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A refreshed new UI!

Posted by: Gitahi Ng'ang'a on

We at Hoji have always prided ourselves in making technology that is pleasant and easy to use. But even a good thing can be made better. Although we are always making new releases of our mobile app with new and improved features, we recently made a significant enough change that we thought it is worth explaining….
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4 Field Data Collection Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by: Gitahi Ng'ang'a on

“In God we trust. All others must bring data.” – W. Edwards Deming, Statistician Development organizations and research consultants routinely collect field-based data for research and M&E. Ultimately, this data is used for evidence-based decision-making in order to optimize interventions and maximize project impact. In this post, we’ll run through 4 common mistakes made in…
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How to Analyze and Visualize your Survey Data

Posted by: Gitahi Ng'ang'a on

Last month, we discussed some tips on how to design more effective questionnaires. In today’s post, we’ll walk through a few basic ideas on analyzing and visualizing your data to reveal insights and drive smart and timely decision making. We shall restrict ourselves to univariate descriptive statistics i.e. describing individual variables in the dataset. Multivariate analysis and inferential statistics are beyond…
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5 Tips For Designing More Effective Questionnaires

Posted by: Gitahi Ng'ang'a on

You are probably familiar with the computer science concept GIGO. GIGO stands for Garbage In Garbage Out, and it simply means that bad input produces bad output. In order to make sound, data-driven decisions, it is important to make sure that the data you analyze is itself in good order. Any conclusions drawn from poor quality data are, by definition,…
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From Enumerator To Director, Hoji Has Something For You

Posted by: Gitahi Ng'ang'a on

Mobile data collection these days is not exactly an uncrowded field. If you are looking to collect data for your next project via mobile, you have a wide variety of solutions to choose from. This is both a good and a bad thing. It is a good thing because almost anyone is bound to find something that suits their needs….
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