|Robi provide data analytics solution to support Government steps Corona pandemic|
The leading digital services provider of the country, Robi has come forward with its expertise in Data Analytics to support the Government in combatting the Coronavirus pandemic in the country. In partnership with a2i Program of ICT Division and Cabinet Division and Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Robi has put in place a robust data analytics system to manage the public health emergency situation that has jarred the entire nation.
The analytical solution developed by Robi’s analytics team harnesses data from decentralized crowdsources. Crowdsourcing via mobile phones shall allow high value data acquisition, while applying data science to the crowdsourced to data, the analytics solution can perform robust data validation check on the gathered data to ensure the solution gets to work with high quality datasets.
ncorporating IVR, USSD and My Robi and My Airtel App data sources including crowdsourcing will allow analysts to perform various innovative data visualization exercises to generate insights that the Government can readily work on. Depending on the report generated by the data analytics solution, the Government can assess probability of exposure in a given area to determine the next course of action.
Robi and Airtel users as well as users of other operators will be able to provide information to the Government as part of this project through My Robi App, or My Airtel App, or Robi’s corporate website (www.robi.com.bd) or Airtel’s website (www.bd.airtel.com). Using any of these channels, users can reach Government’s dedicated website for combatting Coronavirus: www.corona.gov.bd, where the users can leave their information for necessary data processing. Alternatively, the users can also dial *3332# to provide information in this regard. Apart from providing information, the users can also do a DGHS-provided self-test on whether they have contracted Coronavirus themselves from these platforms.