Practical Insights on Thought Leadership for ICT4D Projects

UNICEF Wants Your Input on Using Artificial Intelligence for Children

UNICEF Wants Your Input on Using Artificial Intelligence for Children

Published on: Sep 18 2020 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are fundamentally changing the world and affecting present and future generations of children. Children are already interacting...
Are You Deploying Technologies of Disempowerment?

Are You Deploying Technologies of Disempowerment?

Published on: Aug 27 2020 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
As noted in Technologies of Disempowerment, several technological systems for welfare delivery and social security in India have ended up disempowering many people,...
Mainstreaming Digital Development. Why It’s No Longer a Choice

Mainstreaming Digital Development. Why It’s No Longer a Choice

Published on: Jul 16 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
It’s been a crazy few months. As a company that’s remotely worked without any offices for six years now, we’ve watched as everyone has had to learn what we...
Global Digital Development Forum Was a 2,600 Participant Success! What Did We Learn?

Global Digital Development Forum Was a 2,600 Participant Success! What Did We Learn?

Published on: May 21 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
On May 6th, we hosted the inaugural Global Digital Development Forum that engaged over 2,600 participants during 16-hours of nonstop sessions from 4:00 GMT to 20:00...
Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum – a Virtual ICT4D Conference

Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum – a Virtual ICT4D Conference

Published on: Mar 30 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum – a Virtual ICT4D Conference
We are all rapidly mobilizing for COVID-19 Digital Response. At the same time, we still need to solve long-term challenges to achieve the Sustainable Development...
Coronavirus Canceled Your Conference – Let’s Organize a Virtual Event!

Coronavirus Canceled Your Conference – Let’s Organize a Virtual Event!

Published on: Mar 05 2020 by Wayan Vota - 67 Comments
With over 95,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus COVID-19 in 76 countries and over 3,200 deaths globally, in-person events are being canceled at an accelerated rate....
The Digital Principles are Rooted in Collaboration and Primed for Growth

The Digital Principles are Rooted in Collaboration and Primed for Growth

Published on: Feb 13 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Digital Principles are Rooted in Collaboration and Primed for Growth
The Principles for Digital Development are one of the most successful examples of collaboration and partnership in our industry. Created for development practitioners,...
Giving Thanks to 10 ICT4D Initiatives that Changed Development

Giving Thanks to 10 ICT4D Initiatives that Changed Development

Published on: Nov 28 2019 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
Today in the USA it is Thanksgiving, which historically was a day we gave thanks for a bountiful summer harvest and successful preparations for winter. These days...
What is in USAID’s First Ever Digital Development Strategy?

What is in USAID’s First Ever Digital Development Strategy?

Published on: Oct 24 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What is in USAID’s First Ever Digital Development Strategy?
Building on decades of USAID leadership in digital development, soon USAID will launch its first Digital Strategy (2019-2024), an Agency-wide vision for development...
Do We Have Too Many Theories in Digital Development?

Do We Have Too Many Theories in Digital Development?

Published on: Sep 19 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Do We Have Too Many Theories in Digital Development?
Theory of this, theory of that. It often feels as if we have a theory for everything in international development, and in ICT4D as a subset of overall development...