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Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Published on: Dec 05 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
Yesterday’s #ICTchat Twitter Chat was a huge success! Our #ICTchat hashtag brought in over 2.5 million impressions on Twitter with 839 tweets and 135 contributors....
Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Published on: Dec 04 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. Join us on TODAY at 12...
Get Your Dream ICT4D Job

Get Your Dream ICT4D Job

Published on: Oct 06 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
Are you looking to join the ICT4D field? Or finding another exciting job in ICT that would take you overseas? Here are a few job openings to consider, and be sure...
What Are the Best ICTs to Use in Disaster Management?

What Are the Best ICTs to Use in Disaster Management?

Published on: Jul 23 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off
Thank you to everyone who listened in and participated in last week’s Twitter Chat! ICTworks is especially grateful to our main speakers, Glen Burnett, Lauren...
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...
What’s the Best IT Equipment to Use in Harsh Environments?

What’s the Best IT Equipment to Use in Harsh Environments?

Published on: May 23 2014 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
ICT4D practitioners work in all kinds of difficult weather conditions and environments. Dust, humidity, unreliable power, heat, and blowing sand can all make it...
In ICT4D Beneficiaries vs. Constituents, What About Client-Driven Development?

In ICT4D Beneficiaries vs. Constituents, What About Client-Driven Development?

Published on: Apr 28 2014 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
Back in October, Wayan challenged us to please stop using the term “beneficiaries” in development conversations, replacing it with “constituents”...
What Is the Inveneo “Self-Contained Site Survey Tool”?

What Is the Inveneo “Self-Contained Site Survey Tool”?

Published on: Mar 19 2014 by Sam Perales - 2 Comments
Through the course of deploying wireless links in developing countries around the world, Inveneo engineers have discovered quite a few useful tips and tricks that...
You Can Change the World of Hardware and Enter to Win a Google Nexus 7 Tablet

You Can Change the World of Hardware and Enter to Win a Google Nexus 7 Tablet

Published on: Feb 19 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off
ICT projects are often riddled with challenges such as power, heat, humidity, and unstable electrical systems, all of which are common to development practitioners. Why...
Which ICT4D Projects Use Progressive Design Principles?

Which ICT4D Projects Use Progressive Design Principles?

Published on: Feb 03 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
USAID is gathering information on ICT4D projects or activities that have embodied progressive project design principles to show how these principals can help technology...