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Apply Now: 2018 USAID Digital Development Awards

Apply Now: 2018 USAID Digital Development Awards

Published on: May 23 2018 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
USAID is pleased to announce the 2018 Digital Development Awards call for applications. The Digis recognize USAID projects and activities that embrace best practices...
We Are All Responsible Data Sinners. Will GDPR Make Us Repent?

We Are All Responsible Data Sinners. Will GDPR Make Us Repent?

Published on: May 17 2018 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The General Data Protection Regulation is coming on May 25th and you should be worried. If you operate in the EU or focus on EU-based clients, then the sweeping...
Wow! Mobile Money Transactions Are Now Larger Than Kenya’s GDP

Wow! Mobile Money Transactions Are Now Larger Than Kenya’s GDP

Published on: May 16 2018 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
For years, we’ve heard how the value of M-PESA mobile money transactions are a rising percentage of Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product. In 2010 we reported...
7 Step Guide to Making Your Digital Development Program Sustainable

7 Step Guide to Making Your Digital Development Program Sustainable

Published on: Apr 25 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 7 Step Guide to Making Your Digital Development Program Sustainable
While there are how to guides and toolkits to plan the initial implementation of a digital development program, there are fewer guides for the issues that organizations...
Leverage Artificial Intelligence for International Development with TechChange

Leverage Artificial Intelligence for International Development with TechChange

Published on: Apr 16 2018 by Tech Change - Comments Off on Leverage Artificial Intelligence for International Development with TechChange
Are you wondering how we can leverage artificial intelligence to improve international development? How you can use machine learning or chatbots in your programs...
5 Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2018

5 Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2018

Published on: Apr 04 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2018
Please register now to join your peers and colleagues at SwitchPoint 2018, where humanitarian innovation, global health & technology collide on April 26-27,...
Apply Now! $11 Million in Grant Funding for Your Technology Projects from USAID, DFID, GSMA

Apply Now! $11 Million in Grant Funding for Your Technology Projects from USAID, DFID, GSMA

Published on: Mar 28 2018 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
We are excited to bring you five different grant funding opportunities to support your technology for development projects in disaster response, Internet connectivity,...
What Are Your ICT4D Challenges? Take a DIAL Survey to Learn What Helps and Hurts Us All

What Are Your ICT4D Challenges? Take a DIAL Survey to Learn What Helps and Hurts Us All

Published on: Mar 26 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on What Are Your ICT4D Challenges? Take a DIAL Survey to Learn What Helps and Hurts Us All
When it comes to the impact and practice of our ICT4D work, we’re long on stories and short on evidence. My previous organization, SIMLab, developed Frameworks...
Please Register Now: ICTforAg 2018 – New Technology for Smallholder Farmers

Please Register Now: ICTforAg 2018 – New Technology for Smallholder Farmers

Published on: Mar 14 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please Register Now: ICTforAg 2018 – New Technology for Smallholder Farmers
Please sign up to present or register to attend ICTforAg 2018 on June 14th, at FHI 360 in Washington, DC This one-day conference will build on ICTforAg 2015, 2016,...
Five Examples of United Nations Agencies Using Blockchain Technology

Five Examples of United Nations Agencies Using Blockchain Technology

Published on: Mar 08 2018 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
Blockchain technologies have the potential to help the international community reduce transaction costs, lower the risk of fraud, control financial risks and protect...