4 Reasons to Shift Your Technology Career to Social Impact Firms

4 Reasons to Shift Your Technology Career to Social Impact Firms

Published on: Aug 11 2022 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
For the last few months, logging into LinkedIn has felt like opening a window to a slow motion train crash. After years of a tech golden age, tech companies of all sizes, from startups to large behemoths, are experiencing...
Apply Now: 4 Ways to Launch Your Digital Development Career Today

Apply Now: 4 Ways to Launch Your Digital Development Career Today

Published on: Jan 03 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Do you want to start our grow your career in digital development? Are you excited to use ICT4D to increase impact in 2022? Can you imagine yourself accelerating social and economic advancement around the world? Then jump...
Get a Dream ICT4D Job and Fulfill Your Key New Year’s Resolution Now

Get a Dream ICT4D Job and Fulfill Your Key New Year’s Resolution Now

Published on: Jan 01 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Get a Dream ICT4D Job and Fulfill Your Key New Year’s Resolution Now
Do you love your job? I mean really love your work? Or do you struggle through your day, bored and disappointed, because that pays the bills? Might it be time to look for a dream job? A role where it doesn’t even feel...
A Digital Decade Must Put Local Teams Before Global Technology

A Digital Decade Must Put Local Teams Before Global Technology

Published on: Oct 01 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on A Digital Decade Must Put Local Teams Before Global Technology
Recently, there’s been lots of events around the UN General Assembly on the themes of digital cooperation, and investing in digital public goods to herald a new digital decade.  Our team at Public Digital found lots to...
Get Your Dream Job in Digital Development – Your Weekend Long Reads

Get Your Dream Job in Digital Development – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Feb 23 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Get Your Dream Job in Digital Development – Your Weekend Long Reads
Do you love your job? I mean really love your work? Or do you go to your office every day because that pays the bills? Might it be time to look for a dream job? One where you look forward to your work because it doesn’t...
Is a Post-ICT4D World Coming? What Will You Do About It?

Is a Post-ICT4D World Coming? What Will You Do About It?

Published on: Jan 10 2019 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
I’m finding great unease in recent conversations with leading technology for development practitioners in Washington, DC and elsewhere. They are all nervous about where the international development industry is headed,...
The Pros and Cons of Employment Automation and Digitization – Your Weekend Long Reads

The Pros and Cons of Employment Automation and Digitization – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: May 19 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 2 Comments
Digitization will have profound effects on the world of work. According to McKinsey, while technology will lift productivity and economic growth, up to 375 million people may need to switch occupations or upgrade their skills....
Your Current ICT4D Skills Should Be Obsolete in Five Years

Your Current ICT4D Skills Should Be Obsolete in Five Years

Published on: Nov 16 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Your Current ICT4D Skills Should Be Obsolete in Five Years
What is the role of ICT4D professionals within an international development organization? I was recently asked this question by three large USAID implementing partners. Each organization was wondering if ICT4D should be...
How to Hire Local National ICT4D Staff

How to Hire Local National ICT4D Staff

Published on: Feb 22 2017 by Kristen Roggemann - 10 Comments
Kabul, 2016. I’d been here before: a cold cup of Nescafe and stack of overly formatted CVs on the table next to me, an over-worked HR officer slow-blinking at me from across the room in subtle panic. Of the 35 CVs in the...