Practical Insights on Mobile Applications

Supervisory Applications: The Secret to Government Adoption Success

Supervisory Applications: The Secret to Government Adoption Success

Published on: Oct 10 2018 by Catholic Relief Services - 7 Comments
Arguably, the best option for digital development sustainability is for the government to fully adopt your technology intervention and integrate it into government...
6 Ways to Be Data Efficient When Developing Mobile Apps for African ICT4D Projects

6 Ways to Be Data Efficient When Developing Mobile Apps for African ICT4D Projects

Published on: Sep 05 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Ways to Be Data Efficient When Developing Mobile Apps for African ICT4D Projects
Here is what I’ve learned about being data efficient when developing mobile phone applications. The first and foremost thing, is to please the user by reducing...
The Feature Phone is Not Yet Dead in Africa – Your Weekend Long Reads

The Feature Phone is Not Yet Dead in Africa – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Feb 24 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 1 Comment
Quartz Africa reports that last year feature phones won market share from smartphones in Africa. The market share of smartphones fell to 39% in 2017 (from 45%),...
What Digital Development Future Do You Want to See in 2030?

What Digital Development Future Do You Want to See in 2030?

Published on: Feb 15 2018 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
What is the world you want to see in 2030? What do you want it to look like? I ask this question because I am concerned. I am worried. I am afraid. What will our...
How Role Play Changed Our User Testing Methodology for Mobile Applications

How Role Play Changed Our User Testing Methodology for Mobile Applications

Published on: Feb 12 2018 by Praekelt Org - 1 Comment
I remember role-playing when I was young. I often pretended to be in the doctor’s consultation room where my friend would use a toy stethoscope to diagnose...
Help! My Boss Wants a Mobile App

Help! My Boss Wants a Mobile App

Published on: Dec 04 2015 by Josh Woodard - 1 Comment
So you work in a development organization, and your boss comes to you and says, “We need an app!” If you’re not quite sure how to respond, don’t...
Africans Should be Developing for Smartphones, Not USSD or Feature Phones

Africans Should be Developing for Smartphones, Not USSD or Feature Phones

Published on: Jun 13 2012 by Wayan Vota - 14 Comments
Recently, TechCrunch made the bold prediction that in five years’ time, most sub-Saharan Africans will have smartphones. At first I thought this just more mobile...
Download the ICTworks Nokia App for Mobile Phones in the Ovi Store

Download the ICTworks Nokia App for Mobile Phones in the Ovi Store

Published on: Oct 15 2010 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Do you have a Nokia mobile phone? Want to keep up with ICTworks news and network activity? Then download the ICTworks Nokia app from the Nokia Ovi Store. Before...