Democratizing field data collection

Flocktracker is a content-agnostic platform that aims to democratize field data collection. We provide an easy-to-deploy, easy-to-manage, ad-hoc, cloud-based field data gathering method, leveraging smartphone technology and designed to generate valuable insights in a low cost, and low hassle, way.

Features


Collect Various types of data  Option to choose from trackers, counters, or survey data collection.

Real-time, in the cloud  Data get stored in the cloud in real time.

Collect data offline Information is uploaded as soon as you get internet access.

Collect data together You can collect data with as many team members as you want, even crowdsource your data.

Team management You can monitor where the team is collecting data in real time, call them when you spot trouble.

Data, already cleaned  All collected data are interrelated, exportable in standard data formats (CSV, KML, etc).

Technical support Documentation, use cases, and technical support are there when you need them.

Connect with other data collectors  You can explore what data others collect with Flocktracker and participate in their projects. (coming soon)

Usage

Flocktracker includes a suite of functions to facilitate field data collection using Android devices.

 

Collecting complex data

FlockTracker in a nutshell

 

 

WHAT OUR USERS SAY…

“Flocktracker facilitates real time collection of information that is also georeferenced. Our research about safe mobility, college safety or school safety requires knowledge of where, when and how phenomena of violence and delinquency are occurring; Flocktracker eases the collection of this information.”
– Angélica Garnica Sosa

General Director, Planeación y Desarrollo, S.C. Mexico City, Mexico

 

“…the software allowed me to identify survey biases as they occurred and adjust in order to capture responses from more women. It also provided a useful way of checking surveyors in the field.”
– Erick Guerra

Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, United States

 

“Flocktracker was a watershed for an experiment about citizen collaboration and the generation of data in the city.”
– Diego Cuesy

Public Policy Analyst, Laboratorio para la Ciudad Mexico City, Mexico

 

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