Country Support Specialist Spotlight: Luu

We are continuing our global workforce spotlight series (which includes our country support specialists (CSS’s) and country managers) with Luu Kuummo.  Our global workforce plays a huge role in our ability to manage hundreds of networks and thousands of Contributors across the globe. We asked Luu a few questions so that you can get to

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Coverage Roundup of Premise’s Work in Colombia

Premise has been working in Colombia, through a grant from USAID, to help prevent the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses like Zika and chikungunya. Over the course of the last year, Premise has grown networks in Cali, Cúcuta and Santa Marta. To grow these networks, Premise worked with local health authorities, community leaders and the media.

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The New and Improved Premise App Launches

At Premise, our goal is to help you bring certainty to your data. We are rolling out a refreshed version of the Premise app on Android and iOS to our networks. The updates are making it easier than ever for our Contributors to use the app, meaning more and faster data for our customers.  Becoming

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Country Support Specialist: Bash

We are continuing our global workforce spotlight series (which includes our country support specialists (CSS’s) and country managers) with Bash. Our global workforce plays a huge role in our ability to manage hundreds of networks and thousands of Contributors across the globe. We asked Bash a few questions so that you can get to know

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Bringing Back Financial Inclusion with Cryptocurrency

For those of us living in developed countries like the United States, access to a bank account is commonplace. In developing countries, such as Egypt, that access is limited. In Egypt, only 2.4% of the population has access to a transaction account. There are multiple reasons why the unbanked population has reached such high levels.

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Getting Started with Hyperlocal Data Collection

The unprecedented growth of mobile technology around the world has opened up a whole new world of data that can be collected. Mobile technology provides the ability to collect highly targeted data from groups of people that would otherwise be extremely difficult to reach with other methods. Technology and tools fueled by the growth of

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Country Support Specialist Spotlight: Hafsatu Serry

We are continuing our global workforce spotlight series (which includes our country support specialists (CSS’s) and country managers) with Hafsatu Serry. Our global workforce plays a huge role in our ability to manage hundreds of networks and thousands of Contributors across the globe. We asked Hafsatu a few questions so that you can get to

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Emerging Markets: A Whole New Mall

Pricing models and strategies used domestically don’t always work internationally. In emerging markets, pricing can be difficult to manage due to inflation rates, shifting interest costs and volatile currencies. In many emerging markets, the retail space is dominated by “mom-and-pop stores.” A recent report from Accenture shows that in Asia, “traditional trade—mom-and-pop stores—dominates retail with

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Is Your CPI Data DOA

Is your data dead on arrival (DOA)? From a macro perspective, consumer price index (CPI) data gathered by the United States and other organizations and countries is normally very latent. The data is often collected months prior to its release to the public. Meaning that even though you are seeing information about CPI, it may

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