Practical Insights on mobile

Top 5 Considerations for Choosing a Mobile Data Collection Tool

Top 5 Considerations for Choosing a Mobile Data Collection Tool

Published on: Nov 02 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
With the recent announcement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for the next fifteen years, it’s clear that there will be more intense scrutiny on organizations...
Top Tips for Converting Paper Forms to Digital Mobile Forms

Top Tips for Converting Paper Forms to Digital Mobile Forms

Published on: Sep 07 2015 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
  As mobile data collection tools become more user-friendly and smartphones/tablets become more affordable, international development practitioners are increasingly...
Please RSVP Now: Will P2P Financing Succeed Where Microfinance Has Failed?

Please RSVP Now: Will P2P Financing Succeed Where Microfinance Has Failed?

Published on: Jun 02 2015 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: Will P2P Financing Succeed Where Microfinance Has Failed?
 Lusaka Salon – June 11th – RSVP Now Micro-sized loans, often with macro-sized interest rates, were the craze back in the go-go ’90s, and fueled...
4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative

4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative

Published on: Sep 01 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative
Social norms and stigmas often lead to men owning mobile phones more often than women in many parts of the developing world. Sometimes when a woman does happen to...
mWomen: Where Mobile Tech and Women Intersect

mWomen: Where Mobile Tech and Women Intersect

Published on: Aug 06 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on mWomen: Where Mobile Tech and Women Intersect
If you’re active on Twitter you’ve probably come across the hashtag #mWomen. mWomen is a new tagline referring to mobile tools and programs centered on the...
Tools of the Mobile-Enabled Disaster Responder

Tools of the Mobile-Enabled Disaster Responder

Published on: Nov 27 2013 by Aaron Mason - 1 Comment
Responding after a natural disaster is one of the most challenging environments an ICT professional can find themselves in. Extreme weather, challenging logistics...
Is Your Project Ready to Launch, Scale or Partner? Present at the mEducation Alliance Symposium

Is Your Project Ready to Launch, Scale or Partner? Present at the mEducation Alliance Symposium

Published on: Jun 26 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Is Your Project Ready to Launch, Scale or Partner? Present at the mEducation Alliance Symposium
3rd Annual Mobiles for Education (mEducation) Alliance International Symposium: 2013- Commit Fair for Project Scaling October 15-16, 2013 Washington, DC Session...
8 Technology Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy

8 Technology Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy

Published on: May 15 2013 by Aaron Mason - Comments Off on 8 Technology Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy
Interested in joining the conversation? Sign up to get invited to our next event. The aftermath Hurricane Sandy saw massive response efforts including an unprecedented...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012

Published on: Feb 28 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012
High Tech Innovation in Africa: My last couple of “bi-weekly links” posts have featured African innovation and hardware creation. It’s been noted...
What did Vodafone and the UN Learn from Working Together?

What did Vodafone and the UN Learn from Working Together?

Published on: Oct 26 2011 by Jeffrey Swindle - Comments Off on What did Vodafone and the UN Learn from Working Together?
Recently leaders from the United Nations Foundation (UNF) and Vodafone Foundation gathered at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington,...