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Blog Post Discusses Role Of Mobile Data In Development

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Big Data and How it Can Serve Development
Nirant Gupta, research analyst in global development on the financial services for the poor team at the Gates Foundation, and Jake Kendall, program officer on the same team, discuss how data — specifically mobile data — can be used in development. They also launch the “Using Mobile Data for Development” report, in which they “investigate the promise and challenges associated with mobile data analysis…” (7/2).