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  1. The Seminar Series- A New Rule of Law: Social Intelligence, Open Rights

    Event
    Seminar
    29th May, 2015
    Australia
    Free

    A New Rule of Law: Social Intelligence, Open Rights explores the legal and ethical challenges of regulating the contemporary societies that emerged when Big Data encountered Web 3.0. The Seminar Series is being co-hosted by RMIT University's Centre for Applied Social Research and Graduate School of Business and Law.

  2. Big Data and Evaluation- Use and Implications

    Blog
    12th May, 2015

    Big data is emerging as a new world currency. This form of digital data, generated almost automatically by the online interactions of people and products and services, creates a wealth of constantly updating information that can be used to support decision-making and aid monitoring and evaluation.

  3. Discussion Paper: Innovations in Monitoring and Evaluation

    Resource
    Discussion paper
    2013

    This discussion paper produced by the United Nations Development Programme discusses various innovations that are occurring in M&E, and the advantages and disadvantages of these methods.

  4. Big Data for Development: Challenges & Opportunities

    Resource
    Discussion paper
    2012

    This white paper by UN Global Pulse examines the use of Big Data in development contexts. Using a number of examples, it highlights how this data type can be leveraged to provide early warnings of disruptions and crises, and can give real-time awareness and feedback of situations and interventions. It also delves into a conversation about the implications of Big Data use.

  5. The 11th Evaluation Conference 'Evaluation of Cohesion Policy' Results, challenges, solutions (Cracow, Poland)

    Event
    Conference
    28th September, 2015 to 29th September, 2015
    Poland
    Paid

    International Evaluation Conference is an initiative devoted to building evaluation capacity in Poland. It has been organised yearly since 2005 and all the time it constantly attracts a large group of recognised experts in the field of evaluation and related disciplines.

    Also Available In: Polski
  6. XI Konferencja Ewaluacyjna 'Ewaluacja polityki spójności 'rezultaty, wyzwania. rozwiązania (Kraków, Polska)

    Event
    Conference
    28th September, 2015 to 29th September, 2015
    Poland
    Paid

    Międzynarodowa Konferencja Ewaluacyjna to inicjatywa poświęcona budowie potencjału ewaluacyjnego w Polsce. Organizowana cyklicznie od 2005 r. niezmiennie przyciąga liczne grono uznanych ekspertów w dziedzinie ewaluacji oraz dyscyplin pokrewnych.

    Also Available In: English
  7. Participatory Sense-Making for Evaluators: Data Parties and Dabbling in the Data

    Event
    Webinar
    14th June, 2016
    Online
    Paid

    Data parties (also known as sense-making sessions, results-briefings, and data-driven reviews) play an important role in promoting evaluation use, but there is little information available on how to conduct one.  In this interactive webinar learn how to facilitate participatory analysis and organize a data party, as well as tips and techniques that set the stage for success.  

  8. Big Data and Society: Is It A Game Changer?

    Event
    Seminar
    28th November, 2016
    United Kingdom
    Free

    The last talk in the University of Essex's Talk Big Data series, this seminar will ask whether Big Data is a game changer, and examine why is Big Data hailed as the answer to so many big questions.

  9. Global Innovations in Measurement and Evaluation

    Resource
    Overview
    2017

    This report by NPC highlights their research into the latest developments in theory and practice in measurement and evaluation. The authors found that new thinking, techniques, and technology are influencing and improving practice. This report highlights eight developments that the authors think have the greatest potential to improve evaluation and programme design, and the careful collection and use of data. 

  10. BigSurv 2018

    Event
    Conference
    25th October, 2018 to 27th October, 2018
    Spain
    Free

    The European Survey Research Association (ESRA), will hold the first Big Data Meets Survey Science International Conference 2018 (BigSurv18) on October 25-27, 2018 at the Research and Expertise Center in Survey Methodology (RECSM) at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona Spain. The theme of the conference is “Exploring New Statistical Frontiers at the Intersection of Survey Science and Big Data.”

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