Big data for development: a primer

This slide show, from United Nations Global Pulse, is aimed at supporter international development and humanitarian communities make sense of Big Data. It explains the concepts and ideas behind using Big Data for social good in an accessible and relevant manner.


  • What is Big Data?
  • Big data in the development world
  • What is "Big Data For Development"?
  • Research examples
  • Challenges


(2013) Big Data for Development: A primer. Global Pulse

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