Practical Insights on Technology for ICT4D Projects

How LMIC Governments Can Benefit from the No-Code Revolution

How LMIC Governments Can Benefit from the No-Code Revolution

Published on: Aug 05 2022 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
No-code software application development is a paradigm shift sweeping the technology world. The research firm Gartner estimates that by 2025 around 70% of new applications...
Use Interactive Voice Response to Reach More African Women

Use Interactive Voice Response to Reach More African Women

Published on: Jul 21 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
An extract from Strong Connections As we wind our way slowly through the market in Accra, we stop to visit several clients of Opportunity International Savings...
Apply Now: $60,000 for Your Creative Ideas to Bridge the Digital Divide

Apply Now: $60,000 for Your Creative Ideas to Bridge the Digital Divide

Published on: Jul 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There are 2.9 billion unconnected people across the globe, an issue that was significantly exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to UNESCO, in 10 countries...
6 Ways to Start Decolonizing Data for Development Today

6 Ways to Start Decolonizing Data for Development Today

Published on: Jun 30 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Ways to Start Decolonizing Data for Development Today
If you work in data for development, you have likely heard about the potential of “data for good”. You might have even attended a webinar on how taking a more...
Introducing the Health Data Governance Principles

Introducing the Health Data Governance Principles

Published on: Jun 29 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Introducing the Health Data Governance Principles
 As technology is rapidly changing the world we live in, health systems around the world are increasingly using the power of digitisation. When utilised appropriately,...
Why We Need This New Tool to Measure Internet Resilience

Why We Need This New Tool to Measure Internet Resilience

Published on: Jun 22 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear that the Internet plays a critical role in society, and it’s underlined the importance of reliable Internet connectivity...
6 Digital Competency Areas for Mobile Phone Usage

6 Digital Competency Areas for Mobile Phone Usage

Published on: Jun 22 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Digital Competency Areas for Mobile Phone Usage
A framework that maps key digital competencies and proficiency levels can be a valuable way to support the design and assessment of mobile digital skills strategies...
Digital Inclusion is Not Just an Add-on for Tech Policy and Development

Digital Inclusion is Not Just an Add-on for Tech Policy and Development

Published on: Jun 09 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Digital Inclusion is Not Just an Add-on for Tech Policy and Development
The tech world is abuzz about the possibilities that Web3 and the metaverse can offer. Yet, approximately 2.2 billion people living with visual impairments stand...
USAID Artificial Intelligence Action Plan: Responsible AI in Development

USAID Artificial Intelligence Action Plan: Responsible AI in Development

Published on: Jun 01 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are increasingly prevalent in our lives—from digital voice assistants to personalized advertising and entertainment...
How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently

How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently

Published on: May 19 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently
  Internet penetration generates opportunities that can improve people’s well‐being. However, the existence of digital gaps can lead to a scenario...