Practical Insights on Microsoft

How You Can Responsibly Share Data in Digital Development

How You Can Responsibly Share Data in Digital Development

Published on: Jan 30 2019 by Catholic Relief Services - Leave a Comment
Whenever the issue of sharing data securely between partners or donors comes up, everyone always wants to talk about the don’ts. Don’t share via Dropbox; Don’t...
Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development Forum Central America

Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development Forum Central America

Published on: Apr 28 2016 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development Forum Central America
June 23-24 – San Salvador – RSVP Now Over the past decade, mobile Internet access has rapidly expanded across Central America to cover nearly 90% of...
How to Implement an ICT4D Strategy in an International Development Organization

How to Implement an ICT4D Strategy in an International Development Organization

Published on: May 27 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Implement an ICT4D Strategy in an International Development Organization
The growing access to information and communication technologies in developing communities is having a transformative effect on the way in which international relief...
3 Steps for Microsoft + Nokia Success in Africa

3 Steps for Microsoft + Nokia Success in Africa

Published on: Sep 06 2013 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Its hardly news now that Microsoft dropped a relatively modest US$ 7.2 Billion to acquire Nokia’s handset and software services business as well as some patents...
Linux vs. Microsoft is the most useless debate in ICT4D

Linux vs. Microsoft is the most useless debate in ICT4D

Published on: May 25 2012 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
At an ICT4Edu conference in Kyrgyzstan, I was treated to a yelling match between technologists and educators on the brilliance or foolishness of installing Linux-based...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for March 28 – April 10, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for March 28 – April 10, 2012

Published on: Apr 10 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for March 28 – April 10, 2012
OLPC in Peru: This is not breaking news. The controversy over the effectiveness of OLPC has been the topic of much debate since its inception in 2005. A new...
83% of all PC Software in East Africa is Pirated: Does it Matter?

83% of all PC Software in East Africa is Pirated: Does it Matter?

Published on: Nov 23 2011 by Wayan Vota - 20 Comments
In the global market for personal computers, 2010 was a watershed year. For the first time PC shipments to emerging economies outpaced those mature markets,...
What the Nokia-Microsoft Deal Means for Nigerian Software Developers

What the Nokia-Microsoft Deal Means for Nigerian Software Developers

Published on: May 18 2011 by Loy Okezie - 2 Comments
It is no longer news that Nokia’s market share has been suffering. Even the company’s CEO once said that Nokia is failing to compete and losing ground to competitors...
How to Survive and Thrive with Windows 7 Price Increases

How to Survive and Thrive with Windows 7 Price Increases

Published on: Oct 06 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How to Survive and Thrive with Windows 7 Price Increases
Microsoft has introduced the Windows 7 operating system, and it seems to be a worthy replacement for Windows XP, which is EoL on October 22. Windows 7 has a much...
In 18 Days, the Worlds Ends: No New Computers with Windows XP

In 18 Days, the Worlds Ends: No New Computers with Windows XP

Published on: Oct 04 2010 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
For the last several years, Microsoft has threatened to end the ability of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to install Windows XP on their hardware. Yet...