Digital & Technology
Project
December 22, 2020

Base de Dados Social | Social Database

The social sector represents an important sector of the Portuguese economy.However, the few data sources available provide little and disconnected pieces of information, a low level of interaction and poor visualizations. In order to overcome this gap of information, the goal of the project is to create a new and integrated database for the social sector to be at the disposal of the Portuguese society, serving NGOs, foundations, impact-driven companies,researchers, investors, Government agencies, among other stakeholders. The Social Database platform is being developed by Nova SBE Data Science Knowledge Center under the Social Equity Initiative,a partnership between the ”la Caixa” Foundation, BPI and Nova SBE.

See the Portuguese Social Sector in numbers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJI9sZoKedk&feature=emb_title.

Nova SBE Data Science Knowledge Center

The Data Science Knowledge Center at Nova SBE aims to advance knowledge about data-driven decision-making and its application in society. We aspire to lead the way in defining how to create value with the data, ethically, and with social-welfare maximization in mind.

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17. Partnerships for the goals
Digital & Technology
Project
SDG
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ProFuturo: Evaluating the impact of the technology-based program Aula Digital in primary schools

A Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center project evaluating the impact of the technology-based program Aula Digital in primary schools of Luanda, Angol. We measured increased student performance, mediating outcomes, and students’ non-cognitive skills.

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Digital & Technology
Project
SDG
9
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Digital Acceleration Index @ Scale Portugal

BCG, Google and Nova SBE defined the objective of measuring the digitization of the economy in Portugal, using the DAI survey - Digital Acceleration Index, a benchmark tool developed by BCG and adapted to the Portuguese context by Nova SBE, which has already has been used in more than 5,000 organizations.

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Digital & Technology
Opinion Article
SDG
9
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Self-driving vehicles potential impacts on our society

As the world moves towards a place immerse of technology, self-driving capabilities are becoming a reality in our society and are affecting people’s daily lives.

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