Monitoring & Evaluation

We support governments, businesses, and organizations through the full lifecycle of data collection, presentation, analysis, and exploration to effectively measure and assess program delivery, and to maximize local impact.

Keywords: Integrated Survey Analytics | Cross Sectional Themes | Indicator Data | Real-time Data Display | Training and Data Literacy | Knowledge Management |

Field Monitoring Survey for Humanitarian Operations in South Sudan

  • Client: UNICEF in South Sudan
  • Date: 2017 - 2019
  • Tags: Survey Analytics, M&E, Crisis Response, Humanitarian Assistance

We applied our data-visualization technology and provided full data lifecycle advisory services to support UNICEF in monitoring programmatic interventions, and amplify operational intelligence for emergency response across South Sudan. We supported the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) team with data methodology and strategy design, digitization and automation of paper-based data collection tools, and real-time visualizations of hundreds of metrics pertaining to delivery of basic humanitarian needs to children and mothers. Using Keshif, UNICEF staff are able to easily and intuitively navigate multiple projects and programmatic interventions, better understand the situation on the ground, identify programmatic constraints, and respond to emergency needs in real-time so as to ensure delivery of programs and accountability to donors.

Global Payment Systems Survey

  • Client: The World Bank
  • Date: August 2018 - Ongoing
  • Tags: Survey Analytics, Economic Development, Institution Building, Payments, Finance

We provide data-visualization technology and data lifecycle advisory services to support the World Bank’s financial inclusion mission. Specifically, we created a fully online streamlined survey process for hundreds of metrics from 140+ central banks that capture a snapshot of the status of payment systems, and elevated analytics and reporting capabilities across regions and subjects with a custom-built one-stop analytics platform and custom designed charts for print and publication. Our platform offers quick, visual, interactive, thematic analysis features for the GPSS team, and bespoke charts for public consumption and presentations. Our approach improves speed and efficiency of the GPSS workflow, facilitates collecting more data from more countries, and enables new perspectives, deeper analysis, and improved visualizations for communicating the results.

Governance and Stabilization Perception Surveys

Survey Analysis in Syria, Somalia, Burkina Faso and Niger

  • Client: Various contractors of USAID, Office of Transition Initiatives
  • Date: February - August 2018
  • Tags: Survey Analytics, Conflict Prevention, Crisis Response, Countering Violent Extremism, Governance, Stabilization

We applied our innovative data-visualization technology and provided advisory services to transform survey data into intuitive, powerful, and interactive visual dashboards for various entities to analyze community perceptions on governance bottlenecks in countries like Yemen, North Macedonia, Syria, and Sri Lanka. Using Keshif, analysts were able to explore data through national and subnational maps, point locations, timelines and bar charts, matrix data, text and cross-section thematics.

Partnerships and Grants Monitoring Matrix

  • Client: UNICEF at South Sudan
  • Date: May 2017 - December 2018
  • Tags: Grants Management, Networks, Finance, Impact

We supported UNICEF in South Sudan with advisory services and technology to deliver an advanced interactive visualization and exploratory dashboard to digest and analyze rich information pertaining to 450 partnerships and grants across 78 counties in the county. The dashboard displays information through an interactive map and other types of charts focused on the type of grant, sector, project lifetime, total $-value of the grant per partner/organization, geographic outreach, and other detailed metrics pertaining to each grant. The dashboard enables viewing results both from from country-wide overview and a single county, organization, or grant profile.

Knowledge Management Exploratory Catalogue

We supported the UNICEF Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation team to catalogue and transform metadata of regular published documents and analysis into a unified knowledge management tool to explore hundreds of reports related to specific crisis topics and areas in threat of humanitarian disaster. The solution enables UNICEF staff to sift through documents across time, geography, topic, type of crisis, and keywords, making it easier to find relevant information, have better situational awareness, and understand impact in a given time/place.

The Global Data Journalists Directory

Open Data Project

Keshif visualized the Global Data Journalist Directory (an open data project by consisting of rich data pertaining to demographic and professional information of around 200 data journalists from 41 countries. This interactive dashboard shows results on an aggregate and individual level about the professional background of each journalist, including their skills, experience, institutions, city of residence and country of origin through a choropleth map and barcharts. The dashboard has a matrix visualization that shows relations between skill-sets for each data journalist. Keshif enables incorporation of profile pictures, and and connections to external sites including social media handles, virtual resumes, and contact information.