Monthly Archives: March 2016

Budgeting for Mobile Technology Pilot

By | 2018-03-28T17:46:59+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|Tools|

We've provided tools on when to choose paper or mobile for data collection. Now we're providing a tool to help budget for mobile data collection deployment. It is often quoted that MDC is more cost effective than traditional paper data collection. Though the level of cost effectiveness will vary from project to project there are common costs to consider when estimating the budget for a mobile-system and they are as follows (the following is taken from mobile-based technology for m&e): Hardware costs: Are your field staff full-time or part-time or contractual employees? How many field staff do you have? Is it [...]