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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...
Monitoring and Evaluation vs. Good Management in Development

Monitoring and Evaluation vs. Good Management in Development

Published on: Oct 03 2014 by Guest Writer - 8 Comments
Last week, I was at the M&E Tech conference in Washington, DC. It was two days of discussion on how to better use technology for monitoring and evaluation of...
8 Recommendations for Successful Development and Technology Organization Partnerships

8 Recommendations for Successful Development and Technology Organization Partnerships

Published on: Jul 25 2014 by Anahi Ayala Iacucci - Leave a Comment
In the ICT4D world we all talk often about working with the private sector, collaboration and partnership with technology companies. The truth is that beside the...
An Axis of ICT Entropy: 5 State Telecom Companies That Need Privatization Now

An Axis of ICT Entropy: 5 State Telecom Companies That Need Privatization Now

Published on: May 12 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
African politicians would like to persuade us that state telecommunications companies are a key part of closing the digital divide and joining the information societies....
Why Do RCT in ICT4D When You Can A/B Test?

Why Do RCT in ICT4D When You Can A/B Test?

Published on: Apr 11 2014 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Recently, D. Jerome Martin tweeted that he was happy that 50% of USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures grantees were conducting randomized control trials...
A NICE International ICT4D Failure

A NICE International ICT4D Failure

Published on: Jan 29 2014 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
NICE International was offering telecenters with sustainable solar energy – so called NICECentres – to unleash the potential of people in developing countries....
5 Steps to Social Innovation with ICT

5 Steps to Social Innovation with ICT

Published on: Dec 04 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
IICD uses a distinctive participatory and multi-stakeholder approach in developing social innovation programs with information and communication technologies. Whereas...
What Are Best Practices in ICT4D? Tweet Your Answers to #ICT4Real Today!

What Are Best Practices in ICT4D? Tweet Your Answers to #ICT4Real Today!

Published on: Apr 12 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Yesterday, my good friend Jon Camfield asked a great question: Hey ICT4D folks, is there a best practices and principles document for our work, or do we all just...
What the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Learned From 10 Years of ICT4D

What the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Learned From 10 Years of ICT4D

Published on: Mar 18 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
After more than ten years of support in the realm of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Development, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation...