Practical Insights on Internet of Things

New USAID Digital Ecosystem Framework for International Development

New USAID Digital Ecosystem Framework for International Development

Published on: Sep 29 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Digital technologies are becoming more accessible and have brought the promise of enormous benefits from digitalization. These tools and services can advance freedom...
Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Published on: Jul 16 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The impact of new tech shouldn’t be disappointing, but it often is.  Dr. Hans Rosling complained during the Ebola response that there were “hundreds of health-care...
Apply Now: $25,000 Seed Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Apply Now: $25,000 Seed Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Published on: Jul 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
The COVID-19 crisis had an unprecedented impact on our society. The crisis has exposed the fragility of the current system’s functioning across the globe, but...
Apply Now: €650,000 Africa Startup Funding for Fintech Agritech eHealth

Apply Now: €650,000 Africa Startup Funding for Fintech Agritech eHealth

Published on: Apr 26 2021 by Wayan Vota - 23 Comments
Emerging technology sectors such as Fintech, Agritech, and Digital Health are solving some of Africa’s most pressing problems and contributing significantly to...
Apply Now: $1 Million Cisco Technology for Good Startup Funding

Apply Now: $1 Million Cisco Technology for Good Startup Funding

Published on: Jan 11 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
A new generation of entrepreneurs are using emerging innovations like the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technologies to connect devices and data in tech-enabled...
The Role of Open Source Hardware in COVID-19 Digital Response

The Role of Open Source Hardware in COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Aug 19 2020 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
There has been a long history – both successful and less positive – of open source in international development. This has been driven by the creativity,...
Apply Now: $500 Million for COVID-19 Digital Response from IsDB Group

Apply Now: $500 Million for COVID-19 Digital Response from IsDB Group

Published on: Apr 20 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The coronavirus pandemic has shown us that our survival depends on how much we invest in science, technology and innovation. We need the necessary tools to be more...
Digital Technologies Are Part of the Climate Change Problem

Digital Technologies Are Part of the Climate Change Problem

Published on: Feb 20 2020 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
The digital technology industry is one of the least sustainable and most environmentally damaging industrial sectors in the modern world. Its leaders have long...
How Engineers Can Leverage Internet of Things for Better Development Interventions

How Engineers Can Leverage Internet of Things for Better Development Interventions

Published on: Sep 16 2019 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Typically, an engineer’s role in addressing global poverty challenges has often been confined to the engineering problem facing community, regional or national...
ICT4D Hype Cycle for 2019: AI, Blockchain, Chatbots, Data, And…

ICT4D Hype Cycle for 2019: AI, Blockchain, Chatbots, Data, And…

Published on: Aug 15 2019 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Back in 2014, we posted our first Development Hype Cycle to showcase how technologies move from initial invention to widespread application. We followed it up with...