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Well That Was a Failure

Well That Was a Failure

Published on: Oct 26 2017 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
In early 2015, I had a brilliant idea. I thought we could use sensors to have an impact on hypertension, which is a leading cause of heart attacks, stroke, sepsis,...
Please RSVP Now for Fail Fest DC 2014

Please RSVP Now for Fail Fest DC 2014

Published on: Nov 07 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Failure. No one likes to admit they failed. Yet, failure is normal. We all fail. More importantly, we must fail! Failure is the only true mark of leadership, innovation,...
RSVP Now for Fail Festival 2013: A Celebration of Failure in Development

RSVP Now for Fail Festival 2013: A Celebration of Failure in Development

Published on: Nov 12 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on RSVP Now for Fail Festival 2013: A Celebration of Failure in Development
Failure is the f-word of international development. Unspoken in polite company, but a reality in our work. We’re often in market failure environments,...
Failure is the F-Word in International Development

Failure is the F-Word in International Development

Published on: Nov 19 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Failure is the F-Word in International Development
On Friday night, I organized the third annual Fail Faire DC to celebrate failure as a mark of innovation and risk-taking. Check out the photos and Twitter stream...
You Are Invited to Fail Faire DC 2012

You Are Invited to Fail Faire DC 2012

Published on: Oct 25 2012 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; Fail Faire DC 2012 is a celebration of failure as a mark of innovation and risk-taking. Like our event in...
9 Lessons to Learn from Fail Faire UK 2012

9 Lessons to Learn from Fail Faire UK 2012

Published on: Jul 23 2012 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
We had an amazing sharing of failure at Fail Faire UK 2012, and amidst the laughter at how wrong we can be in deploying information and communication technologies...
Join us for Fail Faire UK 2012 – a celebration of failure

Join us for Fail Faire UK 2012 – a celebration of failure

Published on: Jun 20 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Join us for Fail Faire UK 2012 – a celebration of failure
Projects succeed, projects fail. The successes are always reported on, the failures are often filed away – pushed under the proverbial rug. Well, its time...
Celebrating Failure with a FailFaire at ICTD2012

Celebrating Failure with a FailFaire at ICTD2012

Published on: Mar 14 2012 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Celebrating Failure with a FailFaire at ICTD2012
. I am Mustafa Naseem and I am attending ICTD 2012, the premier conference for the field of Information and Communication Technology for Development. ICTD opened...
The Fail Faire DC 2011 Impact: A Renaissance of Failure in ICT4D

The Fail Faire DC 2011 Impact: A Renaissance of Failure in ICT4D

Published on: Oct 24 2011 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Two weeks ago, ICTworks led the organization of Fail Faire DC, an amazing celebration of failure as a mark of leadership, innovation, and risk-taking in pushing...
If You’re Not Failing at ICT4D, You’re Not Trying Hard Enough

If You’re Not Failing at ICT4D, You’re Not Trying Hard Enough

Published on: Oct 19 2011 by Lindsay Poirier - 5 Comments
var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; The word failure has always held a negative connotation. It makes sense. Failure represents effort, time,...