Survey: 66% of Consumers Prefer Starbucks to Their Local Coffee Shop

Starbucks continues to dominate coffee culture as local cafes struggle to survive a pandemic economy. Local coffee store owners will have to think outside the box to compete with the convenience that giant coffee chains offer. A whopping 63% of American adults drink coffee daily, according to the National Coffee Association USA (NCA). We wanted

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How Premise is Different from Traditional Market Research

Data drives innovation and improvements at the micro and macro levels of every organization. Modern data collection requires three key elements: Speed. The pace of change in the business world has accelerated over the past two years, and it’s not going to slow down anytime soon. Businesses need quantitative and qualitative data in specific locations

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Fighting Zika with Digital Vector Surveillance in Cali, Colombia

Going Digital, Integrating Data Science, and Enlisting a Citizen Network By Matej Novak, Head of Programs, Premise Data It’s been one year since Premise partnered with Cali, Colombia on a digital overhaul of the city’s vector surveillance and control operations. In this blog we will discuss our accomplishments, the results of a data science experiment,

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Citizen-Led Disease Risk Mapping and Vector Monitoring Platform

USAID Center for Innovation and Impact: 2018 Global Health Impact Brief The Center for Innovation and Impact (CII), in USAID’s Bureau for Global Health, encourages business-minded approaches and accelerates impact against some of the world’s most important health issues. CII invests seed capital in the most promising ideas and applies rigorous, market-oriented approaches to cut

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PEPFAR Dreams Innovation Update: Digitally Driving HIV Treatment Adherence

  Introduction: Premise recently travelled to Kenya as part of our PEPFAR “DREAMS Innovation Challenge” project which is supporting medical treatment adherence in HIV-positive, adolescent girls and young women. For the past six months, Premise has partnered with local Kenyan HIV clinics to collect real-time patient data covering treatment adherence, and availability and perceptions of

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Data Driven Organizations Demand The Ground Truth

Modern technology continues to reshape the world — from commerce and geopolitics to our daily mundane details. To thrive in this new paradigm every organization, every decision maker, must understand how to become data driven. Some have called data “the new oil, the new gold.” However, unlike oil and gold, information isn’t finite — its only constraint is our

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Consistent Patient Signal for Improving HIV/AIDS Treatment Outcomes

This article was originally published on the ICTworks site. Medication adherence still a major issue in the world of free ARTs and services Over 50% of HIV-positive adolescents in Western Kenya fail to adhere to antiretroviral therapy (ART), despite the availability of free services and medications.[1] Non-adherence puts these patients at risk of life-threatening complications

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