Please Give Feedback on USAID Development Information Solution Pilot

Please Give Feedback on USAID Development Information Solution Pilot

Published on: Jun 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
 USAID is creating a Development Information Solution (DIS) – an Agency-wide portfolio management system to produce high quality, readily available development data by integrating program funding, awards, contract...
11 Strategies to Manage Data Sharing with Government Agencies

11 Strategies to Manage Data Sharing with Government Agencies

Published on: May 26 2021 by Linda Raftree - 2 Comments
In recent months, there have been an increasing number of questions among cash and voucher assistance (CVA) actors about data sharing with government authorities in fragile settings or conflict environments. The growing...
3 Barriers to Data Sharing for African Artificial Intelligence Solutions

3 Barriers to Data Sharing for African Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Apr 28 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Please RSVP Now to learn more about artificial intelligence solutions at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5. Our amazing agenda features an entire conference track dedicated to different AI approaches, opportunities,...
3 Reasons Why Big Data Should Not Be Open Data

3 Reasons Why Big Data Should Not Be Open Data

Published on: Nov 16 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why Big Data Should Not Be Open Data
Recently, Bill Kedrock wrote that Big Data Needs to be Open Data, based on a presentation by Dr. Debisi Araba at MERLTech 2016. Bill concluded by calling for donors and others to assist countries like Nigeria as they grapple...
3 Steps to Implement USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579

3 Steps to Implement USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579

Published on: Jul 01 2015 by Siobhan Green - 7 Comments
As promised, here is an overview of the steps needed to create an open data plan in order to be compliant with USAID’s new Open Data Policy It is really easy to get lost in the weeds on this stuff, so I am only outlining...
How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

Published on: Mar 18 2015 by Josh Woodard - Comments Off on How Can We All Profit From Development Data?
Big data has been called the new oil, and it is easy to see why. In its raw form, it provides limited value, but with the right refinement it has the potential to generate enormous value to the global economy. As with oil,...
How Will You Be Compliant with USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579?

How Will You Be Compliant with USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579?

Published on: Dec 02 2014 by Siobhan Green - Comments Off on How Will You Be Compliant with USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579?
USAID published their Open Data policy, ADS 579, and have begun including language in all contracts and cooperative agreements after October 1, 2014 to require partners to abide by the policy. There have been many more questions...