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7 Things to Consider Before Developing a Chatbot

7 Things to Consider Before Developing a Chatbot

Published on: Sep 11 2017 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
As with many new promising technologies, chatbots are getting hyped as a new innovative tool that can aide humanitarian response and international development practitioners....
How Can Chatbots Help Us Respond to Humanitarian Crises?

How Can Chatbots Help Us Respond to Humanitarian Crises?

Published on: Aug 31 2017 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
At the moment, The World Food Programme (WFP) and the wider humanitarian system are #FightingFamine in four countries. In Somalia, Yemen, North-Eastern Nigeria...
I Made a Facebook Chatbot And You Can Too

I Made a Facebook Chatbot And You Can Too

Published on: Aug 17 2017 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
When I first heard that Facebook Messenger was introducing chatbots, I immediately thought back to junior high summers. Back then I was spending a lot of time in...
Our Experiment Using Facebook Chatbots to Improve Humanitarian Assistance

Our Experiment Using Facebook Chatbots to Improve Humanitarian Assistance

Published on: Aug 07 2017 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
It must have been above 40 degrees Celsius that afternoon in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Hundreds of people were waiting to cash the mobile money they receive from the...
Please Register Now for MERL Tech 2017

Please Register Now for MERL Tech 2017

Published on: Jul 24 2017 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on Please Register Now for MERL Tech 2017
Please register to attend MERL Tech DC on September 7-8, 2017 at FHI 360 in Washington, DC. You’ll join 300 practitioners from across the development ecosystem...
Ok Chatbot: What is Your Value for Humanitarians?

Ok Chatbot: What is Your Value for Humanitarians?

Published on: Jul 20 2017 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Whether or not you are aware of it, you have probably interacted with a chatbot – whether checking your finances, making a travel reservation, or even ordering...
What About Facebook Messenger Chatbots for Development?

What About Facebook Messenger Chatbots for Development?

Published on: Jun 08 2017 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Bolsa Familia is the Brazilian Government program for conditional income-transfers serving 14 million families living in poverty throughout the country. However,...
Apply Now: $1 Million for New Biometric Tools and Chatbots for Digital Financial Services

Apply Now: $1 Million for New Biometric Tools and Chatbots for Digital Financial Services

Published on: May 08 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $1 Million for New Biometric Tools and Chatbots for Digital Financial Services
Caribou Digital has launched the DFS Tech imitative to engage scientists, researchers, and engineers to solve hard technical challenges in financial inclusion,...
Are Facebook Messenger Chatbots The Answer to Our Aid Questions?

Are Facebook Messenger Chatbots The Answer to Our Aid Questions?

Published on: Apr 22 2016 by Jacob Korenblum - 4 Comments
Last week, everyone’s favorite frenemy – Facebook – held its annual developer conference in Silicon Valley. Waving our ICT4D flag in the crowd, Souktel...