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Can a Map be an Ultimate Organisational Signpost?

Can a Map be an Ultimate Organisational Signpost?

Published on: Feb 13 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Maps are easy to understand and sometimes fun to explore. A lot of work is going on around digital mapping at the project level and we wanted to explore its potential...
Evaluating Tech Tools – From Pilot Projects to Entire Sectors

Evaluating Tech Tools – From Pilot Projects to Entire Sectors

Published on: Feb 11 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
ICT4D and M4D as fields are both exciting and clumsy, still in their infancy and most consistent in how quickly they are changing. The M&E Tech Deep Dive in...
8 Recommendations for Better User Testing of Mobile Products for Women

8 Recommendations for Better User Testing of Mobile Products for Women

Published on: Feb 06 2015 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
I was recently in Bangladesh, working with the GSMA Connected Women Innovation Fund grantee BRAC Bangladesh to conduct user testing for their mobile education product...
A Free Catalogue of Affordable ICT4D Options

A Free Catalogue of Affordable ICT4D Options

Published on: Feb 04 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Smaller nonprofits and social enterprises often report outdated, small-scale data on their social impact to their donors and stakeholders. Instead, what if they...
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 - 2 Comments
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 - 3 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....