Where in the World

Ushahidians often say that there are map projects in 156 countries/places. Where in the world by country or place has there been a map? We thought we share some quick stats for you: Top Countries that Ushahidi has been used: United States Italy United Kingdom Canada Russian Federation India Indonesia Mexico Australia Brazil Germany Colombia […]

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Uchaguzi Data Clean Up

Data cleansing, data cleaning or data scrubbing is the process of detecting and correcting (or removing) corrupt or inaccurate records from a record set, table, or database. Used mainly in databases, the term refers to identifying incomplete, incorrect, inaccurate, irrelevant, etc. parts of the data and then replacing, modifying, or deleting this dirty data. After […]

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Weekly: Crowdmap on Android, and Upcoming Releases

In this week’s regular update: 3.0 hit team meets up with the community at ICT4D London new Crowdmap features an Android app to make it easier to load Crowdmap on your device and SMSSync release coming up! Deployment of the week This week we recognise Lakatlan as our deployment of the week. This map is […]

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Fail Smart: 8 Points for Pilot Planning

[Ed. Note: This guest post by Alix Dunn, engine room, is very much in line with suggestions in the Ushahidi Toolkits. About Alix: Alix Dunn has a background in research about and training in the use of technology and media for social change. She currently acts as the creative lead for the engine room, and […]

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Weekly: Uchaguzi Hangout, Code of Conduct & Testing 2.7

Happy Week! We are a mission to share best practices and co-create a Code of Conduct. Plus, we have two Deployments of the Week from Venezuela. The biggest Ushahidi news this week is that we are in TEST MODE for 2.7. After months of bug fixes and many long nights/days, the developer team has crushed […]

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