Task of the Week: Premise Data’s Initiative to Promote Media Literacy

Media literacy is an increasingly prevalent issue that impacts how people interpret information and perceive the world around them. The spread of misinformation on social media in particular has eroded trust in healthcare, government, and other vital institutions.  In today’s world, media literacy affects every field, every person, at every hour of the day. As

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Finally Breaking Up with Traditional Field Data Collection?

In 2015, during the period of reflection that followed the Millennium Development Goals, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon appointed a High Level Panel to advise on the global development agenda. They were among the first to call for a ‘data revolution’ in global development. This call made sense. Whole sectors of the global economy were

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Reflecting on 2020: Examining the Impact of Premise on our Contributors in Low and Middle-Income Countries

Twenty international development customers used the Premise Platform for data collection and analytics in 2020. This mix of governments, foundations, NGOs and consultancies used our technology on programs ranging from global health, governance, education, human rights and humanitarian assistance. Our team helped these organizations use our platform to collect on-the-ground data that feeds into their

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The Art of Asking Questions: Creating Space for Ground Truth

Developing the right questions to facilitate the information needed is nothing short of an art, and a major component of Premise’s success around the globe. When presented with any collection request, the Premise team relies on a unique blend of subject matter expertise and strict survey methodology standards to ensure optimal data delivery.  In practice,

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The Ground Truth to Satellite Imagery: A Premise Solution

Advancements in satellite imagery have transformed the way governments and organizations learn about changes on the ground. Satellite data’s ability to provide timely map updates has replaced the burden of utilizing field teams to map locations outside regular activities. This includes new settlements from migrating populations, damage caused by war or natural disaster, as well

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The Premise App is Helping Venezuelans Make Money and Help Their Community

As part of the BetterTogether Challenge, also known as JuntosEsMejor, Premise Data collects information from four different states across Venezuela (Caracas, Miranda, Zulia and Tachira). The aim is to provide real-time information around basic needs and services to NGOs based in Venezuela to create a common operating picture to more effectively plan and target resources.

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