We should hope for a post-ICT4D world that promotes an ecosystem of technology providers instead of hindering them.
SurveyCTO has launched the first module of its brand new training course!
The newest version of SurveyCTO, 2.51, is designed to save you time. Whether you spend most of your time at the beginning of the data collection process – designing and testing survey forms within the server console – or towards the end – managing and reviewing field-based surveys – 2.51 has a new suite of tools to improve the quality of your data in less time.
Dobility is offering a SurveyCTO workshop in Ahmedabad, India from March 6th to 8th. The training covers different data collection techniques using SurveyCTO, key platform features, and much more. Register today!
Dobility, Inc.'s CEO and Founder, Dr. Christopher Robert, shares an update on the SurveyCTO product roadmap as of January 2019.
Have you ever needed to know exactly what is happening during data collection occuring thousands of miles away? Do you find yourself backtracking and spending hours tirelessly correcting poor or fake data after collection phase of a study has wrapped up? SurveyCTO provides solutions to these scenarios – and much more! – in a variety of ways you may not even be aware of.
If you are launching a research project in a country where you don’t have a physical presence, you may be considering the possibility of collecting data with a sub-contracted survey…
Learn survey form design pro tips, best practices, and even explore part of a complex, agricultural survey instrument from IFPRI’s Simrin Makhija.
SurveyCTO Office Hours webinars now available for free! Join us to get your questions answered and meet the Support Team.
Learn how Christian Meyer automated the management and scheduling of interviews in an evaluation of the HIPSTER program in Ethiopia.
SurveyCTO version 2.50 has just been released! This release was focused on security, team management, and data quality.
An interview with Sehj Kashyap, Director of Impact Evaluation at Noora Health to learn how they were transforming hospital hallways and waiting rooms into classrooms to train family members of patients with high impact health skills.
Interview with Till Ludwig, of the Centre for Development Research, on his research trying to better understand how people choose their diets in South Asia.
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...
On May 23rd, SurveyCTO is teaming up with DevResults and Sonjara to host a participatory panel discussion to help you prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The plan:…
SurveyCTO 2.41 is out – and our best version yet! Learn more about the new Likert appearance styles, review & correction options, Data Explorer import and export features, linking in from Stata or Excel, and more.
Dobility sat down with Oxfam Canada’s Anja Kessler to reflect on MERL Tech London 2018, share best practices in digital data collection, and discuss how MEL (monitoring, evaluation, and learning) is improving programing, including Creating Spaces to Act on Violence Against Women and Girls (CS).
As we’ve discussed in earlier posts, information—and the rules and regulations around using it—is changing the way research institutions, government agencies, development organizations, multilateral organizations and their implementing agencies operate. Just…
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...
Going into effect on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) intends to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). Implications for the international development and research communities could be profound. Learn more in this overview post.
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.