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Mobile Data Collection with ODK and ONA

Mobile Data Collection with ODK and ONA

Applications, Data, GeoIT, Integrations, Tutorial
In any project, data collection is an important stage as it provides a basis for analysis and planning of the other stages of the project. Today, I will demonstrate an easy, cheaper and also effective way of collecting data in the fields using a mobile phone and a hosted server where your data is sent back to the office in real-time. I will be using Ona as the server for my data where all data collected using the mobile device will be sent to and ODK Collect which provides a platform for data collection on mobile devices. The setup on each of the platforms is quite easy and straight forward. The ODK Collect can be downloaded from respective online App stores. Note: The reason as to why these systems are chosen is because, Location data is to be collected (in respect to device locatio...