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Mobile Data Collection
Turning Your Data Into Insights You Can Use
Our Customer Success team outlines five key steps in setting up a process of continual improvement for your programs. Learn even more from our partners at MiracleFeet during our upcoming Webinar.
Tactics in Field Research: Storytelling
Learn how to use storytelling to establish reliable and relatable user workflows and understand the unique challenges of your mobile app's users.
Tactics in Field Research: Card Sorting
We use card sorting often to help participants explain their expectations and understanding of various topics. Learn how to employ this research technique with a few examples of our experience in the field.
Usability Testing: Six Considerations and a Checklist
Usability testing does not have to be that hard, but you do need to make sure you understand it. Here are six considerations to keep in mind when performing usability testing for your mobile data collection app, along with a checklist to make sure you’re ready to go.
What is a Data Dictionary?
A data dictionary defines and describes each variable in a data set, giving you a clear understanding of the indicators you’re working with. Here's our advice on how to make one for your program.
Do No Harm With the NHS Digital Health Guidelines
England’s National Health Service (NHS) consulted with industry experts, academics, and more to develop a code of conduct for data-driven health and care technology. We're happy to see that many of the principles sound awfully familiar.
5 Tips for Baseline and Endline Surveys
There is a lot that goes into properly conducting both baseline and endline surveys, from scheduling to audience selection and survey design. Here are five considerations for better surveys, giving you cleaner, more accurate data.
WHO Announces Recommendations on Digital Health
This week, the World Health Organization announced nine recommendations on digital health, their first official endorsement of the use of technology in health systems.
How to Talk About Your Mobile Data Collection Program
Talking about your mobile data collection program can be tricky. Tailor the message to your audience to get one step closer to winning the hearts and minds of your workers, partners, and funders.
How to Train Your Team in Mobile Data Collection
Give yourself and your team the best shot at successfully launching your mobile data collection program by arming your team with the tools and training they need to succeed. Here's our advice.
How to Deploy Your Mobile Data Collection Software
Before you can deploy your app, there are a few final boxes to check, like choosing a mobile device and network. Here's our advice for the final steps before you launch your mobile data collection program.
How to Test Your Mobile Data Collection App
Receiving consistent feedback throughout the app building process is vital to building an app that truly solves the problems relevant to your users and beneficiaries and helps you avoid any surprises when you test the final product.
How to Build Your Mobile Data Collection App
Building a mobile data collection app requires a clear understanding of how to approach development, an outline of what functionality each version of the app will incorporate, and an understanding of key features.
How to Design Your Mobile Surveys
The process of designing a mobile data collection app involves both defining who will use your app and determining how to best structure the app with the right modules and features. Our tech and Global Services teams offer their advice.
Key Metrics for Worker Performance Measurement
Learn how to determine the right worker performance metrics for your program and their benefits for different program stakeholders. From performance management to increased authority in the community, worker performance metrics are an integral part of you monitoring & evaluation efforts.
How to Transform Your Mobile Data Collection Program With SMS
SMS notifications have helped to improve the efficiency, communication, and data collection of organizations providing frontline services for years. Find out what the best approach for your program might be.
3 Mobile Data Collection App Optimization Tips You Should Know
Once you release a version of your data collection app into the field, you may learn new ways in which it can run better. Here is our advice on how to approach these kinds of updates.
How to Develop a Training Guide for Your Mobile Data Collection App
Training is a vital part of your program. Users need to understand the processes within the mobile app and the standard operating procedures that often happen externally. A training guide can be a tangible resource to help your users feel less lost both during and after training.
From BRAC: How smartphones are revolutionizing data collection
This blog post was originally published by our partners at BRAC. The post highlights how BRAC has transitioned from paper-based data collection to mobile data collection with CommCare, and five reasons why going with mobile has been the right solution for BRAC. We use our smartphones for numerous quotidian purposes: taking photos, accessing social media,
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