We all want to make a social impact, in one way or the other; knowingly or unknowingly, whether it’s for personal satisfaction or to show off. Back in the day, the only ways you would do it is by donating money or time. Well, broadly that hasn’t changed but now we have newer ways to achieve them, primary reason being the increased use of technology … Read the rest
“Yes, the aim of our program is to reduce newborn mortality by 25% or to reduce the child dropout rate by 20%. And we do appreciate how data can be helpful in our initiatives. But the fancy solution you are processing would take 14 weeks to implement, and it is not on our list of deliverables, and meanwhile, I have other impending tasks … Read the rest
Xtage was started with the primary objective of using analytics and data science to benefit millions. Most of us know how analytics and big data are driving profits in banking, telecom, oil & gas and other sectors. We are yet to observe a significant impact of analytics in the humanitarian sector.
Here we present a case where we used our expertise in data management, … Read the rest
Before we get into ‘How to start using Analytics’, let us take a step back and formalize the definition of analytics:
Analytics is all about using data to identify trends, validate hypotheses, and predict future outcomes. Communication of results through charts and graphs is a part of data visualizations. Analytics delivers values consistently – strategic, tactical, operational, top-line to bottom-line – to the organizations who … Read the rest