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How You Can Reach 300,000 Tanzanians with Proven Family Planning Information

How You Can Reach 300,000 Tanzanians with Proven Family Planning Information

Published on: Mar 27 2015 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Would you want to improve family planning knowledge and effect behavior change with 300,000+ people in Tanzania, using a proven technology approach that was developed...
A Vision for Humanitarian Uses of Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs

A Vision for Humanitarian Uses of Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs

Published on: Mar 25 2015 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Linda Raftree and I are proud to present the culmination of a global dialogue series organized by the American Red Cross and IFRC: A Vision for the Humanitarian...
What Lies Ahead for Technology? You Decide

What Lies Ahead for Technology? You Decide

Published on: Mar 23 2015 by Kristin Peterson - 1 Comment
Digital technology and the Internet have changed the lives of billions of people in the past 20 years. However, considering the continued rapid pace of technological...
How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

Published on: Mar 18 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Big data has been called the new oil, and it is easy to see why. In its raw form, it provides limited value, but with the right refinement it has the potential...
Join ARM and Inveneo’s Micro-Data Center Design Challenge to Win $10,000

Join ARM and Inveneo’s Micro-Data Center Design Challenge to Win $10,000

Published on: Mar 11 2015 by Atul Adhikari - Leave a Comment
Looking for a way to change the ICT world? Join Inveneo’s newest competition: to design an ultra-efficient small-scale data center! Inveneo, in partnership with...
Top Takeaways from UNESCO and UN Women’s Mobile Learning Week

Top Takeaways from UNESCO and UN Women’s Mobile Learning Week

Published on: Mar 09 2015 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
UNESCO and UN Women’s recent Mobile Learning Week conference in Paris was an ICT-focused event that brought together over 1,000 participants from more than 70...
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...