What Does Big Data Have to Do With Me and My Organization?
Tech Soup Blog
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
The Open Knowledge Foundation is a great advocacy charity in that field. Grameen has a team of community knowledge workers who go out in the fields of Uganda and collect agricultural information on their mobile devices. Grameen compiles and crunches the data and delivers vital information back to subsistence farmers via text message - like crop prices and weather info to that help them make the best decisions about their farm and future.