A true story of the fast growing standard of living

Did you know that the standard of living increased by almost 15x from 1820 to 2018?At Data4Development we’re passionate about #data and believe in its potential to deliver #impact and do good. Using data from the International Monetary Fund, Visual Capitalist made an insightful infographic that visualises the GDP per capita worldwide. Have a look […]

Revolutionary use of data by OpenUp

There are many ways in which open data can be used. One example is set by OpenUp (formerly Code For South Africa). Since 2014 they are using open data to manage an app (MPRApp) which allows patients to compare medicine prices. By checking this data, patients can make sure they are not overcharged by their […]

Facts based negotiations about minimum wage in textile industry

Digitalisation is essential to make sure workers in the garment industry in Cambodia earn the money they deserve. By combining forces between the Cambodian unions CLC and C.CAWDU, the Dutch union CNV Internationaal and Data4Development, digital surveys can deliver the information needed to negotiate about the minimum wage. Especially important now that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the textile industry hard.

DRA Alliance Dashboard Development: How we work agile

Over the last few months Data4Development has worked extensively to improve selected functionality of the current Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA) dashboard. D4D continues to host the dashboard on its own Data Workbench platform with periodical updates. We worked in an agile way tackling one issue after another to improve the dashboard. In the first sprint, […]

Project Change! Migration complete

Can we have a single source of truth and find a way to synchronize the worlds of Finance and Project Management? This was the core question we have helped solve at Hivos. The Hivos ‘Project Change!’ involves implementation and data migration from an end of life ERP solution to a new cloud solution that combined […]

Current and previous customers about our added value for your Strategic Partnership

For the past months we have been saying we would like to be your innovation partner to think alongside you and add value to your Strategic Partnership proposal in terms of digital innovation, data drivenness and increased transparency. Today we want to give the floor to current and previous customers, whom we’ve worked with on […]

The power of innovation through digitisation

Today is the day of the Partos hackathon as part of the Spindles digital journey. One of the Joined Action Groups is working on building a platform/marketplace for digital innovations. On this platform NGOs can search for existing digital solutions, leave comments with their experience of the products and look at the reviews from others. […]