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The Present and Future of Data Collection and Analysis in ICT4D

The Present and Future of Data Collection and Analysis in ICT4D

Published on: Aug 08 2019 by Troy Etulain - 1 Comment
Facebook’s recent release of highly accurate population maps for Africa (as well as its impending release of the entire world), and the rising prominence of AI...
Can SMS Text Messages Improve the Reading Outcomes in Papua New Guinea?

Can SMS Text Messages Improve the Reading Outcomes in Papua New Guinea?

Published on: Apr 21 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The aim of the SMS Story research project was to determine if daily mobile phone text message stories and lesson plans would improve children’s reading in Papua...
Get a Dream Job in ICT4D and Fulfill Another News Year’s Resolution

Get a Dream Job in ICT4D and Fulfill Another News Year’s Resolution

Published on: Jan 10 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Get a Dream Job in ICT4D and Fulfill Another News Year’s Resolution
Do you love your job? I mean really love your job? Or do you go to work every day because that pays the bills? Might it be time to look for a dream job? One where...
Scaling the Use of Mobile Technologies for Development

Scaling the Use of Mobile Technologies for Development

Published on: Aug 28 2013 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on Scaling the Use of Mobile Technologies for Development
According to the latest GSMA statistics, nearly 50% of people own a mobile phone in the developing world and almost 70% have access to mobile phones. With mobile...
Teaching the Power of Text Messaging in Haiti

Teaching the Power of Text Messaging in Haiti

Published on: Mar 03 2013 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
I am Neelley Hicks and I spend a lot of energy telling people about FrontlineSMS and how it can transform communications for those living without Internet in the...
Get an ITC4D Job!  Journalism, eHealth, African ICT Policy

Get an ITC4D Job! Journalism, eHealth, African ICT Policy

Published on: Feb 09 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on Get an ITC4D Job! Journalism, eHealth, African ICT Policy
Project Director: Mobile Tech for Journalism: FrontlineSMS has received a grant from the Knight Foundation to design mobile tools for journalists, focusing on...
Why technology is only 10 percent of ICT solution success

Why technology is only 10 percent of ICT solution success

Published on: Jun 08 2011 by Anahi Ayala Iacucci - 5 Comments
In May 2010 the Ushahidi blog posted an awesome post fromChris Blow which was highlighting the importance of working through a Ushahidi project by thinking that...
Interact with SMS Demo and Live Debate at mHealth Summit 2010

Interact with SMS Demo and Live Debate at mHealth Summit 2010

Published on: Nov 09 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Interact with SMS Demo and Live Debate at mHealth Summit 2010
At mHealth Summit 2010, Inveneo is running a live conference SMS system where you can participate in both an SMS Demo and Live Debate from anywhere in the world. ...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Sept 1-14, 2010

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Sept 1-14, 2010

Published on: Sep 14 2010 by T. Ritse Erumi - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Sept 1-14, 2010
stLight.options({publisher:'b9de7637-ad14-4428-a74a-3b3ba4db6282'}); Welcome to the ICTworks bi-weekly ICT4D Retrospective, where we condense the last two weeks...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Aug 17-31, 2010

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Aug 17-31, 2010

Published on: Aug 31 2010 by T. Ritse Erumi - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Aug 17-31, 2010
Sending MMS your way: On August 26, the good folks over at FrontlineSMS, upped the ante with the addition of MMS capabilities to the latest release of their software....