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Making the case for joined-up data: a data story from Kenya

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Making the case for joined-up data: a data story from Kenya

What are the benefits of joining up data? How could joined-up data help government departments and others monitor progress and direct future spending effectively? In this video ...

What are the benefits of joining up data? How could joined-up data help government departments and others monitor progress and direct future spending effectively? In this video - the second in our series on joined-up data - we use a data story from within the Kenyan Ministry o ...

The not-so-simple world of deflators

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The not-so-simple world of deflators

If you need to do international comparisons of financial values over a number of years it makes sense to compare their actual spending power, which varies from year to year accordi ...

If you need to do international comparisons of financial values over a number of years it makes sense to compare their actual spending power, which varies from year to year according to changing prices and exchange rates. Welcome to the world of deflators - economic metrics that ...

Understanding interoperability: joining up data to meet the Sustainable Development Goals

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Understanding interoperability: joining up data to meet the Sustainable Development Goals

This presentation showcases the vital importance of interoperable data in planning and monitoring the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals.  

This presentation showcases the vital importance of interoperable data in planning and monitoring the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals.  

We live in a world full of data. But what’s the point if none of it joins up?

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We live in a world full of data. But what’s the point if none of it joins up?

This article was originally published by Thomson Reuters Foundation News on Thursday, 8 December 2016 11:08 GMT * Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and ...

This article was originally published by Thomson Reuters Foundation News on Thursday, 8 December 2016 11:08 GMT * Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. by Harpinder Collacott | @pincollacott | Development Initiat ...

Lost in translation: Why joined up data matters at a national level

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Lost in translation: Why joined up data matters at a national level

Despite the immense potential in – and amount of – data in international development, collecting and analysing this information in a meaningful and holistic way remains a challenge ...

Despite the immense potential in – and amount of – data in international development, collecting and analysing this information in a meaningful and holistic way remains a challenge. As the Joined-Up Data Standards project acknowledged in its recent consultation paper, as countrie ...