This is a webcast from the launch of the United Nations Global Pulse white paper, Big Data for Development: Opportunities and Challenges. Describing the different forms of big data and their reliability and relevance for international development evaluation, the webcast aims to answer many of the questions around its use. Presenters include Robert C. Orr, Dr. Jukka-Pekka Onnela and Robert Kirkpatrick.
Section 1: Opportunity
- Data intent and capacity
- Social science and policy applications
Section 2 : Challenges
Section 3 : Application
- What new data streams bring to the table
- Making big data work for development