Rebecca Parsons reviews some of the changes in how data is used and analyzed, including new technology approaches, looking at how data is used to track election violence, movement of people after a natural disaster, and attempts to predict famine and other humanitarian crises before they happen.
Dr. Rebecca Parsons is ThoughtWorks' Chief Technology Officer. She has more than 30 years' experience in leading the creation of large-scale distributed and services based applications, and the integration of disparate systems. Rebecca received a BS in Computer Science and Economics from Bradley University, and both an MS and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rice University.
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