Practical Insights on Data for ICT4D Projects

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 - Leave a Comment
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 - Leave a Comment
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...
Apply Now: £500,000 DFID Grant Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response

Apply Now: £500,000 DFID Grant Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Apr 28 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Governments and civil society in low- and middle-income countries often lack the digital infrastructure to capture, share, and use data in the timescales and distance...
4 Ways to Use National Data in African COVID-19 Digital Response

4 Ways to Use National Data in African COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Apr 23 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
At Cooper/Smith, we are working with Malawi’s Ministry of Health to help them prepare for and fight COVID-19. Here is what we did – other countries might...
3 Ways the Data Visualization Society Helps You with DataViz Problems

3 Ways the Data Visualization Society Helps You with DataViz Problems

Published on: Feb 27 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Ways the Data Visualization Society Helps You with DataViz Problems
Just about everyone I know in the ICT4D community has interacted with, presented, or created a chart, dashboard, infographic, or other data visualization. We’ve...
How DFID Uses Data to Make Development Program Decisions

How DFID Uses Data to Make Development Program Decisions

Published on: Dec 02 2019 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
As DFID aims to harness the Data Revolution, ensuring that data – both quantitative and qualitative information – drive decision-making, public accountability,...
RHIS Create a Culture of Data Use in Health Information Systems

RHIS Create a Culture of Data Use in Health Information Systems

Published on: Nov 27 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on RHIS Create a Culture of Data Use in Health Information Systems
Routine Health Information Systems (RHIS) are facility-based and ideally community-based systems that can form the main data source for daily planning and management...
A Responsible Data Maturity Model for Development Organizations

A Responsible Data Maturity Model for Development Organizations

Published on: Nov 21 2019 by Linda Raftree - 3 Comments
Over the past few months, I’ve been working with CARE to develop a Responsible Data Maturity Model (download as PDF or Word). This “RDMM” joins a growing...
3 Tips for Better Data Visualization of Your Project Outcomes

3 Tips for Better Data Visualization of Your Project Outcomes

Published on: Oct 23 2019 by Tech Change - Comments Off on 3 Tips for Better Data Visualization of Your Project Outcomes
The  value of good data visualization is imminently apparent for those of us that work in international development. How we tell stories with data and communicate...