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4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

Published on: Nov 24 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
According to new data released by GSMA Intelligence, 3.8 billion people or half of the world’s population will be using mobile devices to access the Internet...
Want People to Answer Your Mobile Survey? Pay Them!

Want People to Answer Your Mobile Survey? Pay Them!

Published on: Nov 21 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
So, you’re an M&E Tech expert and you’re gearing up to deliver the Survey Instrument of the Century—the one that’ll gather data on every...
Please RSVP for Our Twitter Chat on December 4th: Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Please RSVP for Our Twitter Chat on December 4th: Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Published on: Nov 19 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
Safety and transparency are very important issues when it comes to sending and receiving digital payments within developing countries. Establishing trust in digital...
Please RSVP Now for  Build for Sustainability: ICT4D Principle 4

Please RSVP Now for Build for Sustainability: ICT4D Principle 4

Published on: Nov 13 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
The Greentree Consensus represents a concerted effort by donors to capture the most important lessons learned by the development community in the implementation...
3 Reasons Why We Need Business Analysts in ICT4D

3 Reasons Why We Need Business Analysts in ICT4D

Published on: Nov 10 2014 by Guest Writer - 6 Comments
In a recent M&E Tech event, I was involved in a great discussion about how technology can be leveraged to augment, support, and prove program outcomes, with...
The One Thing Everyone Should Do Now to Improve Program M&E

The One Thing Everyone Should Do Now to Improve Program M&E

Published on: Oct 29 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
There is a simple solution that is useful throughout the project cycle, takes 10 minutes to set up, is used by millions of organizations worldwide but seldom used...
Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Published on: Oct 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Do you have a mobile service, product, app, or add-on that is being used to address a development challenge in Asia? Do you want the opportunity to promote your...
Hey ICT4D, It Is Time We Take Fun Seriously

Hey ICT4D, It Is Time We Take Fun Seriously

Published on: Oct 15 2014 by Kristen Roggemann - Leave a Comment
Five million mobile value-added service subscribers in three months. 25,000 hours of user engagement daily.  All in remote villages in Bihar, one of the most marginalized...
KYC: The Secret to Successful Negotiations with Mobile Network Operators

KYC: The Secret to Successful Negotiations with Mobile Network Operators

Published on: Oct 08 2014 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
NGOs and social service organizations are increasingly turning to mobile technology as a tool for designing and delivering services to the poor, whether in health,...
Why Does Your Fundraising Team Have the Best Data Analysis?

Why Does Your Fundraising Team Have the Best Data Analysis?

Published on: Oct 06 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
During M&E Tech DC, we talked often about the need for program staff to have access to better program performance data and analyze it more often. That usually...