Practical Insights on Digital Principles

4 Digital Security Principles to Protect Yourself from a Cybersecurity Nightmare

4 Digital Security Principles to Protect Yourself from a Cybersecurity Nightmare

Published on: Feb 05 2018 by Praekelt Org - Comments Off on 4 Digital Security Principles to Protect Yourself from a Cybersecurity Nightmare
2017 was an exciting and terrifying year in cybersecurity news. The digital world saw an upsurge in headlining ransomware, disclosure of large-scale data leaks...
Introducing the Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development

Introducing the Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development

Published on: Jan 29 2018 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The estimated 1.5 billion people in developing countries who lack proof of identity may be denied access to rights and services – they may be unable to open...
4 Ways We Overcame ICT4D Pilotitis in Vietnam

4 Ways We Overcame ICT4D Pilotitis in Vietnam

Published on: Sep 20 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Ways We Overcame ICT4D Pilotitis in Vietnam
We all know the dangers of “pilotitis” in the ICT4D and mHealth space. The potential for new ideas and innovations is seemingly limitless, but challenges arise...
Please RSVP Now: Practicing the Principles for Digital Development in East Africa

Please RSVP Now: Practicing the Principles for Digital Development in East Africa

Published on: Sep 13 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: Practicing the Principles for Digital Development in East Africa
Please RSVP now to join over 100 of your peers to learn how to put the Principles for Digital Development into practice in your organization on Thursday, October...
Introducing WEST Principles: 8 Guidelines for Worker Engagement Interventions

Introducing WEST Principles: 8 Guidelines for Worker Engagement Interventions

Published on: Sep 04 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Over the last 6 years, the emergence of new worker engagement technologies has sparked industry wide discussions about the value of connecting with workers in a...
How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects

How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects

Published on: Jun 12 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects
Next year will mark 20 years since the term “open source software” was officially coined, and the “free software” movement has been around even longer....
3 Tensions with Software Sustainability in ICT4D

3 Tensions with Software Sustainability in ICT4D

Published on: May 03 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Tensions with Software Sustainability in ICT4D
At the Software Sustainability Institute, we are dedicated to making software a bonafide research output, and we argue that good software practices create better...
How to Develop and Implement Responsible Data Policies

How to Develop and Implement Responsible Data Policies

Published on: Nov 21 2016 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on How to Develop and Implement Responsible Data Policies
A friend reminded me at the MERL Tech Conference that a few years ago when we brought up the need for greater attention to privacy, security and ethics when using...
Should the Principles of Digital Development be Agile?

Should the Principles of Digital Development be Agile?

Published on: Oct 13 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Should the Principles of Digital Development be Agile?
Recently, Abt Associates endorsed the “Principles of Digital Development.” These nine principles have been widely adopted by international development funders...
Pop Quiz: Should You Need a License to Practice ICT4D?

Pop Quiz: Should You Need a License to Practice ICT4D?

Published on: Jul 07 2016 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The Kenyan government recently introduced the Information Communications Technology Practitioners Bill 2016 bill that would require every ICT practitioner to have...