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COVID-19 is dramatically changing our lives and work. Read to learn about how we're responding and how you can update us on your needs.
Dr. Chris Robert shares how we're expanding what's possible with SurveyCTO in 2020.
Congratulations to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer! Here at Dobility, we have been enthusiastic students, colleagues, followers, and supporters for many years, and we couldn’t be happier for them.
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Learn about Trestle Research and Consulting, and how Dobility is changing how it grows its business and engagement in India.
We should hope for a post-ICT4D world that promotes an ecosystem of technology providers instead of hindering them.
Dobility, Inc.'s CEO and Founder, Dr. Christopher Robert, shares an update on the SurveyCTO product roadmap as of January 2019.
Machine learning is not like blockchain: there’s something useful there, beyond the hype. That’s why we've been quietly working on our machine-learning roadmap for quite some time already...
Here at Dobility, we’ve always taken an approach to data security grounded in the moral obligation to protect privacy and honor confidentiality pledges. For us, that moral obligation was always binding. But with the arrival of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this obligation becomes legal as well – at least where the private or sensitive data of EU citizens is concerned...
In this post, I consider the recent history of digital data collection technology as an example of MERL technology maturation – and as an example, more broadly, of the importance of market structure in shaping the evolution of a technology.
Oxfam is collaborating with local and global partners to capture, analyze, and respond to community feedback using SurveyCTO's case management functionality in an innovative way. The goal is to inform Oxfam’s Middle East humanitarian response and give those affected by crisis a voice for improved support and services. In this post, Chris summarizes a conference session with Oxfam GB's Emily Tomkys Valteri, including background on SurveyCTO's support for mobile case management.
As the social enterprise sector grows, one of the more exciting vectors for innovation is financial. Coalitions such as the Impact Terms Project and organizations like Echoing Green are sharing resources and promoting new structures for funding double-bottom-line entities. Click here to read our post in collaboration with the Impact Terms Project.
MERL Tech UK was a small, intimate gathering by conference standards (just under 100 attendees), but jam-packed full of passion, accumulated wisdom, and practical knowledge. It's clear that technology is playing an increasingly useful role in helping us with monitoring, evaluation, accountability, research, and learning -- but it's also clear that there's plenty of room for improvement. As a technology provider, I walked away with both more inspiration and more clarity for the road ahead. Some highlights...
Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate the launch of Dobility India at "Small Data, Big Impact," the panel discussion we hosted last week in Ahmedabad, India. It was wonderful to see…
The true front line for data quality – the place where the battle for data accuracy is often won or lost – is the point of original data collection. This is the reason why we have been focusing our SurveyCTO efforts on how to help our users collect higher-quality data, and the reason why we’re painfully aware of the so many ways that we and our users could do better.
Today I'm thrilled to announce Dobility's launch of a free "Community" edition of SurveyCTO. This free edition is designed to enable smaller non-profits, researchers, students, and other small-scale users to collect better data in the field. In tandem with our new online form designer, it will enable new users to easily get started with digital data collection, regardless of their budget or technical skill set. We hope that it will deepen our social impact and expand global support for best practices in data collection.
I'm excited to announce Dobility India Pvt. Ltd., the new home of SurveyCTO in South Asia. Based in Ahmedabad and led by Maulik Chauhan, Dobility India will champion and support the use of SurveyCTO throughout South Asia, focusing in particular on opportunities to increase the quality and cost-effectiveness of data-collection in India's public, nonprofit, academic, and other research sectors.
For a Masters in Public Policy course at Harvard Kennedy School, we wanted to shift a pandemic simulation from in-class to before-class. Read more to learn how we did it with SurveyCTO...