Practical Insights on Big Data

Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Published on: Jul 16 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The impact of new tech shouldn’t be disappointing, but it often is.  Dr. Hans Rosling complained during the Ebola response that there were “hundreds of health-care...
8 Adolescent Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence Solutions

8 Adolescent Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Jun 23 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 8 Adolescent Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence Solutions
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child promotes the right of young children and adolescents to participate in decision-making in policies, processes...
Big Data Opportunities for MERL Tech Solutions

Big Data Opportunities for MERL Tech Solutions

Published on: Aug 06 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Big Data Opportunities for MERL Tech Solutions
Big data is a big topic in other sectors but its application within monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is limited, with most reports focusing more on its potential...
Lessons Learned Measuring, Evaluating, and Learning with Big Data

Lessons Learned Measuring, Evaluating, and Learning with Big Data

Published on: Jul 09 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The world today is more connected, interdependent, and data-rich than at any time in human history. Yet we increasingly see populations divided into those who benefit...
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...
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...
New Report: How Korea Used ICT to Flatten the COVID-19 Curve

New Report: How Korea Used ICT to Flatten the COVID-19 Curve

Published on: Apr 22 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The world is facing an unprecedented economic, social and political crisis with the spread of COVID-19. The Republic of Korea is no exception. Korea had a surge...
Apply Now: $500 Million for COVID-19 Digital Response from IsDB Group

Apply Now: $500 Million for COVID-19 Digital Response from IsDB Group

Published on: Apr 20 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The coronavirus pandemic has shown us that our survival depends on how much we invest in science, technology and innovation. We need the necessary tools to be more...
Please Register Now: 2019 CGIAR Big Data in Agriculture Convention

Please Register Now: 2019 CGIAR Big Data in Agriculture Convention

Published on: Sep 12 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The CGIAR Big Data in Agriculture platform is where information becomes power to predict, prescribe, and produce more food, more sustainably. It democratizes decades...
ICT4D Hype Cycle for 2019: AI, Blockchain, Chatbots, Data, And…

ICT4D Hype Cycle for 2019: AI, Blockchain, Chatbots, Data, And…

Published on: Aug 15 2019 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Back in 2014, we posted our first Development Hype Cycle to showcase how technologies move from initial invention to widespread application. We followed it up with...