Global Pulse Project Series

The Global Pulse Project Series is a collection of case studies of 20 data innovation projects covering global issues ranging from public health to climate change, food security to employment.

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Guide to Data Innovation for Development

UNDP and UN Global Pulse today released a comprehensive guide on how to integrate new sources of data into development and humanitarian work. Entitled A Guide to Data Innovation for Development - From idea to proof-of-concept,’ this publication was developed by practitioners for practitioners.

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Announcing the Data Revolution for Policy Makers Conference

UN Global Pulse, through Pulse Lab Jakarta,  will host the International Conference on Data Revolution for Policy Makers on 21 & 22 February 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia. 

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Bid Data and the SDGs

How data analytics can support monitoring and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. 

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The "Pulse Lab Diaries"

A blog series with thoughts & ideas from data science teams across the entire Pulse Lab network.

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Announcing the Data Revolution for Policy Makers Conference

by UN Global Pulse Feb 3, 2017
UN Global Pulse, through Pulse Lab Jakarta,  will host the International Conference on Data Revolution for Policy Makers on 21 & 22 February 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Individuals are...

Scaling up Haze Gazer: an analysis and visualization tool for haze crisis management

Jong Gun Lee and Imaduddin Amin Jan 26, 2017
UN Global Pulse is pleased to share an update on Haze Gazer, a crisis analysis and visualization tool that provides real-time information on fire and haze hotspots in Indonesia.The tool, which was...

UN Global Pulse Data Innovation Events at #UNDataForum - Recap

Felicia Vacarelu Jan 25, 2017
The inaugural UN World Data Forum took place  in Cape Town, South Africa on 15-17 January 2017. The forum, which convened more than 1500 participants, aimed to spur the exchange of innovative...

UN Global Pulse Hosts Big Data for Development Session at the UN World Data Forum

Felicia Vacarelu Jan 19, 2017
On Monday, 16 January 2017, UN Global Pulse hosted a session on ‘Big Data Innovations for Sustainable Development’ during the inaugural UN World Data Forum.This week, government...

Data Innovation Mini Grants: Results and lessons learned after one year

Andrew Thornley and Derval Usher Jan 16, 2017
*Andrew Thornley works for The Asia Foundation, and Derval Usher is the Manager of Pulse Lab Jakarta.In 2015, Pulse Lab Jakarta hosted  a Data Innovation Mini Grant competition to promote a...

Building a Big Data Research Agenda in Indonesia for 2017

Dikara Alkarisya and Zakiya Pramestri Dec 16, 2016
Pulse Lab Jakarta recently hosted a research workshop on the data revolution for sustainable development in Indonesia. The event brought together an array of researchers and policy-makers from...

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