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The Definitive Guide to Mobile Data Collection in International Development

The Definitive Guide to Mobile Data Collection in International Development

Published on: Nov 21 2018 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Are you mobile data collection curious? Do you have colleagues who always ask you how to collect qualitative and quantitative data using mobile devices? Or do you...
How to Sustain and Support Your Mobile Data Collection Programs

How to Sustain and Support Your Mobile Data Collection Programs

Published on: Oct 03 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Sustain and Support Your Mobile Data Collection Programs
After months of painstaking research, field visits, interviews, building, and testing, you have finally launched your mobile data collection program with fully-loaded...
7 Training Tips for Launching a Mobile Data Collection Platform

7 Training Tips for Launching a Mobile Data Collection Platform

Published on: May 15 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 7 Training Tips for Launching a Mobile Data Collection Platform
Effective training is a critical building block of any successful mobile data collection project. Data management systems require ongoing maintenance updates. Without...
Do You Eat Your Own ICT4D Dog Food?

Do You Eat Your Own ICT4D Dog Food?

Published on: Nov 30 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Do You Eat Your Own ICT4D Dog Food?
In software development, there is a term called “eating your own dog food” – meaning using your own software to better understand and address your...
5 Reasons Why Platforms Are Better Than Bespoke Technical Solutions

5 Reasons Why Platforms Are Better Than Bespoke Technical Solutions

Published on: Jul 04 2016 by Natasha Beale - 8 Comments
For many organizations, the struggle to choose between platform and bespoke solutions is becoming more and more unwieldy as technology choices increase exponentially....
Top Tips for Converting Paper Forms to Digital Mobile Forms

Top Tips for Converting Paper Forms to Digital Mobile Forms

Published on: Sep 07 2015 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
  As mobile data collection tools become more user-friendly and smartphones/tablets become more affordable, international development practitioners are increasingly...