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If Digital Freedom is a Myth, How Can We Ethically Provide Access to Cutting-Edge Technology?

If Digital Freedom is a Myth, How Can We Ethically Provide Access to Cutting-Edge Technology?

Published on: Feb 18 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Ethics is an ever-present theme in Development and one which is sometimes overlooked in ICT4D/Technology for Development – a field in which people can sometimes...
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...
Confessions of an ICT4D Advisor: I Hate Technology.

Confessions of an ICT4D Advisor: I Hate Technology.

Published on: Jan 28 2015 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
The jig is up: I hate technology. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve cursed at an airline check-in kiosk because my battered passport won’t scan properly...
Free USAID Course: How To Use Mobile Data Solutions for Better Development Outcomes

Free USAID Course: How To Use Mobile Data Solutions for Better Development Outcomes

Published on: Jan 16 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Leading global development organizations are just beginning to utilize mobile technologies to improve the efficiency and quality of the data they collect, manage,...
The Linkages Between Technology And Democracy in Myanmar

The Linkages Between Technology And Democracy in Myanmar

Published on: Jan 05 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Only about 10 to 15 percent of people in Myanmar own a mobile phone today, but Myanmar may become the first country ever to leapfrog over the simple stick phone...
Aren’t Medicine and Water More Important Than Telecommunications?

Aren’t Medicine and Water More Important Than Telecommunications?

Published on: Dec 22 2014 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
ICT4D is a small, but growing community working on the massive challenge of bringing Internet connectivity to the world. As such, effectively conveying the meaning...
Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum

Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum

Published on: Dec 18 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
USAID and FHI 360 are proud to invite you to RSVP for the first Digital Development Forum on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Accra, Ghana. This one-day event will set...
Will Google and Facebook Drive the Drone Agenda in International Development?

Will Google and Facebook Drive the Drone Agenda in International Development?

Published on: Dec 09 2014 by Denise Phelps - Leave a Comment
Working in ICT4D, you are reminded again and again that there is no “magic bullet” of development. Yet as each new technology emerges there is a flood of programs...
3 Reasons Why We Need Business Analysts in ICT4D

3 Reasons Why We Need Business Analysts in ICT4D

Published on: Nov 10 2014 by Guest Writer - 9 Comments
In a recent M&E Tech event, I was involved in a great discussion about how technology can be leveraged to augment, support, and prove program outcomes, with...
7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

Published on: Oct 31 2014 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Yesterday, we had the 85th Technology Salon in Washington, DC, this one focused on How Can ICTs Improve Our Ebola Response? Be sure to sign up to get invited to...