Practical Insights on eGovernment

The Number One Indicator of ICT4D Project Financial Sustainability

The Number One Indicator of ICT4D Project Financial Sustainability

Published on: Nov 07 2019 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
We often talk about project sustainability in information and communication for technology (ICT4D) programs, and as a result, we have multiple guides on how to...
Are Government M&E Systems Effectively Robust and Coordinated?

Are Government M&E Systems Effectively Robust and Coordinated?

Published on: Feb 15 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Are Government M&E Systems Effectively Robust and Coordinated?
The development community is increasingly interested in institutionalizing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in aid recipient governments as one strategy for...
The Future of Myanmar is Mobile Phones

The Future of Myanmar is Mobile Phones

Published on: Sep 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on The Future of Myanmar is Mobile Phones
Today, Myanmar has the same mobile phone usage as North Korea, Eritrea, and Cuba – less than 10% – yet technology restrictions are ending, three mobile operators...
How Nigeria Used ICT to Save 119 Billion Naira

How Nigeria Used ICT to Save 119 Billion Naira

Published on: Aug 21 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Nigeria Used ICT to Save 119 Billion Naira
Previously, I wrote about the need for management information systems to understand educational progress in developing countries. While that is sexy, as it shows...
6 Reasons Why eGovernment Succeeded in Colombia, Uruguay, and Panama

6 Reasons Why eGovernment Succeeded in Colombia, Uruguay, and Panama

Published on: May 31 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Reasons Why eGovernment Succeeded in Colombia, Uruguay, and Panama
According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Information Technology Report 2013, the recent experiences of Colombia, Uruguay, and Panama confirm the theories...
Mobile Computing in 1960s Taiwan: A Personal History of ICT in Economic Development

Mobile Computing in 1960s Taiwan: A Personal History of ICT in Economic Development

Published on: Sep 16 2011 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Mobile Computing in 1960s Taiwan: A Personal History of ICT in Economic Development
I am Alice Liu and I was working in the technology sector in California when I became interested in international development. I made the transition in 2005 and...
Why Should Ghana’s Parliament Members Get Free Laptops?

Why Should Ghana’s Parliament Members Get Free Laptops?

Published on: Dec 06 2010 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Recently in Ghana, the Minister of Communication, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, presented 230 laptops valued at $350,000.00 to the 230 members of parliament (MP), committees...
Government ICT Seriousness Rankings: Kenya Most Serious About ICT

Government ICT Seriousness Rankings: Kenya Most Serious About ICT

Published on: Jun 30 2010 by Alex Twinomugisha - 2 Comments
When it comes to ICTs, Government’s role is to create and sustain a conducive environment through regulation and legislation. In addition, a sound government...