March, 2018

3 Data Types Every ICT4D Organization Needs – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

After five years researching the effectiveness of non-profit organizations (NPOs) in the USA, Stanford University lecturer Kathleen Kelly Janus found that while 75% of NPOs collect data, only 6% feel they are using it effectively. Just to be clear, these were not all tech organizations.).

Every Big Data Algorithm Needs a Storyteller – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

The use of big data by public institutions is increasingly shaping peoples’ lives. In the USA, algorithms influence the criminal justice system through risk assessment and predictive policing systems, drive energy allocation and change educational system through new teacher evaluation tools.