Practical Insights on Culture

Language as a Cultural Barrier in ICT4E Deployments

Language as a Cultural Barrier in ICT4E Deployments

Published on: Apr 06 2012 by Lindsay Poirier - 1 Comment
When I started working on my ICT4E project a few months back, I thought I had all of my bases covered. It’s easy to fall into that groove. I learned quickly,...
The Social Side of ICT4D

The Social Side of ICT4D

Published on: Mar 16 2012 by Lindsay Poirier - 2 Comments
We all know that technology helps shape the way we work, learn, interact, and behave. We have also seen countless social issues come out of our own technology –online...
Why is IVR more popular in South Asia, while SMS is more accepted in Africa?

Why is IVR more popular in South Asia, while SMS is more accepted in Africa?

Published on: Dec 17 2010 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Recently at an mHealth meeting, I overheard an interesting comment. One of the speakers mentioned that Interactive Voice Response (IVR) is popular in South Asia...
Follow the Four C’s of ICT Deployment for Success

Follow the Four C’s of ICT Deployment for Success

Published on: Aug 21 2009 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
With the explosion of the field of ICT4D in the recent years including countless conferences, working groups, and projects being implemented both formally and informally,...