Introducing 10 Responsible Chatbot Usage Principles  

Introducing 10 Responsible Chatbot Usage Principles  

Published on: Jan 03 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Introducing 10 Responsible Chatbot Usage Principles  
When a new technology is introduced in healthcare, it invites meticulous scrutiny. Conversational AI is no exception. Exchange sensitive health information with conversation AI chatbots is one of many governance challenges...
5 Ways Digital Mental Health Tools Can Support Frontline Workers

5 Ways Digital Mental Health Tools Can Support Frontline Workers

Published on: Dec 06 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Ways Digital Mental Health Tools Can Support Frontline Workers
Mental health is a basic human right, and a quality, coordinated mental health care system is necessary for Universal Health Coverage. Despite its critical importance to health and human flourishing, there is a massive mental...
What Are the Three Pillars That Motivate ICT4D Champions?

What Are the Three Pillars That Motivate ICT4D Champions?

Published on: Aug 16 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on What Are the Three Pillars That Motivate ICT4D Champions?
  The paper, What Motivates ICT4D Champions? seeks to identify the factors that motivate a person who champions ICT4D initiatives. Given the important contributions of ICT4D champions to initiative success, better understanding...
Lessons Learned about Distance Education for Teacher Training

Lessons Learned about Distance Education for Teacher Training

Published on: Aug 03 2023 by Mary Burns - 1 Comment
How has distance education for teacher professional development changed in the past decade, especially as a result of COVID-19? Addressing this question was one of the main impetuses for Education Development Center’s...
We Struggle to Make Progress on Meaningful Access to Information

We Struggle to Make Progress on Meaningful Access to Information

Published on: May 04 2023 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Information access is a fundamental driver of many of the goals in the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, yet many countries are struggling to make progress. A new analysis has found that statistical...
Are Your Digital Development Results in USAID’s DEEM Database?

Are Your Digital Development Results in USAID’s DEEM Database?

Published on: Sep 28 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Are Your Digital Development Results in USAID’s DEEM Database?
USAID created the Digital Strategy Digital Ecosystem Evidence Map (DEEM) to give us a searchable database and world map of digital development evidence from across the digital ecosystem. DEEM provides USAID staff, implementing...
Does Digital Development Foster Adverse Digital Incorporation?

Does Digital Development Foster Adverse Digital Incorporation?

Published on: Sep 22 2022 by Richard Heeks - 1 Comment
Digital systems are significantly associated with inequality in the global South. That association has traditionally been understood in terms of the digital divide or related terminologies whose core conceptualization is...
8 Lessons Learned Making Digital Finance Work for Women in MENA

8 Lessons Learned Making Digital Finance Work for Women in MENA

Published on: Jul 22 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 8 Lessons Learned Making Digital Finance Work for Women in MENA
Despite progress over the past few years, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region still has the largest gender gap in terms of women’s economic participation in the world. This economic divide also holds true when...
Two Blind Spots that Threaten Your ICT4D Project Success

Two Blind Spots that Threaten Your ICT4D Project Success

Published on: Oct 31 2019 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
One of the basic assumptions within the dominant development discourse is that new information and communication technology have a great potential for boosting democratisation processes all over the world, giving people...