Big data for development: opportunities & challenges - a slideshow

This slide show, presented by United Nations Global Pulse at an event to launch a new white paper "Big Data for Development: Challenges and Opportunities" provides a detailed overview of some of the opportunities and challenges that those in the international and humanitarian development fields can expect when using Big Data.



Section 1: Opportunity

  • Data intent and capacity
  • Social science and policy applications

Section 2 : Challenges

  • Data
  • Analysis

Section 3 : Application

  • What new data streams bring to the table
  • Making big data work for development


(2012) Big data for development: Challenges & Opportunities. UN Global Pulse.

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