Innovation in SDD

SDD Innovations provides an opportunity for you to participate in shaping the future direction of SDD. As we develop and test new ideas we will post them on this page and ask for you to give us your feedback.

Recent updates

  • Additional releases being prepared
    March 29, 2019 on PopGis v3
    Vanuatu PopGIS 3 is currently being prepared for release in the next few weeks. Additional updates will be provided soon.
  • Beta SDG Dashboard is Live
    March 9, 2019 on SDG Dashboard
    With the beta release of the Pacific Data Hub, the SDG Dashboard has already been released.
  • Methodology paper submitted for publication
    February 27, 2019 on Coastal Population Mapping
    A methodology paper has been submitted for publication with PLOS ONE. Updates to its progress will be provided when available.
  • PopGIS3 for Tonga is now complete
    November 23, 2018 on PopGis v3
    First PopGIS3 site now available for Tonga.
  • New SDD website being developed
    September 22, 2018 on SDD User Focus Project
    A new SDD website is currently being designed leveraging feedback from this survey.
  • The redevelopment process
    August 30, 2018 on SDD Website Redevelopment
    The redevelopment process has been very rigorous with several in-house workshops and numerous brainstorming and “mock-up” sessions.
  • Populating data
    April 30, 2018 on PDH.stat
    PDH.stat is currently being setup and populated with data.
  • Mock-up SDG Dashboard
    April 30, 2018 on SDG Dashboard
    A “mock-up” platform for exploring the Statistics for Development’s is being developed, where you can visualise and download Pacific data relating to the SDGs.
  • User Focus Survey Complete
    December 23, 2017 on SDD User Focus Project
    In September and October of 2017 we conducted a User Focus Survey to help better focus our websites and access to Pacific Data to address the needs of policy developers, planners, NGOs, civil society and development partners, as well as any other users.
  • Results ready for dissemination
    September 28, 2017 on Coastal Population Mapping
    A StoryMap has been setup to disseminate the results and a paper is currently being prepared to publish the methodology being used.