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Thursday, September 6 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mobile Data Collection combined with Business Intelligence tools to support survey management and data driven decision making

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A critical part of collecting data is learning from it to better inform decisions and drive critical outcomes.  Therefore, the ability to have a tool which integrates raw data with off-the-shelf and customized platforms for analysis and further visualization is critical.

This session will be around technologies and platforms used for not only improving the data collection process but also for what you can do with your data once it’s been collected. A panel of three will share their practical experience in using different tools for mobile data collection and the associated tools and services used to the most out of their raw data – creating useable analysis and visualizations. Each presenter them will go over the following questions:

•    What tools were used?
•    Why these tools where chosen?
•    How were these tools used?
•    What were the challenges?

Through Q&A, the final purpose of this session is to spark discussion around the opportunities offered by these technologies and gather insight from the attendees. The panelists will approach the session from distinct perspectives, as a technology developer (SurveyCTO), an implementing organization (Save the Children) and, lastly, an independent evaluation firm (IMC Worldwide).

Speakers
avatar for Audra Blanchfield

Audra Blanchfield

Director of Marketing and Strategic Engagement, Dobility, Inc. | SurveyCTO
Audra is Dobility's relationship manager. Leveraging her passion for ICT4D and years of experience leading impact evaluation processes in Africa and Asia, she focuses on ensuring organizations – small and large – gain access to affordable, high-quality data through SurveyCTO.Audra... Read More →
avatar for Nael Jean-Baptiste

Nael Jean-Baptiste

Senior MEAL EFSL Specialist, Save the Children
I’m a professional with more than ten years of experience in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) which include seven years in the field. I’m skilled in developing and managing M&E and Learning systems as well as in designing M&E components in support to proposal development. I have... Read More →
avatar for Mike Klein

Mike Klein

Director, IMC Worldwide
Michael Klein is a director of International Solutions Group, a company that works with governments, U.N. agencies, international organizations, NGOs and other companies to improve the implementation of humanitarian aid and development programming projects. He is based in Washington... Read More →


Thursday September 6, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
Vista 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20009

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