Learnings

Trusted learning material and courses on Big Data statistics

6 Items

  1. Learning Code of Practice for Statistics
    Cost: FREE

    The Code provides producers of official statistics with the detailed practices they must commit to when producing and releasing official statistics.

    Code of Practice for Statistics
  2. Template - Wardley Maps
    Learning Template - Wardley Maps
    Cost: FREE

    These are the Wardley Map source files we used to create the UN Global Platform Handbook on IT Strategy. The maps are available in Google Slides format.

    Template - Wardley Maps
  3. UN Global Platform - Handbook on Information Technology Strategy
    Learning UN Global Platform - Handbook on Information Technology Strategy
    Cost: FREE

    This handbook covers the development of your IT strategy using Wardley Maps to predict the future, understand which methodologies are best suited to developing and delivery information management systems.

     

    UN Global Platform - Handbook on Information Technology Strategy
  4. UN Privacy Preserving Techniques Handbook
    Learning UN Privacy Preserving Techniques Handbook
    Cost: FREE

    In this UN handbook, we define specific goals for privacy-preserving computation for public good in two salient use cases: giving NSOs access to new sources of (sensitive) Big Data; and enabling Big Data Collaborations Across Multiple NSOs.

    UN Privacy Preserving Techniques Handbook
  5. Urban Forests on the UN Global Platform Methods Service
    Learning Urban Forests on the UN Global Platform Methods Service
    Cost: FREE

    Over the past six weeks the UN Global Platform has been collaborating with the UK’s Data Science Campus to develop an implementation of the Urban Forest project onto the cloud-based platform. The Urban Forests project aims to create an index of vegetation through taking Google street view images around the road network and classifying the amount of vegetation in each image.

    Urban Forests on the UN Global Platform Methods Service
  6. Learning What is a zero-knowledge proof?
    Cost: FREE

    Zero-knowledge proofs are one of the most powerful tools cryptographers have ever devised. But unfortunately they’re also relatively poorly understood. In this series of posts I’m going try to give a (mostly) non–mathematical description of what ZK proofs are, and what makes them so special.

    What is a zero-knowledge proof?

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