah Hsieh, Global Manager of International Development, SAS. Global Pulse worked with SAS on a project exploring unemployment through the lens of... Read More

UNICEF Virtual Workshop on Big Data & Analytics

Aug 3, 2012
 Last week, Global Pulse collaborated with UNICEF on a workshop about the utilization of big data to enhance programme planning and monitoring. More than 120 UNICEF staff from 12 country offices... Read More