Anoush Rima Tatevossian leads global strategic partnerships and communications for the United Nations Global Pulse, an innovation initiative of the Secretary-General, which focuses on leveraging the opportunities afforded by big data and real-time analytics for global development and resilience through its network of "Pulse Labs." Previously, she has worked at MobileActive.org — a network of practitioners utilizing mobile technology for development, and as director of the Armenian Volunteer Corps, a grassroots organization in Yerevan, Armenia.
The post-2015 agenda acknowledges the explosion of digital data and innovations that help store and analyze it — but what can we do with all that information? In an exclusive opinion for Devex, Anoush Tatevossian from U.N. Global Pulse discusses future challenges and opportunities for so-called “Big Data” in development work.