SurveyCTO 2.41 is out – and our best version yet! Learn more about the new Likert appearance styles, review & correction options, Data Explorer import and export features, linking in from Stata or Excel, and more.
Dobility sat down with Oxfam Canada’s Anja Kessler to reflect on MERL Tech London 2018, share best practices in digital data collection, and discuss how MEL (monitoring, evaluation, and learning) is improving programing, including Creating Spaces to Act on Violence Against Women and Girls (CS).
As we’ve discussed in earlier posts, information—and the rules and regulations around using it—is changing the way research institutions, government agencies, development organizations, multilateral organizations and their implementing agencies operate. Just as in for-profit sectors, this information revolution is providing social enterprises with opportunities to reach farther and do more through data collection and visualization technologies. Another […]
Here at Dobility, we’ve always taken an approach to data security grounded in the moral obligation to protect privacy and honor confidentiality pledges. For us, that moral obligation was always binding. But with the arrival of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this obligation becomes legal as well – at least where the private or sensitive data of EU citizens is concerned…
Going into effect on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) intends to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). Implications for the international development and research communities could be profound. Learn more in this overview post.
In this post, I consider the recent history of digital data collection technology as an example of MERL technology maturation – and as an example, more broadly, of the importance of market structure in shaping the evolution of a technology.
Dobility India is excited to be speaking at the Glenmark and FICCI Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence Conference on Sharing of Best Practices: Improving Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in India in New Delhi, March 28, 2018. Here’s a quick bird’s eye view of the event’s focus: Despite the progress made in maternal, newborn, […]
Dobility is excited to be attending the upcoming “Data for Development Festival” event in In Bristol UK, March 21-23, 2018. This event for the partners and friends of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data will focus on driving action and fostering strong links that will lead to improved outcomes as the Global Partnership community looks ahead, […]
MERL Tech UK 2018 Lightning Talk Dobility is excited to be speaking at the upcoming MERL Tech UK event in London, March 19th and 20th. Here is a snapshot of one of our sessions: Economics teaches us to follow the combination of preferences and incentives to understand how a system works in practice, and often […]
MERL TECH UK 2018 LUNCH SESSION Dobility is excited to be speaking at the upcoming MERL Tech UK event in London, March 19th and 20th. Our lunchtime session will review a case study of how one team overcame obstacles to high quality mobile data collection in the field. Here is a snapshot: Ever feel like […]
MERL TECH UK 2018 PANEL DISCUSSION Dobility is excited to be speaking at the upcoming MERL Tech UK event in London, March 19th and 20th. Here is a snapshot of one of our sessions. (Can’t attend in person? No problem. Watch for our other blog posts for a recap after the event.) Speakers: Linda Raftree, Co-Founder and […]
Dobility is looking for an energetic and goal-oriented professional who has a blend of marketing and business development expertise. Although we are a small, lean, and early-stage social enterprise, our SaaS data collection product, SurveyCTO, has already been used by thousands of teams in roughly 150 countries. While we are proud of that, the universe […]
Dobility is excited to be attending the upcoming “USAID Digital Development Forum: The Next 10 Years” event in Washington D.C on March 9th. The conference will explore how to effectively catalyze organizational change and incentivize new approaches, utilize (smart) risk-taking and adaptation to tackle the most intractable development challenges. Over 150 thought leaders and decision makers […]
We’re looking for the right person to join our team in a junior administrative role. This is essentially a support role, but one with lots of room to grow as our organization continues to grow.
It was our pleasure to attend EvalFest 2018 organized by the ECOI (Evaluation Community of India) on development evaluation. It truly served as a great learning platform to share the best practices and evaluation approaches that can be replicated and conceptualized both in an Indian and global context. Representatives from various international and regional organizations […]
Dobility India will be in New Delhi, India February 7-9, to participate in EvalFest 2018, hosted by the Evaluation Community of India (ECOI)!
Magic Bus India Foundation equips some of India’s poorest children and young people with the skills and knowledge to grow up and be successful. In this case study, the Magic Bus team shares their experience with SurveyCTO and how it helped them answer the challenges that they had been facing in their Monitoring and Evaluation projects related to data security and timeliness.
SurveyCTO is excited to participate in Evaluation 2017 hosted by the American Evaluation Association (AEA) in Washington D.C.!
SurveyCTO is excited to participate in the NetHope Global Summit this week in Vancouver, Canada!
We’re excited to share our latest release with the SurveyCTO user community. With 2.40, you can enable a secure “review and correction” workflow for correcting incoming data (even encrypted submissions), collect richer GPS data with new support for shapes, traces, and offline maps, and much more!
We’re looking for an inspired and energetic individual with a passion for design to join both our product and business development teams. We’re looking for a designer with an eye for clean, functional, and aesthetically-pleasing design who can help us continue to build products that are user-friendly and intuitive to a worldwide user base.
We’re pleased to announce our first pre-built SurveyCTO form, in collaboration with Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA).
SurveyCTO is excited to participate in this year’s USAID Global Innovation Week as part of the Evidence & Innovation Day on September 28th in Washington D.C. USAID’s Global Innovation Week is a great opportunity to explore how the best ideas, innovations, and technologies are changing the way the U.S. Government, business, and philanthropy work together.
Laterite recently entered a long-term engagement with TechnoServe’s East Africa Coffee Initiative to provide embedded and independent research and evaluation services to their operations in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Rwanda. We spoke with the Laterite team to understand this new embedded model and how it has helped their teams achieve harmony between project implementation and research.
Oxfam is collaborating with local and global partners to capture, analyze, and respond to community feedback using SurveyCTO’s case management functionality in an innovative way. The goal is to inform Oxfam’s Middle East humanitarian response and give those affected by crisis a voice for improved support and services. In this post, Chris summarizes a conference session with Oxfam GB’s Emily Tomkys Valteri, including background on SurveyCTO’s support for mobile case management.