Practical Insights on Thought Leadership for ICT4D Projects

Why We Should Know the Origins of ICT4D Champions

Why We Should Know the Origins of ICT4D Champions

Published on: May 10 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Why We Should Know the Origins of ICT4D Champions
At the most recent gathering of ICT4D scholars in the North of England I asked how important and significant it is to research the origins of champions and leaders...
A Magnificent Milestone: DFID is 100th Endorser of Principles for Digital Development!

A Magnificent Milestone: DFID is 100th Endorser of Principles for Digital Development!

Published on: May 08 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on A Magnificent Milestone: DFID is 100th Endorser of Principles for Digital Development!
Today, DFID became the 100th endorsing organization for the Principles of Digital Development. Congratulations to the Digital Impact Alliance, DFID, and the international...
The Future of Digital Development is Local Entrepreneurship

The Future of Digital Development is Local Entrepreneurship

Published on: Apr 26 2018 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The future of digital development: who’s building it? This is Yar Zar Min Htoo and his cousin Michael Lwin. Six years ago they decided they wanted to use technology...
DFID’s Digital Strategy for Doing Development in a Digital World

DFID’s Digital Strategy for Doing Development in a Digital World

Published on: Apr 23 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on DFID’s Digital Strategy for Doing Development in a Digital World
I’m Frances Sibbet, the Digital Service Lead at the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). This is the lightning talk I delivered at the Digital...
When Will We Have Our Own Cambridge Analytica-Facebook Moment? Your Weekend Long Reads

When Will We Have Our Own Cambridge Analytica-Facebook Moment? Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Apr 21 2018 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on When Will We Have Our Own Cambridge Analytica-Facebook Moment? Your Weekend Long Reads
Facebook currently has a Cambridge Analytica problem. It is under severe pressure to explain how 87 million users had their personal data leaked and offer assurances...
Here is Your Chance to Help UNESCO Create Digital Inclusion Guidelines  – Your Weekend Long Reads

Here is Your Chance to Help UNESCO Create Digital Inclusion Guidelines – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Apr 14 2018 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Here is Your Chance to Help UNESCO Create Digital Inclusion Guidelines – Your Weekend Long Reads
In 2018 around half the world’s population will be online, which is a major achievement. It also means there is still much work to be done to include the other...
Please Register Now for MERL Tech DC 2018 and Submit Your Session Ideas

Please Register Now for MERL Tech DC 2018 and Submit Your Session Ideas

Published on: Apr 09 2018 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on Please Register Now for MERL Tech DC 2018 and Submit Your Session Ideas
Please sign up to present, register to attend, or reserve a demo table for MERL Tech DC 2018 on September 6-7, 2018 at FHI 360 in Washington, DC. We will engage...
3 Stages of ICT4D Solution Maturity: From Pilots to Professionalization

3 Stages of ICT4D Solution Maturity: From Pilots to Professionalization

Published on: Apr 05 2018 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Needs, markets, and innovation combine to produce technological change. This is as true in the international development sector as it is anywhere else. And within...
5 Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2018

5 Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2018

Published on: Apr 04 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2018
Please register now to join your peers and colleagues at SwitchPoint 2018, where humanitarian innovation, global health & technology collide on April 26-27,...
Breaking News: President Trump Appoints a Special Envoy for North Korea Negotiations

Breaking News: President Trump Appoints a Special Envoy for North Korea Negotiations

Published on: Apr 01 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Breaking News: President Trump Appoints a Special Envoy for North Korea Negotiations
WASHINGTON, D.C. – For Immediate Release, April 1, 2017 – The White House is proud to announce that President Donald J. Trump has appointed a new special envoy...