This Specialist software category presents a representative sample of software designed for specific types of data (e.g. GIS) or activities not restricted to academic research.
- CommCare - ODK data collection designed for the health sector
- CSPro - data collection tool specifically designed for census and survey data
- DataField - mobile data collection for the commercial sector
- Kinaki - mobile software for project monitoring and evaluation
- Lumi - event-based audience polling tool
- Usahidi - crowdsourcing tool to collect input from events as they occur