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Integrating Big Data into M&E of Development Programmes

(New York) UN Global Pulse and The Rockefeller Foundation will host a half-day event marking the launch of the ‘Integrating Big Data into the Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Programmes’ Report.

IGF Workshop: How Can Privacy help us harness Big Data for Social Good

(Jalisco, Mexico) Mobile phone data can be used to help solve some of the most pressing public policy needs of our times – from managing traffic in congested and polluted urban environments, to understanding and preventing the spread of diseases.

10 big data science challenges facing humanitarian organizations

Author: 
Miguel Luengo Oroz
This article was originally published in the

Research DIve: Image Mining for Disaster Management

(Jakarta, Indonesia) Pulse Lab Jakarta is hosting a ‘Research Dive’ from 13th to 16th November in Jakarta, bringing together data innovators from across Indonesia to further disaster management through the sophisticated use of

Engaging to build data innovation capacity in Africa

Author: 
Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis
A post by Pulse Lab Kampala manager Paula

Security, Privacy and Trust in Standardization

(Hammamet, Tunisia) The exponential advancement of ICTs has dramatically improved real-time communication and information sharing, and has enabled billions to send, receive and impart digital information on a worldwide scale.