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Davos 2022: Here's how data science can help solve global crises

Global disruptions are growing more complex, taxing the capacities of social impact organizations and governments on the front lines

Davos 2022: Here's how data science can help solve global crises
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Across the world, local officials and NGO workers are heroically responding to overlapping, complex crises – whether they’re battling new waves of the COVID-19 pandemic or delivering aid after natural disasters. The energy and determination of these frontline organizations is unmatched, but their technical capacity can fall short in crucial ways.

In particular, many lack the tools, teams and resources to effectively harness the power of data science. For cutting-edge companies that incorporate data science into all levels of their operations, this is an opportunity to help. For example, Eastern European governments have worked rapidly to welcome a historic exodus of

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First Published: May 21 2022 | 8:47 AM IST

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