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Which African Governments Spy on Technology Users the Most?

Which African Governments Spy on Technology Users the Most?

Published on: Sep 21 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Governments can legally spy on their residents in many ways, most of them hidden from our purview. However, telecommunications companies, now often a target of...
Please RSVP Now: Practicing the Principles for Digital Development in East Africa

Please RSVP Now: Practicing the Principles for Digital Development in East Africa

Published on: Sep 13 2017 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Please RSVP now to join over 100 of your peers to learn how to put the Principles for Digital Development into practice in your organization on Thursday, October...
Introducing WEST Principles: 8 Guidelines for Worker Engagement Interventions

Introducing WEST Principles: 8 Guidelines for Worker Engagement Interventions

Published on: Sep 04 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Over the last 6 years, the emergence of new worker engagement technologies has sparked industry wide discussions about the value of connecting with workers in a...
5 Barriers to Mobile Financial Services in Bangladesh

5 Barriers to Mobile Financial Services in Bangladesh

Published on: Aug 28 2017 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Since the launch of Mobile Financial Services in Bangladesh in 2011, significant growth has been observed across
all metrics, from account use to transaction...
Apply Now: $500,000 for Your Big Data Innovations in Agriculture

Apply Now: $500,000 for Your Big Data Innovations in Agriculture

Published on: Aug 23 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The rapid growth in processing power and global connectivity means we can now quickly collect, share and analyze enormous amounts of data to reveal new ways to...
Is Zero-Rated Internet Access Connecting the Unconnected?

Is Zero-Rated Internet Access Connecting the Unconnected?

Published on: Aug 21 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
As the debate around zero-rated services (like Facebook’s Free Basics, Twitter Access, and Wikipedia Zero) and other emerging mobile data models continues, data...
A Novel Analysis of Mobile Phone Impact on Rural Farmers

A Novel Analysis of Mobile Phone Impact on Rural Farmers

Published on: Aug 16 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on A Novel Analysis of Mobile Phone Impact on Rural Farmers
Many scholars have hailed the mobile phone as a tool to give farming in developing countries a new impetus. However, studies on the impact of mobile phones in general,...
Be a Data Visualization Expert with TechChange’s Online Diploma Program

Be a Data Visualization Expert with TechChange’s Online Diploma Program

Published on: Aug 09 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Be a Data Visualization Expert with TechChange’s Online Diploma Program
Are you looking for ideas and support around a new project? Do you want new skills to do your current job better? Or are you trying to break into the ICT4D job...
What Data Do Our Constituents Want to Count?

What Data Do Our Constituents Want to Count?

Published on: Jul 27 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What Data Do Our Constituents Want to Count?
Here is an interesting idea from Amanda Makulec that merits pondering: Let’s ask users: “What do YOU want to count?” instead of just collecting...
Apply Now: $127,000 for African ICT Innovators

Apply Now: $127,000 for African ICT Innovators

Published on: Jul 19 2017 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
At ICTworks, we are constantly looking for new funding opportunities for ICT innovators. Sign up to get alerts for new contracts, grants, and award funding. FIRE...