Ever more people worldwide have access to mobile phones and the internet. This digitalisation creates as a by-produce a huge volume of data containing important information on people’s well-being. This data forms the basis of the UN’s Global Pulse project. In Global Pulse labs in Jakarta, New York and Kampala, UN institutions work alongside governments and NGOs to find ways of applying data analysis to development work. Alongside the research and development of new indicators to measure the well-being of a society, Global Pulse also works in partnership with companies and organisations that have the necessary analytical expertise needed for big data. Global Pulse wants to show the participants of development work (governments, NGOs) in a quicker and more direct way what’s happening where and how.
Life is speeding up, and communication has to keep pace. NGOs are increasingly under pressure to report and react in real time.Show trend
Impact measurement – not to prove but to improve. Funders want to know what their social investments is achieving.Show trend