Author Archive:

OpenLMIS is Seeking the Next Chapter in Open Source Sustainability

OpenLMIS is Seeking the Next Chapter in Open Source Sustainability

Published on: Jul 15 2020 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
OpenLMIS is the leading logistics system used to track health products across national supply chains. It is also open source software, which is a key reason for...
Improving Tuberculosis Care with Behavior Change Technology

Improving Tuberculosis Care with Behavior Change Technology

Published on: Jul 02 2020 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
In the last twenty years, an explosion of research in the social sciences has demonstrated that seemingly small changes in the decision environment, such as a change...
WhatsApp is Not Email. Do Not Manage Your Business With Messages

WhatsApp is Not Email. Do Not Manage Your Business With Messages

Published on: Jun 25 2020 by Guest Writer - 16 Comments
At the end of 2019 Kenya’s mobile penetration reached 112% – in Kenya, there are more SIM cards than persons – compared to 80% for Africa.  Nearly...
Meaningful Connectivity: A New Standard for Internet Access

Meaningful Connectivity: A New Standard for Internet Access

Published on: Jun 04 2020 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
The Covid-19 pandemic has galvanised the case for universal internet access like never before, generating widespread agreement that the internet is too important...
A Vision for Person-Centered Data Systems in the Digital Age

A Vision for Person-Centered Data Systems in the Digital Age

Published on: May 28 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on A Vision for Person-Centered Data Systems in the Digital Age
Digitization has revolutionized range of services, especially data systems in Low-Middle Income Countries. As highlighted in USAID’s report, Artificial Intelligence...
COVID-19 Digital Response Data Is Not Gender Neutral

COVID-19 Digital Response Data Is Not Gender Neutral

Published on: May 27 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
As people around the world continue to face the effects of Covid-19, academic institutions and government policymakers are turning to data more than ever to understand...
How to Use Mobile Network Operator Data in COVID-19 Digital Response

How to Use Mobile Network Operator Data in COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: May 20 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Use Mobile Network Operator Data in COVID-19 Digital Response
The Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) has developed this introductory brief as the first in a series of materials on using mobile network operator (MNO) data. When...
3 Reasons Why You Should Be Paying for Digital Engagement Now

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Paying for Digital Engagement Now

Published on: May 14 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why You Should Be Paying for Digital Engagement Now
It’s free to post on social media, so why should resource-strapped NGOs pay to engage users through digital channels? The answer is simple: scale, efficiency,...
How COVID-19 is Testing Digital Resilience in Senegal’s Education Sector

How COVID-19 is Testing Digital Resilience in Senegal’s Education Sector

Published on: May 13 2020 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
I’ve been working to innovate education in Senegal for over ten years as the founder of CyberSmart Africa. These days, I see that COVID-19 offers a real-time...
Jordan’s High-Stakes Educational Testing Challenges During COVID-19

Jordan’s High-Stakes Educational Testing Challenges During COVID-19

Published on: May 07 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Jordan’s High-Stakes Educational Testing Challenges During COVID-19
Since the first COVID-19 coronavirus cases were reported in December 2019 the virus has spread to over 210 countries and territories around the world and 2 international...