Practical Insights on Local ICT Partners

The Future of International Development Programmes in the Digital Age

The Future of International Development Programmes in the Digital Age

Published on: Sep 01 2021 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
In January 2021, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH conducted a series of interviews as part of a strategic foresight project....
3 Lessons Learned Championing Local Leadership in Development

3 Lessons Learned Championing Local Leadership in Development

Published on: Aug 12 2021 by Catholic Relief Services - 2 Comments
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the international development and humanitarian sector to adapt to a different operational model, with most international staff...
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...
3 Ways to Engage and Support Local Technology Innovators

3 Ways to Engage and Support Local Technology Innovators

Published on: May 03 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Ways to Engage and Support Local Technology Innovators
On March 9, I moderated a workshop called “How to Engage and Support Local Innovators” at the USAID Digital Development Forum. I was joined by three...
4 Requirements for Technology Project Sustainability

4 Requirements for Technology Project Sustainability

Published on: Feb 09 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Requirements for Technology Project Sustainability
I am often called in to help when a technology project has gone awry. For example, once a partner organization gifted a network-attached storage server (NAS) to...
Want ICT4D Program Success? Then Hire and Empower Local Staff like David Rodriguez

Want ICT4D Program Success? Then Hire and Empower Local Staff like David Rodriguez

Published on: Aug 06 2012 by Linda Raftree - 1 Comment
In the International NGO sector, we often discuss ways that development organizations can better bridge development and ICTs. If you ask me, this video shows one...
3 Reasons Why Local ICT Partners are Critical for Implementation Success

3 Reasons Why Local ICT Partners are Critical for Implementation Success

Published on: Apr 27 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why Local ICT Partners are Critical for Implementation Success
I saw this slide at a recent workshop and for me it states the obvious – having a good ICT partner is critical for a technology project to succeed. Then again,...