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Data Science for Social Good: Philanthropy and Social Impact in a Complex World 1

Data Science for Social Good: Philanthropy and Social Impact in a Complex World

“Data Science for Social Good” is a collection of insights by thought leaders at first-mover organizations in the emerging field of “Data Science for Social Good”. It examines the application of knowledge from computer science, complex systems, and computational social science to challenges such as humanitarian response, public health, and sustainable development. The book provides …

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Applying Service Design to Support Data Analytics for Decision-making 4

Applying Service Design to Support Data Analytics for Decision-making

As a joint data innovation facility of the Government of Indonesia and the United Nations, our work over the years has included developing information systems to map population movements after a disaster, analyse and categorise diplomatic communications, monitor air quality at the community level to mitigate health risks, amongst others. Besides ensuring that these tools are functional, equally important …

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How Big Data Is Helping Transform Indonesia’s Public Transport System 5

How Big Data Is Helping Transform Indonesia’s Public Transport System

Valerie Julliand, Pungky Sumadi and Petrarca Karetji The original version of this article was published in the Jakarta Post on August 19, 2021 and is accessible through this link. The affordability of public transport in Indonesia makes it the go-to option for millions of citizens. But for some passengers, such as women, the elderly and people …

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Beyond Sticky Floors 7

Beyond Sticky Floors

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digitalization among micro and small businesses in Indonesia. Women business owners are at the forefront of adopting digital tools to keep their businesses afloat during the pandemic. The invisible behavioural barriers preclude women necessity business owners from unlocking the full potential of digitalization, which could help their businesses keep afloat …

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UN Global Pulse Annual Report 2020 9

UN Global Pulse Annual Report 2020

UN Global PulseAnnual Report2020 Download Annual Report Download the full report as a pdf file UN Global Pulse is the UN Secretary-General’s initiative on digital innovation. We are funded entirely through voluntary contributions from UN Member States, foundations and private sector entities. Our role, much as the innovation landscape, is fluid which means we continuously …

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