Going Paperless: The Opportunities and Challenges of Large-Scale Electronic Data Collection
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Going Paperless: The Opportunities and Challenges of Large-Scale Electronic Data Collection

Scale is all about execution. This means constantly evaluating and improving our programs. We collect data on our key performance indicators, in order to make data-driven and evidence-based decisions on what works and on what we need to change. We collect data in a variety of ways but have been pushing hard to increase real-time, tech-enabled monitoring of our performance, and quick, streamlined, and action-oriented analysis. Here is what we are doing, with a frank assessment on how it’s going. 

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Measuring the World From the Bottom Up: Disrupting Economic Data
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Measuring the World From the Bottom Up: Disrupting Economic Data

The “data revolution” is changing the world. There is vast appetite for better understanding -- and improving -- ground-level realities across the globe. In the field of global development, there is growing demand for evidence-based policy and for rigorously measured, cost-effective solutions at scale. This demand has increased the need for high quality, dynamic data across wide geographic areas, and for innovative ways of measuring economic activity and development outcomes.  Enter an exciting new partnership. 

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