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Fail Festival 2014: Failure Happens and Flowers Grow From It

Fail Festival 2014: Failure Happens and Flowers Grow From It

Published on: Dec 15 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
At a typical development meeting, the person responsible for an epic fail would slip into a trapdoor and be consumed by sharks with freakin’ lasers. Yet at...
Please RSVP Now for Fail Fest DC 2014

Please RSVP Now for Fail Fest DC 2014

Published on: Nov 07 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Failure. No one likes to admit they failed. Yet, failure is normal. We all fail. More importantly, we must fail! Failure is the only true mark of leadership, innovation,...
Please RSVP Now for Fail Forward 2014

Please RSVP Now for Fail Forward 2014

Published on: Jun 13 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
All we’re taught about failure is to avoid it at all costs. Let’s explore leveraging it for adaptation, innovation, and resilience instead. Fail Forward...
Learning from Failure in International Development

Learning from Failure in International Development

Published on: May 16 2014 by Neelley Hicks - 4 Comments
Neelley Hicks presenting at the Fail Faire DC conference. A few years ago I traveled to Angola to provide technology training and tools to a local community. Things...
RSVP Now for Fail Festival UK 2014 – A Celebration of Failure in Development

RSVP Now for Fail Festival UK 2014 – A Celebration of Failure in Development

Published on: Feb 24 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Fail Festival – a celebration of failure as a mark of leadership, innovation, and risk-taking in pushing the boundaries of what is possible in scaling ideas...
A NICE International ICT4D Failure

A NICE International ICT4D Failure

Published on: Jan 29 2014 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
NICE International was offering telecenters with sustainable solar energy – so called NICECentres – to unleash the potential of people in developing countries....
Fail Fest DC 2013: Cathartic and Comedic

Fail Fest DC 2013: Cathartic and Comedic

Published on: Dec 09 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
On Thursday night, Washington DC celebrated failure in international development as a mark of leadership, innovation, and risk-taking in pushing the boundaries...
RSVP Now for Fail Festival 2013: A Celebration of Failure in Development

RSVP Now for Fail Festival 2013: A Celebration of Failure in Development

Published on: Nov 12 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Failure is the f-word of international development. Unspoken in polite company, but a reality in our work. We’re often in market failure environments,...
Open Standards Can Change Everything

Open Standards Can Change Everything

Published on: Mar 15 2013 by Aaron Mason - Comments Off
February’s San Francisco Technology Salon centered around current technology challenges in the developing world. What are our current needs? What’s holding...
Learning From My 11 Failed Technology Projects

Learning From My 11 Failed Technology Projects

Published on: Mar 13 2013 by Jonathan Gosier - 1 Comment
It’s always great to look at one’s current or past successes, but what about the failures? Every entrepreneur (hell, every person person) has failed at something…...