Pulse Lab Jakarta and the Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning, in collaboration with KSI and the Government of Australia, hosted an International Conference, “Data Revolution for Policy Makers”, on 21-22 February 2017 in Jakarta. More than 300 researchers, policy makers, activists and data analysts, Government of Indonesia representatives, entrepreneurs, UN agencies and civil society organisations gathered at the conference, which took place under the theme of, “Expanding the Evidence Base: Government Demand for Advanced Data Analytics in Indonesia”.
The Ministry of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS) and Pulse Lab Jakarta, in collaboration with the Knowledge Sector Initiative, host the International Conference of Data Revolution for Policy Makers on 21-22 February 2017. The Conferencese deal with these key messages: Key Messages 1 Indonesian readiness to deal with and manage big data along with concrete examples of how new sources of data can be used by policy makers. Key Messages 2 The extent to which data innovation and analytics be used alongside traditional policy research and analysis to inform policy decision making Key Messages 3 The challenges faced by policy makers in adopting and using new data sources, including enabling environments
When I listened to Aditya Dev Sood, Center for Knowledge Societies, talking about health services in India, I remember Rama Tobuhu, a health volunteer in Desa Mootilango, Gorontalo, Indonesia.
The International Conference on Data Innovation for Policy Makers was held on 26-27 November 2014 in Bali, Indonesia. The questions are: Where do we go from here? What kind of data innovation can policy makers pursue to turn opportunities into real solutions?