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Getting More Data for Less Money

Remote Data Collection Comes of Age More data for less money.  That sounds like an unrealistic expectation – but in a recent blog post, we noted that the unprecedented rollout… Getting More Data for Less Money

Aug 15, 2016 read more

Four Phases of Field Data: Tech Transforming Data Collection

Since the days of ancient Egypt, we’ve seen that organizations and societies want to acquire data.  Modern technologies, though, are helping to displace “papyrus-based” data collection with more efficient alternatives… Four Phases of Field Data: Tech Transforming Data Collection

Aug 4, 2016 read more

Magpi Rated Top Mobile Data Collection System

It’s not often that a thorough comparison gets made of all the many data collection systems out there, but when Rockefeller funded just such an evaluation – with parameters including… Magpi Rated Top Mobile Data Collection System

Jul 7, 2016 read more

Deep Dive #2: Automated Supervision with Magpi

Deep Dive Number Two: Automated Supervision In our last Magpi Deep Dive we talked about using some of the advanced features of Magpi like Groups and Respond.   In this one,… Deep Dive #2: Automated Supervision with Magpi

Jun 22, 2016 read more

3 Simple Ways to Increase Data Quality

Yes, We’re Talking About You If your organization gathers field data as part of its work, whether that is in the form of periodic surveys (e.g. household surveys) or continuous… 3 Simple Ways to Increase Data Quality

Jun 14, 2016 read more

The Power of Data to Drive Social Change: Some Examples

It’s often said that “what matters gets measured, and what gets measured gets done.” As technology becomes more powerful, more accessible, and more customizable than ever before, measuring of activities,… The Power of Data to Drive Social Change: Some Examples

Jun 8, 2016 read more

Deep Dive: Advanced Features of Magpi

So You Think You Know Magpi Magpi’s been around for a long time – longer than any other mobile data system on the web – so there’s an enormous installed… Deep Dive: Advanced Features of Magpi

May 25, 2016 read more

The Benefits of Mobile Data Collection for Field Work

Historically, there have been several obstacles to effective data collection in the field. Cost, time, delays, and potential inaccuracy inherent in paper collection techniques could severely hamper the efforts of… The Benefits of Mobile Data Collection for Field Work

Apr 28, 2016 read more
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