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SurveyCTO Webinar Series: Detect data quality issues with device sensor meta-data

Digital forms can record more information beyond the questions that appear on-screen. For example, you’re probably familiar with reviewing the time a form started and ended, or the time it took to complete the form. Mobile devices can also collect all sorts of sensor readings–like movement and noise–that can reveal important clues about the conditions under which the data was collected. And SurveyCTO can be easily used to flag outlying sensor statistics for a whole new level of awareness of data quality.

In this webinar, we walk you through setting up a sensor-based quality check, and consider some records flagged in the review workflow. We also consider individual values relative to the distribution of those values, so you get some idea of why those values are outliers. You’ll receive step-by-step guidance on how to do the following:

To learn more, you can explore the following support articles:

If you are interested in the collaborating with us to collect sensor data for our machine learning system, please fill out the collaboration registration form. And if need help now, our support team is available 24×7. Go to the Support Center and click on the link to “Submit a support request.” No question is too small.

Lindo Simelane

Digital Analytics Associate

Lindo is a part of the marketing team at Dobility, the company that powers SurveyCTO. He is responsible for all aspects of data management and analytics for SurveyCTO’s website, social media, and other marketing efforts.

Lindo has a passion for research to inform policy in international development and economics. He has extensive experience in the ICT4D space that includes research work, and a background in international business and finance.