Practical Insights on Data Analysis

Big Data Opportunities for MERL Tech Solutions

Big Data Opportunities for MERL Tech Solutions

Published on: Aug 06 2020 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
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...
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 - Leave a Comment
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...
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...
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...
How DFID Uses Data to Make Development Program Decisions

How DFID Uses Data to Make Development Program Decisions

Published on: Dec 02 2019 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
As DFID aims to harness the Data Revolution, ensuring that data – both quantitative and qualitative information – drive decision-making, public accountability,...
RHIS Create a Culture of Data Use in Health Information Systems

RHIS Create a Culture of Data Use in Health Information Systems

Published on: Nov 27 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on RHIS Create a Culture of Data Use in Health Information Systems
Routine Health Information Systems (RHIS) are facility-based and ideally community-based systems that can form the main data source for daily planning and management...
How Tracking Attendance with Technology Reduces Absenteeism

How Tracking Attendance with Technology Reduces Absenteeism

Published on: Oct 30 2019 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Health worker absenteeism undermines staff morale and the quality of care patients receive. It wastes health-sector resources and has even been linked to patient...