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How To Beautifully Visualize M&E Results in Microsoft Excel

How To Beautifully Visualize M&E Results in Microsoft Excel

Published on: Jan 26 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Excel gets a bad rap for data visualization. I get it. I can barely stand to look at these ugly charts. Can you imagine sending a client something like this? To...
Partnership Expands ICT Support for Ebola Fight in West Africa

Partnership Expands ICT Support for Ebola Fight in West Africa

Published on: Jan 22 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — NetHope, a consortium of 42 leading international humanitarian organizations, announced today a partnership...
Why Good Geo-Mapping is Worth a Thousand Words

Why Good Geo-Mapping is Worth a Thousand Words

Published on: Jan 19 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
There’s no denying the importance of having the right information and data when it comes to planning, informing, analyzing, and monitoring and evaluating. How...
Free USAID Course: How To Use Mobile Data Solutions for Better Development Outcomes

Free USAID Course: How To Use Mobile Data Solutions for Better Development Outcomes

Published on: Jan 16 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Leading global development organizations are just beginning to utilize mobile technologies to improve the efficiency and quality of the data they collect, manage,...
Remote Sensing: Welcome to the New Data-Enhanced Era of M&E Tech

Remote Sensing: Welcome to the New Data-Enhanced Era of M&E Tech

Published on: Jan 14 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Demonstrating impact has become an important focus in international development. Yet, how to accurately capture this impact is a challenge many organizations are...
Gender-Violence 2.0: The Digital Safety Gap for Women

Gender-Violence 2.0: The Digital Safety Gap for Women

Published on: Jan 12 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Technology not only has the power to connect people, but also the power to reinforce and disseminate social and cultural structures and help normalize gender roles....
Hey Google: Forget Smart Cars,  Think Smart Matatus for Kenya

Hey Google: Forget Smart Cars, Think Smart Matatus for Kenya

Published on: Jan 07 2015 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
Recently at a Red Cross resilience event in Nairobi, we explored several new and emerging technologies for development, including smart cars.  While that didn’t...
Using GIS Technology to Reach Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Populations

Using GIS Technology to Reach Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Populations

Published on: Jan 02 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Colombian GIS Expert Carlos Julio Neisa is always looking for innovative ways to use maps and geographic data. To him, GPS coordinates can open up a world of possibilities...
Green ICT: Taking Major Leaps to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Businesses

Green ICT: Taking Major Leaps to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Businesses

Published on: Dec 31 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
From India to South Korea and beyond, businesses worldwide are scrambling to reduce their carbon footprint and trying to operate with a higher degree of environmental...
Aren’t Medicine and Water More Important Than Telecommunications?

Aren’t Medicine and Water More Important Than Telecommunications?

Published on: Dec 22 2014 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
ICT4D is a small, but growing community working on the massive challenge of bringing Internet connectivity to the world. As such, effectively conveying the meaning...