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Untapped Opportunities of the Data Revolution

The Royal Statistical Society and PARIS21 are hosting an afternoon seminar in London on December 1 to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the data revolution. The seminar, which is free and open to the public, will provide an opportunity to discuss the emerging findings of the IDR Project. We will welcome your contributions and thoughts on what the data revolution will need to achieve and how it could be implemented.
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The Data Revolution - From Talk to Action

An unprecedented interest in data and information for development presents a huge opportunity to improve the quality, availability and usefulness of information. Recent events like the buzz over the World Bank’s new poverty numbers, pilots of exciting and innovative technologies, and a growing awareness of data gaps following the recent call for a ‘data revolution’, have generated attention and enthusiasm for more investment in data and better policy in this area.

But this moment will not last for ever.