Practical Insights on Software for ICT4D Projects

3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

Published on: May 12 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Electronic health records (EHRs) are digital medical charts. They contain information such as a patient’s demographics, medical history, and progress notes. The...
Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?

Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?

Published on: Jan 13 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?
Software developers around the world are seeing their salaries increase much faster than other professions. Everyone wants to hire a good software developer, engineer,...
5 Additional Ways to Create Digital Development Sustainability

5 Additional Ways to Create Digital Development Sustainability

Published on: Dec 23 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
We constantly talk about sustainability when designing and refining digital solutions, but what do we really mean when we say it? Josh Woodard’s post “Is It...
Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Published on: Jul 28 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The central problem of software is that anything can be built. With a physical structure, nature and physics puts some constraints on the space of ideas. With software,...
What is the Digital Technology Solution Stack for Country Resilience?

What is the Digital Technology Solution Stack for Country Resilience?

Published on: Jul 01 2021 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
A year ago, Skye Gilbert, Director, Digital Square, PATH and I wondered whether the COVID-19 pandemic would accelerate the pace of digital transformation, and recommended...
The Right to Repair Technology Solutions is a Development Issue

The Right to Repair Technology Solutions is a Development Issue

Published on: Jun 18 2021 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Who owns the device you are reading this blog post on? It may seem like a straightforward question until a power surge fries a key circuit or a stray elbow knocks...
New OpenLMIS Public-Private Partnership for Open Source Sustainability

New OpenLMIS Public-Private Partnership for Open Source Sustainability

Published on: Mar 17 2021 by Guest Writer - 10 Comments
OpenLMIS is looking toward the future. After launching in 2012 in two countries, OpenLMIS has grown to serve over 11,000 health facilities across 9 African countries....
Apply Now: $6,500 Funding for Open Source Humanitarian Projects

Apply Now: $6,500 Funding for Open Source Humanitarian Projects

Published on: Feb 15 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Open source software projects in the humanitarian aid sector often need programming, technical writing, and graphic design skills to produce high-quality solutions....
Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!

Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!

Published on: Nov 19 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!
The Digital Public Goods Alliance is a network of partners from different sectors who contribute to the identification, support, scale-up, and proper use of digital...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Improving Your Constituent Feedback Solution

Apply Now: $100,000 for Improving Your Constituent Feedback Solution

Published on: Nov 09 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
In countries all over the world, new digital tools are being created to help nonprofits, governments and donors listen to the people they seek to serve in new ways....