Sara Farmer
Chief Platform Architect, UN Global Pulse

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Sara is Global Pulse’s Chief Platform Architect. She’s spent over 20 years as a lead engineer, innovations strategist and manager of fast-paced creative small teams developing new technologies and business cultures, and is passionate about turning theory into reliable practice. Her specialist areas include innovations theories, technology strategy, business analysis, intelligent systems, systems engineering, information fusion and autonomy.


Location: Sutton North Level: Intermediate
Chris van der Walt (United Nations Global Pulse), Dane Petersen (Adaptive Path), Sara Farmer (UN Global Pulse)
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United Nations Global Pulse and Adaptive Path have been collaborating on a new global crisis impact tool called HunchWorks that allows experts to post hypotheses about emerging crises and crowd source verification. The presentation will focus on lessons learned from a complex project that combines human expertise and big data algorithms using human-centered design and assistive intelligence. Read more.


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