Tag Archives: SMS

SMS Election Monitoring in Kenya

SMS Election Monitoring for a Peaceful Election in Kenya One week ago, on August 8, 2017, elections were held in the East African country of Kenya.  In the lead up… SMS Election Monitoring in Kenya

Aug 14, 2017 read more

Study: SMS Surveillance in Avian Flu Outbreak

From the Australian government’s Communicable Disease Intelligence publication, a study on conducting daily SMS surveillance of high-risk individuals during an outbreak of avian influenza in the town of Young, in… Study: SMS Surveillance in Avian Flu Outbreak

Feb 12, 2017 read more

Mobile Management, Part II: Mobile Reminders & Alerts

The spread of mobile phones and internet connectivity provides opportunities to make every program run more effectively and efficiently. We call this “mobile management,” and Magpi can help – even if… Mobile Management, Part II: Mobile Reminders & Alerts

Oct 17, 2016 read more

Remote Data Collection Comes of Age

Go-to-Field Becomes Get-from-Field Over the last twenty years, an important tool has been added to the options for mobile electronic data collection: remote data collection (no field trip needed!). This post will… Remote Data Collection Comes of Age

Aug 30, 2016 read more

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

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

Magpi iSMS: Crowdsourcing and More!

Heard about iSMS? If you haven’t heard, Magpi now has a variety of options to let you collect data via SMS, including iSMS (interactive SMS). In a previous post we… Magpi iSMS: Crowdsourcing and More!

Sep 28, 2015 read more