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Please RSVP Now: What is the Future of ICT in Myanmar?

Please RSVP Now: What is the Future of ICT in Myanmar?

Published on: Jul 20 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Myanmar is rushing headlong into the future. Technology restrictions are ending, mobile operators are rolling out services, and 60 million Burmese are about to...
16 New Priorities for ICT4D Policy and Practice in a Post-2015 World

16 New Priorities for ICT4D Policy and Practice in a Post-2015 World

Published on: Jun 25 2014 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In 2016, the Millennium Development Goals will be replaced by the post-2015 development agenda (PTDA). The foundational content is in place for this new agenda,...
Please RSVP Now: How Can ICT Improve Monitoring and Evaluation?

Please RSVP Now: How Can ICT Improve Monitoring and Evaluation?

Published on: May 30 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
June 5th Ottawa Tech Salon – Please RSVP Now The world has more data now than ever before, and more ways to collect it too. In fact, we are floating in an...
In ICT4D Beneficiaries vs. Constituents, What About Client-Driven Development?

In ICT4D Beneficiaries vs. Constituents, What About Client-Driven Development?

Published on: Apr 28 2014 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
Back in October, Wayan challenged us to please stop using the term “beneficiaries” in development conversations, replacing it with “constituents”...
How Indonesians Are Using ICT and Social Media for Disaster Management

How Indonesians Are Using ICT and Social Media for Disaster Management

Published on: Apr 09 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
This is cross-posted from Discover.ISIF.Asia a new website looking at ICT use in Asia and the Pacific. Subscribe by email to get more posts like this. Indonesia’s...
Technology Salon: How Are We Making Affordable Broadband Internet Access a Reality?

Technology Salon: How Are We Making Affordable Broadband Internet Access a Reality?

Published on: Apr 04 2014 by Aaron Mason - Comments Off
San Francisco Technology Salon: RSVP Now to Attend April 17 We all know that broadband connectivity is an accelerant for social and economic development. The last...
Dear USAID: What Were You Thinking With Cuban Twitter?

Dear USAID: What Were You Thinking With Cuban Twitter?

Published on: Apr 04 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Imagine the scene: a stale conference room off Barcelona’s lively La Rambla, an assortment of techies, government bureaucrats, and development contractors...
Which Are Better: Open Source or Proprietary Twitter Hashtags? #FOShashtags

Which Are Better: Open Source or Proprietary Twitter Hashtags? #FOShashtags

Published on: Apr 01 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Hashtags are the communication currency on Twitter, and since their introduction into the #ICT4D community by @Kiwanja, the father of modern ICT4D, they’ve...
7 Reasons Why Libraries Are the New Telecentres

7 Reasons Why Libraries Are the New Telecentres

Published on: Feb 12 2014 by Michael Gurstein - Comments Off
As those, who have been in and around community-based ICT/Internet access (community informatics) initiatives well know, the primary dilemma for these activities...
Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Published on: Feb 04 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Across the continent, Africans are receiving health care by frontline health workers in every situation imaginable, from modern hospitals to primary care facilities...