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: May 2017 - May 2018
  • Tags: Survey Analytics, M&E, Crisis Response, Humanitarian Assistance

We supported UNICEF in South Sudan with advisory services on methodology support, data collection, and visualizations of rich field monitoring survey data, consisting of hundreds of questions regarding humanitarian aid in South Sudan. Our customized solution with Kobo Toolbox integration provides real-time access to survey data from field visits in internally displaced camps and partner locations in urban and remote areas. Using Keshif, UNICEF staff are able to understand the situation and constraints to programmatic interventions through interactive state and county maps, distributions over time, and relationships across program. The visualization also helps ensure local partners respond to emergency needs on the ground on a timely manner.

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 supported various USAID Office of Transition Initiatives contractors with advisory services and training for data transformation, visualizations, and exploration of a set of surveys and open source incident-based datasets that aimed to help their client better understand complex environments in conflict zones. Using Keshif, analysts were able to explore data through interactive 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.

Global Payment Systems Survey

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

We are supporting the World Bank Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation Global Practice (FCIGP) team to transform GPSS, a key sophisticated survey on global payment systems, with a customized online solution to match their specific needs, support collection and analysis of data. Our advisory services and technology help the FCIGP team and its clients to take an accurate snapshot of payment systems worldwide, obtain information on payment system reforms, and better understand the factors that hinder and/or facilitate them in order to help guide policy-dialogue at the international and national levels.

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.