Practical Insights on Feedback Loops

How to Sustain and Support Your Mobile Data Collection Programs

How to Sustain and Support Your Mobile Data Collection Programs

Published on: Oct 03 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Sustain and Support Your Mobile Data Collection Programs
After months of painstaking research, field visits, interviews, building, and testing, you have finally launched your mobile data collection program with fully-loaded...
USAID Guide: How to Use Machine Learning in International Development

USAID Guide: How to Use Machine Learning in International Development

Published on: Sep 24 2018 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Emerging machine learning and artificial intelligence applications promise to reshape healthcare, agriculture, and democracy in the developing world, and show tremendous...
How Interactive Radio Can Improve Feedback and Accountability

How Interactive Radio Can Improve Feedback and Accountability

Published on: Jun 19 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Farm Radio International’s Listening Post is a methodology for collecting real-time, unfiltered feedback from farmers through a multi-channel platform linked...
Register Now: $120,000 for Civic Tech Ideas in Myanmar

Register Now: $120,000 for Civic Tech Ideas in Myanmar

Published on: Feb 08 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Register Now: $120,000 for Civic Tech Ideas in Myanmar
Are you interested using technology to help Myanmar? Do you have ideas on how public information could be made more accessible, key issues affecting the community...
How We Fought Ebola with Information

How We Fought Ebola with Information

Published on: Jan 25 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In December 2013, a little-known viral hemorrhagic fever in West Africa was detected in a forest region of Guinea. It was soon confirmed to be Ebola Virus Disease,...
How Can We Better Manage Informal Feedback?

How Can We Better Manage Informal Feedback?

Published on: Nov 14 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Can We Better Manage Informal Feedback?
Institutional deficits persistently obstruct our ability to ‘close the feedback loop.’ The most valuable community feedback is often given informally or face...
What Is the Logical Conclusion for Citizen Feedback Systems?

What Is the Logical Conclusion for Citizen Feedback Systems?

Published on: Nov 03 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on What Is the Logical Conclusion for Citizen Feedback Systems?
I’ll confess, I’ve never been a huge fan of M&E. While I absolutely love the data and statistics and numbers and fascinating insights of a good...
The ICT4D Funding Conundrum And Why Pilotitis Needs to Change

The ICT4D Funding Conundrum And Why Pilotitis Needs to Change

Published on: Oct 25 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The ICT4D Funding Conundrum And Why Pilotitis Needs to Change
I am Erica Hagen and in a recent post, I talked about how effective feedback loops are close to being realized in Dar es Salaam. In this post, I discuss the challenges...
12 Lessons Learned with ICTs for Monitoring and Accountability

12 Lessons Learned with ICTs for Monitoring and Accountability

Published on: Aug 17 2012 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on 12 Lessons Learned with ICTs for Monitoring and Accountability
New technologies are opening up all kinds of possibilities for improving monitoring and evaluation. From on-going feedback and crowd-sourced input to more structured...