Skip to main content
United Nations Global Pulse
Harnessing big data for development and humanitarian action
Subscribe to our newsletter
The Power of Big Data & Global Pulse Research (VIDEO)
By Anoush Rima Tatevossian
Jan 17, 2012
How do you find indicators for changes human well-being in “big data”? How do you know which “digital signals” are relevant enough to warrant further investigation? These questions are at the...
Phase 2 of Translator Gator Wraps Up
By Yulistina Riyadi and Felicia Vacarelu
Aug 7, 2017
Phase 2 of Translator Gator language game, which UN Global Pulse developed to support disaster management and humanitarian efforts, closed on 31 July -- exactly 100 days since it was launched. More...
Gender In Financial Inclusion: What Can We Learn From Microfinance Data?
By Pulse Lab Jakarta
Aug 4, 2017
Pulse Lab Jakarta and the UN Capital Development Fund SWIFT Programme worked to analyse anonymised financial records from four financial service providers in Cambodia in order to investigate the...
UN Global Pulse and GSMA announce release of Mobile Data for Social Good report
By Global Pulse
Jun 29, 2017
‘The State of Mobile Data for Social Good’ report was released today during an event hosted at Vodafone in New York. The publication is a collaboration between UN Global Pulse and the...
Finding the balance: Right to privacy and the drive to innovate in the UN
By Robert Kirkpatrick, Mila Romanoff, Gina Lucarelli, Jens Wandel
May 3, 2017
This article was originally published in the website of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG). Access it here. It is now more and more accepted that big data (distinguished by higher...
see all posts
Copyright © 2016, Global Pulse