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What is an outlier? In short, it’s a data point that is significantly different from other data points in a data set. The long story? There isn’t a strong mathematical definition for what is or isn’t an outlier. In the end, detecting and handling outliers is often a somewhat subjective exercise. So how can you dive into a new data…

Nothing is more frustrating than wrapping up a lengthy data collection exercise, aggregating all the data and looking through it, only to find missing data. At best, these missing values are a nuisance that can be fixed with a bit of work. At worst, they pose an intimidating threat to data quality and your sample size. How can you assess…

For data collected through both paper and digital surveys, you should conduct some basic data checks before carrying out thorough data cleaning. Keep reading for 4 basic data checks that you can use to check for underlying errors in almost any data set. Number of Respondents vs. Rows For any kind of survey, you should always match the number of rows…

The number of villages in India is anywhere between 600,000 and one million, according to various government databases. The number and the definition of villages vary across databases, making it challenging to plan across sectors for a village development plan. There are around 649,481 villages in India, according to Census 2011, the most authoritative source of information about administrative boundaries…

What Is Survey Sampling? Surveys would be meaningless and incomplete without accounting for the respondents that they’re aimed at. The best survey design practices keep the target population at the core of their thought process. ‘All the residents of the Dharavi slums in Mumbai’, ‘every NGO in Calcutta’ and ‘all students below the age of 16 in Manipur’ are examples…

Data is undoubtedly valuable. It offers unprecedented insights into past trends and future predictions that few other non-numerical sources can match, making it an invaluable resource in policy making and social, political and economic understanding. However, data can only be useful if it is accurate and reliable. There are some major obstacles that can stand in the way of credible data collection…

The road to a good monitoring and evaluation system is paved with a sound baseline survey. A survey is an integral part of effective data collection and analysis. While it might seem obvious that baseline information is necessary to understanding the cause and/or effect of any study or policy implementation, baseline surveys often don’t get the attention and effort they…

Debjani Ghosh, Intel’s Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group, and Managing Director, South Asia, is one of the region’s most prominent technology evangelists. Under her leadership, the Santa Clara, California-based chipmaker has evolved into a key strategic ally of the Indian government’s digital literacy and innovation programs. Ghosh says data-driven decision making is important because data busts myths about received…