Which Are More Useless: Hackathons or App Contests?

Which Are More Useless: Hackathons or App Contests?

Published on: Dec 08 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Not a week goes by without an invitation to participate in a hackathon, or the announcement of yet another app contest. Yet, what is the actual impact of either? After a long debate on Facebook, I still see both are often...
CrowdGlobe: The Dead Ushahidi reality behind 12,795 Ushahidi Crowdmaps

CrowdGlobe: The Dead Ushahidi reality behind 12,795 Ushahidi Crowdmaps

Published on: Aug 29 2012 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
CrowdGlobe has analyzed both Ushahidi and Crowdmap data as well as its user base. The Ushahidi platform, which means, “witness” in Swahili, is a free and open source tool that integrates information collection...
Why technology is only 10 percent of ICT solution success

Why technology is only 10 percent of ICT solution success

Published on: Jun 08 2011 by Anahi Ayala Iacucci - 5 Comments
In May 2010 the Ushahidi blog posted an awesome post fromChris Blow which was highlighting the importance of working through a Ushahidi project by thinking that the tool is only 10% of your project. I loved that blog post...