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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...
Learning From My 11 Failed Technology Projects

Learning From My 11 Failed Technology Projects

Published on: Mar 13 2013 by Jonathan Gosier - 1 Comment
It’s always great to look at one’s current or past successes, but what about the failures? Every entrepreneur (hell, every person person) has failed at something…...
Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement with the World Bank

Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement with the World Bank

Published on: Mar 07 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
The World Bank, Development Gateway, and Plan UK invite you to RSVP for Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement for Enhanced Development Impact. Citizen...
Innovation Spaces: People and Community Matter More Than Tech or Type

Innovation Spaces: People and Community Matter More Than Tech or Type

Published on: Jan 18 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Technology hubs, innovation spaces, hacker centers, incubators, telecenters, libraries, co-working offices, etc, there are many names to call the places where like-minded...