Tag: Big Data

New open source app helps protect children displaced by conflict

New open source app helps protect children displaced by conflict

A life–saving service for vulnerable children caught up in crises is now available to government, aid agencies and social service workers through an open source app developed by UNICEF and its partners. The app known as Primero, facilitates the secure collection, storage and sharing of data to improve child protection, […]

Job Opportunity: Satellite Imagery Specialist, Consultant

Job Opportunity: Satellite Imagery Specialist, Consultant

This is a re-advertisement due to technical issues. Candidates who applied to the initial advertisement are requested to re-send their application to the email address quoted below. Applications sent before 28 November 2016 will be disregarded. Download the complete Terms of Reference and deliverable here. Title: Satellite Imagery Specialist Location of […]

Job Opportunity: Research Scientist

Job Opportunity: Research Scientist

This is a re-advertisement due to technical issues. Candidates who applied to the initial advertisement are requested to re-send their application to the email address quoted below. Applications sent before 28 November 2016 will be disregarded. Download the complete Terms of Reference and deliverable here. Title: Research Scientist Location of […]

September 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

September 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

By Angelica Gustilo Ong Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during September. Click away: I went to Estonia, and saw the future A study trip to Estonia uncovered how the country […]

How can new data sources and real-time information systems improve decision-making?

How can new data sources and real-time information systems improve decision-making?

This original article was published by Benjamin Kumpf on Devex on 31 May 2016. How can new data sources and real-time information systems improve decision-making? This was a question the U.N. Development Program and its partners, UNICEF, the World Food Program and Data-Pop Alliance, were asking at the World Humanitarian Summit. Innovation and data are also […]

This diagram is based on the Python packages with class definitions, available through the github website of the project, that was accessed on May 15th (https://github.com/rapidpro/rapidpro).

Discovering the endless possibilities with U-Report Big Data

By Deborah Cristina Vera-Cruz, @DeborahVeraCruz I have just finished an amazing 6-week volunteer program with the Innovation Unit at NYHQ. It has been an enriching and rewarding experience, to work with the team and be able to contribute to the great work that is being done – bringing innovative solutions […]