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To Build or Buy or Both? That is the M&E Technology Systems Question!

To Build or Buy or Both? That is the M&E Technology Systems Question!

Published on: Dec 12 2014 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
At M&E Tech in DC and NYC, we heard from development professionals who were struggling with the question on how to build an organization-wide technology-enabled...
Please RSVP Now: How to Be Data Driven – ICT4D Principle 5

Please RSVP Now: How to Be Data Driven – ICT4D Principle 5

Published on: Dec 10 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
On Tuesday, December 16th from 8:30am-12:30pm, Abt Associates will be hosting an interactive session on the fifth Principle for Digital Development, Be Data Driven....
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...
How Will You Be Compliant with USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579?

How Will You Be Compliant with USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579?

Published on: Dec 02 2014 by Siobhan Green - Leave a Comment
USAID published their Open Data policy, ADS 579, and have begun including language in all contracts and cooperative agreements after October 1, 2014 to require...
Apply Now for $5 Million in GSMA mWASH Grants

Apply Now for $5 Million in GSMA mWASH Grants

Published on: Nov 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Currently 10% of the world’s population does not have access to ‘improved’ water resources, nearly 20% are without access to energy, and almost 35% lack access...
4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

Published on: Nov 24 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
According to new data released by GSMA Intelligence, 3.8 billion people or half of the world’s population will be using mobile devices to access the Internet...
How Digital Tools Can Support Reading Culture in Laos

How Digital Tools Can Support Reading Culture in Laos

Published on: Nov 05 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
In the course of a six-month, one-woman survey of public Internet access venues in Vientiane, I spent most of my time in Laos’s capital city in libraries and...
What Is the Logical Conclusion for Citizen Feedback Systems?

What Is the Logical Conclusion for Citizen Feedback Systems?

Published on: Nov 03 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
I’ll confess, I’ve never been a huge fan of M&E. While I absolutely love the data and statistics and numbers and fascinating insights of a good...
The One Thing Everyone Should Do Now to Improve Program M&E

The One Thing Everyone Should Do Now to Improve Program M&E

Published on: Oct 29 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
There is a simple solution that is useful throughout the project cycle, takes 10 minutes to set up, is used by millions of organizations worldwide but seldom used...