Practical Insights on Government

Ranking African Government Artificial Intelligence Readiness

Ranking African Government Artificial Intelligence Readiness

Published on: May 22 2024 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Oxford Insights Government AI Readiness Index aims to provide valuable insights for effective and responsible artificial intelligence integration into public services....
How to Bring Public Financial Management into the Digital Era

How to Bring Public Financial Management into the Digital Era

Published on: Nov 02 2023 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In our new paper and recent conference, we are critical of the prevailing paradigm for how we think about digital within public financial management (PFM). In short,...
What Happened? WorldCoin Crypto ID is Suspended in Kenya

What Happened? WorldCoin Crypto ID is Suspended in Kenya

Published on: Aug 04 2023 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What Happened? WorldCoin Crypto ID is Suspended in Kenya
WorldCoin is an open-source digital identification protocol that aims to democratize participation in the global economy. At its heart is a novel concept, World...
Apply Now: $100,000 OpenAI Grants for ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence Rules

Apply Now: $100,000 OpenAI Grants for ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence Rules

Published on: Jun 05 2023 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $100,000 OpenAI Grants for ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence Rules
Artificial intelligence will have significant, far-reaching economic and societal impacts. Technology shapes the lives of individuals, how we interact with one...
Introducing the USAID Digital Government Model

Introducing the USAID Digital Government Model

Published on: Jul 13 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Introducing the USAID Digital Government Model
The role of digital technology across sectors has become undeniable in recent years and it has transformed most aspects of public and private life, including government....
How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

Published on: Sep 30 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Civic space remains open in only two of Africa’s 54 countries. The reduction in safe public spaces in which democratic debate can take place represents a breach...
Aid Evolved Podcast: What to Do When Government Says No

Aid Evolved Podcast: What to Do When Government Says No

Published on: Apr 17 2021 by Rowena Luk - Comments Off on Aid Evolved Podcast: What to Do When Government Says No
  Aid, Evolved is a podcast about technology, poverty, and health. Every two weeks we’ll bring you a new episode about doing good, better. Our conversations...
Why Google and Apple Failed at COVID-19 Digital Response

Why Google and Apple Failed at COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Dec 10 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
Back in April 2020, Apple and Google announced COVID-19 contact tracing technology for iPhone and Android mobile phones. At our Global Digital Health Forum session...
5 Ways to Improve Data Use by Government Health Ministries

5 Ways to Improve Data Use by Government Health Ministries

Published on: Sep 04 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Ways to Improve Data Use by Government Health Ministries
Despite the growing recognition that quality, timely, and accessible data are essential to every country’s ability to deliver vaccines effectively to its population,...
Which African Governments Spy on Technology Users the Most?

Which African Governments Spy on Technology Users the Most?

Published on: Sep 21 2017 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Governments can legally spy on their residents in many ways, most of them hidden from our purview. However, telecommunications companies, now often a target of...