Please RSVP Now: What is the Future of ICT in Myanmar?

Please RSVP Now: What is the Future of ICT in Myanmar?

Published on: Jul 20 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Myanmar is rushing headlong into the future. Technology restrictions are ending, mobile operators are rolling out services, and 60 million Burmese are about to go online for the first time ever. Myanmar could even be the...
ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

Published on: Jul 18 2014 by Danielle Schulkin - Leave a Comment
Destruction, disaster, and drones. ICTs have been helping communities recover from natural disasters for many years, but how effective are they?  What can we do to be more prepared for the future? And how can we better...
Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Published on: Jul 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
July 25 Tech Salon London – RSVP Now In August, the Department for International Development (DFID) will publish a new evidence paper exploring the relationship between education technology,  teaching and learning ...
New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

Published on: Jul 15 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Partnerships are vital to achieving scale, sustainability and success in the M4D sector. A 2014 GSMA Mobile for Development Impact survey of representatives from mobile operator Value Added Service (VAS) departments from...
Twitter Chat on July 18th: ICTs in Disaster Management

Twitter Chat on July 18th: ICTs in Disaster Management

Published on: Jul 11 2014 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
Natural disasters hit communities around the world leaving paths of destruction that often take years to rebuild. ICTs are used to manage relief efforts, but how effective are they? Where can they improve in both warning...
The E-Waste Dilemma: Where Do Broken Computers Go?

The E-Waste Dilemma: Where Do Broken Computers Go?

Published on: Jul 09 2014 by Neelley Hicks - Leave a Comment
That question gets pretty complicated based on where you live, and whether you’re talking about individually-owned computers or those held by large corporations. If you live in a country where there are electronic waste...
How Hybrid and Private Clouds Solve Problems for Schools with Limited Connectivity

How Hybrid and Private Clouds Solve Problems for Schools with Limited Connectivity

Published on: Jul 07 2014 by Matt Crum - 5 Comments
The use of digital content is an exciting concept for schools in developing communities. Schools all over the world, especially those in developing countries, are adopting videos, ebooks, and interactive software to supplement...
What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

Published on: Jul 04 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
As a venture capital firm, Savannah Fund is interested in the differing variables that can affect entrepreneurs in the countries of startups we have or will invest in. One of the key metrics we want to understand more about...
4 Best Practices to Bring the World’s Knowledge to Burma

4 Best Practices to Bring the World’s Knowledge to Burma

Published on: Jul 02 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Just three years ago, a repressive government and international sanctions had effectively closed Burma to the outside world. Yet over the past few years the country has made significant progress along the path to democracy....
How to Stop Facebook Hate Speech in Myanmar?

How to Stop Facebook Hate Speech in Myanmar?

Published on: Jun 30 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Myanmar will be going online fast in the next 2 years. Right now it has the same mobile phone usage as North Korea, Eritrea, and Cuba – less than 10% – yet with Teleno, Ooredoo, and Myanmar Post and Telecommunication...