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Part 3: Hoji as an Alternative Tool for Data Verification

Posted by: Gitahi Ng'ang'a on

In the first part of this series, we discussed the importance of data verification as a critical component of DQA. In the second installment, we talked about Microsoft Excel as a tool for conducting data verification. We discussed why it is currently the most popular choice and examined some of the challenges associated with it….
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Part 2: Microsoft Excel as a Tool for Data Verification

Posted by: Gitahi Ng'ang'a on

In the first part of this series, we discussed the importance of data verification as a component of DQA. In this installment, we shall talk about Microsoft Excel as a tool for conducting data verification. We shall discuss why it is currently the most popular choice and examine some of the critical challenges associated with…
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Part 1: Why Data Verification Is a Critical Part of Data Quality Assessment

Posted by: Gitahi Ng'ang'a on

This is the first of a 3-part series discussing data verification as a component of Data Quality Assessment (DQA). In this installment, we shall introduce the concept of DQA in general, then delve deeper into the data verification part of it. In the second installment, we shall examine why MS Excel is currently the most…
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To edit or not to edit? That is the question.

Posted by: Gitahi Ng'ang'a on

Trust but verify. – Russian Proverb Can enumerators modify their entries if they realize they’ve made a mistake? We hear this question a lot whenever we deploy mobile data collection for our clients. On the surface, it’s a straightforward question. A simple yes or no answer should do, right? Wrong. In reality, the asker is…
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5 reasons to switch from paper to mobile data collection

Posted by: Derrick Mwiti on

“Lost time is never found.” – Benjamin Franklin Whether you are an M&E expert or a data manager at an NGO or government agency, running field surveys can be daunting. One way you can make your work easier is by deploying mobile data collection technology. Let’s look at a few reasons why you should strongly consider making…
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