Practical Insights on Data for ICT4D Projects

Apply Now: $725,000 in Grant Funding for Data Scientists

Apply Now: $725,000 in Grant Funding for Data Scientists

Published on: Aug 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
$500,000 Grants for Agricultural Data Analysis Lacuna Fund provides data scientists with the resources they need to produce new labeled datasets to address underserved...
How Can We Use Emerging Data Technologies for MERL Tech?

How Can We Use Emerging Data Technologies for MERL Tech?

Published on: Jul 30 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Can We Use Emerging Data Technologies for MERL Tech?
A new wave of technologies and approaches has the potential to influence how monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL) practitioners do their work....
Apply Now: $10 Million for COVID-19 Response Data Science Solutions

Apply Now: $10 Million for COVID-19 Response Data Science Solutions

Published on: Jul 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The novel coronavirus global pandemic is affecting global society in profound ways and will require new and innovative approaches. Beyond the impacts on public...
New USAID Guide: Remote Monitoring Processes for COVID-19 Response

New USAID Guide: Remote Monitoring Processes for COVID-19 Response

Published on: Jun 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In the current operating environment, USAID and implementing partners face new challenges in deploying programs, monitoring progress, collecting data, and tracking...
A Vision for Person-Centered Data Systems in the Digital Age

A Vision for Person-Centered Data Systems in the Digital Age

Published on: May 28 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on A Vision for Person-Centered Data Systems in the Digital Age
Digitization has revolutionized range of services, especially data systems in Low-Middle Income Countries. As highlighted in USAID’s report, Artificial Intelligence...
COVID-19 Digital Response Data Is Not Gender Neutral

COVID-19 Digital Response Data Is Not Gender Neutral

Published on: May 27 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
As people around the world continue to face the effects of Covid-19, academic institutions and government policymakers are turning to data more than ever to understand...
How to Use Mobile Network Operator Data in COVID-19 Digital Response

How to Use Mobile Network Operator Data in COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: May 20 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Use Mobile Network Operator Data in COVID-19 Digital Response
The Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) has developed this introductory brief as the first in a series of materials on using mobile network operator (MNO) data. When...
Apply Now: £500,000 DFID Grant Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response

Apply Now: £500,000 DFID Grant Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Apr 28 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Governments and civil society in low- and middle-income countries often lack the digital infrastructure to capture, share, and use data in the timescales and distance...
4 Ways to Use National Data in African COVID-19 Digital Response

4 Ways to Use National Data in African COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Apr 23 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
At Cooper/Smith, we are working with Malawi’s Ministry of Health to help them prepare for and fight COVID-19. Here is what we did – other countries might...
3 Ways the Data Visualization Society Helps You with DataViz Problems

3 Ways the Data Visualization Society Helps You with DataViz Problems

Published on: Feb 27 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Ways the Data Visualization Society Helps You with DataViz Problems
Just about everyone I know in the ICT4D community has interacted with, presented, or created a chart, dashboard, infographic, or other data visualization. We’ve...