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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....
Basic Mobile Internet Skills Training Toolkit

Basic Mobile Internet Skills Training Toolkit

Published on: Jul 17 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Mobile phones are much more than just a tool for making calls. Increasingly they are the primary way people across the world access the internet. Whilst the internet...
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,...
Are Messaging Apps and Emoji-Driven M&E a Game-Changing Innovation?

Are Messaging Apps and Emoji-Driven M&E a Game-Changing Innovation?

Published on: Jan 16 2017 by Jacob Korenblum - 3 Comments
Ten years ago, very few people mentioned cell phones and M&E in the same sentence. Phones were for phone calls, or for texting friends; monitoring surveys were...
5 Tools for Secure Communications and Data Storage

5 Tools for Secure Communications and Data Storage

Published on: Jul 27 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Many local partner organizations that international development actors engage with face risks while operating in challenging – and sometimes dangerous – environments....
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...
Guess Which Communications Platform Youth Prefer Today?

Guess Which Communications Platform Youth Prefer Today?

Published on: Nov 11 2015 by Kristen Roggemann - 4 Comments
Youth are adopting new technology faster and smarter than the general population. We know this anecdotally and witness it in our daily lives as we interact with...
A $16 Billion Dollar Future in Feature Phone App Development

A $16 Billion Dollar Future in Feature Phone App Development

Published on: Feb 21 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
If you listen to Kennedy Kachwanya, African developers should be developing for smartphones, not feature phones. In fact, just last week, I was talking with Moses...