Data partnerships fit for the future

The NIRAS Data Futures Hub brings together the right experts and partners to solve development challenges through enhanced approaches to data innovation, data quality, and sustainability.


Using the digital data landscape to tackle COVID-19 challenges in the developing world

Innovating with new data sources from digital footprints has become an important part of responding…
Data futures

Introducing the Data Futures Hub Snapshot Guide to Data Quality

  The Data Futures Hub believes that the development community needs to improve the way…

NIRAS Data Futures Hub to map the future of big data in development

The Data Futures Hub is proud to have been selected by DFID’s Frontier Technologies Hub…
Knowledge Products

SDG Capture Tool – M&E and Data Management made easy

The NIRAS team has developed a free tool for all development practitioners. Using the SDG…

In light of the digital revolution, the importance of effective Data use has increased tremendously. The onset of technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and Internet of Things (IoTs), have increased the speed and availability of data. Harnessing this data effectively is a challenge but also an opportunity to enhance achievement of the SDGs. Thorough the Data Futures Hub, we are proud to lead the digital transformation of development by fostering a data-driven culture and paving the way to evidence-based decision making to help address the global challenges framed around the SDGs.

Carsten Toft BoesenNIRAS Group CEO

Data Futures Hub Co-Founder,
Matthew Shearing,
explains our vision.

(Interview for The Development CAFE’s Development Dialogue web series.)


Data quality in traditional and new data sources


Using innovation in technology and methodology


Ensuring data has a sustainable impact through policy and decision making

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