Daily Archives: August 1, 2014


Why Mobile based Data Collection

Mobile based data collection gives a lot many benefits to researcher over paper based tools. Some include: Harder to skip questions Range checking Eliminates transcription errors Very portable Immediate access to data from server- rapid data aggregation and analyses Minimize workforce- better supervision is possible Unlimited data types; Form + […]


Data collection; the traditional way

Traditionally researcher needed to use: Paper based tools (questionnaires, rosters, checklists, performas etc.) for collecting text and numeric data Cameras to collect pictures/ video data Watches to store time and date GPS to collect locational data Sometimes physical Transfer of survey questionnaires results in damage/ loss of data Data entry […]