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Why BIG Data Matters for Lower Mekong Countries

Why BIG Data Matters for Lower Mekong Countries

Published on: Jul 03 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
While big data represents a new era of computing, what does it mean for civil society organizations in Southeast Asia? How can nations in the Lower Mekong harvest...
3 Steps to Implement USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579

3 Steps to Implement USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579

Published on: Jul 01 2015 by Siobhan Green - 7 Comments
As promised, here is an overview of the steps needed to create an open data plan in order to be compliant with USAID’s new Open Data Policy It is really easy...
3 Systematic Reasons Why M&E Technology Projects Fail

3 Systematic Reasons Why M&E Technology Projects Fail

Published on: Jun 26 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Having worked for ten years in tech-enabled monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL), I think we need to address three systemic issues: complexity, interoperability...
USAID Global Development Lab Supported Projects Catalog

USAID Global Development Lab Supported Projects Catalog

Published on: Jun 17 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
For decades, USAID and its partners have successfully tackled some of the world’s toughest challenges by developing and implementing innovative breakthroughs—from...
5 Step Process to Develop Mobile Phone Technical Skills Workshops

5 Step Process to Develop Mobile Phone Technical Skills Workshops

Published on: Jun 01 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Not being able to operate a phone is one of the most reported barriers to women adopting and using mobile technology and ultimately accessing life-enhancing mobile...
5 Principles for Better Universal Service Fund Investments

5 Principles for Better Universal Service Fund Investments

Published on: May 29 2015 by Steve Song - 7 Comments
Telecommunications is a lucrative business that generates a great deal of profit for network operators. Unfortunately, but not unsurprisingly, telecommunications...
Top 5 Hardware Challenges in Information Technology for Development

Top 5 Hardware Challenges in Information Technology for Development

Published on: May 25 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
When work began on Inveneo’s Hardware Challenges White Paper last year, all of the parties involved—including the organizations that commissioned and funded...
The Number 1 Reason Why You Do Not Encrypt Email

The Number 1 Reason Why You Do Not Encrypt Email

Published on: May 22 2015 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Two new Pew Research Center studies are very enlightening around the American public’s perception of privacy, security, and surveillance. While both reports...
A 6 Step Guide to Platforms in International Development

A 6 Step Guide to Platforms in International Development

Published on: May 20 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Platform seems to be one of the biggest buzzwords in the field of international development these days. Popping up worldwide, platforms bring opportunities, challenges...
Key Success Factors for ICT4D Solutions for Base of the Pyramid Consumers

Key Success Factors for ICT4D Solutions for Base of the Pyramid Consumers

Published on: May 15 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Over the past decade, many organizations have leveraged newly available broadband to set up sustainable projects that better include the base of the pyramid (BOP)...