Practical Insights on Mobile Solutions

Demand Aggregation: The Secret Ingredient to ICT4D Success

Demand Aggregation: The Secret Ingredient to ICT4D Success

Published on: Aug 01 2019 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
Many global international development organizations are using technology and mobile channels to better understand and reach their target populations. A substantial...
Register Now to Learn How to Use Mobile Phones for Public Health

Register Now to Learn How to Use Mobile Phones for Public Health

Published on: Jan 11 2017 by Tech Change - Comments Off on Register Now to Learn How to Use Mobile Phones for Public Health
In 2016, the number of global mobile subscriptions reached 8.5 billion — more than the number of people on this earth – yet at the same time, health systems...
Are Smartphones Making SMS Projects Obsolete?

Are Smartphones Making SMS Projects Obsolete?

Published on: Sep 21 2015 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Are SMS projects still relevant? Are toll-free phone numbers still needed? As more and more people in developing countries have access to cheap smartphones and...
8 Recommendations for Better User Testing of Mobile Products for Women

8 Recommendations for Better User Testing of Mobile Products for Women

Published on: Feb 06 2015 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
I was recently in Bangladesh, working with the GSMA Connected Women Innovation Fund grantee BRAC Bangladesh to conduct user testing for their mobile education product...
Free USAID Course: How To Use Mobile Data Solutions for Better Development Outcomes

Free USAID Course: How To Use Mobile Data Solutions for Better Development Outcomes

Published on: Jan 16 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Free USAID Course: How To Use Mobile Data Solutions for Better Development Outcomes
Leading global development organizations are just beginning to utilize mobile technologies to improve the efficiency and quality of the data they collect, manage,...
126 Million Reasons to Use Mobile Solutions in Education

126 Million Reasons to Use Mobile Solutions in Education

Published on: Aug 02 2013 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
126 million. The old adage says that there is strength in numbers, but in this case it is a sign of a global society that either cares too little or is not imaginative...
Worldreader Kits: eBooks in a Box for Hungry Young Minds

Worldreader Kits: eBooks in a Box for Hungry Young Minds

Published on: Jul 22 2013 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
Worldreader is one of my favorite organizations. They truly understand the needs of teachers and students in schools across Africa and work hard to bring relevant,...
Inspirational African Entrepreneurship in Mobile Hardware Technology

Inspirational African Entrepreneurship in Mobile Hardware Technology

Published on: Jul 08 2013 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on Inspirational African Entrepreneurship in Mobile Hardware Technology
At the recent Technology Salon on African-Led Mobile Innovation in Congo Brazzaville, we welcomed Verone Mankou, the head of VMK, a company in Congo Brazzaville...