Let’s say you have a few projects currently running on an ODK-type platform and you would like to switch to another one. This could be for example older forms on Formhub, that you would now migrate to a supported and actively developed platform such as Kobo or ONA, ...
This blog post introduces and contrasts two relatively new tools for mobile data collection from the ESRI suite. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each of these tools and in which context can they be used?
This tutorial's aim is to show how to create a Choropleth map with Microsoft Excel. A choropleth map is a thematic map in which areas are shaded or patterned in proportion to the measurement of the statistical variable being displayed on the map, such as population density or per-capita income.
"If you do not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing." (W. Edward Deming). Now, and only now, however much you wanted to before (!) you can take a sheet of paper and start listing the questions that are needed to fill in your desired indicators. Think them through carefully!
I find that, in my experience of implementing Mobile Data Collection (MDC) for our humanitarian partners, I see more and more people well drilled in the technical aspects of setting up a survey (which is great news by the way!)– however, one of the key aspect that is often missing in the capacities of the field staff I’ve worked with is how to actually design a survey.
Oct 15, 2015
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