Practical Insights on Open Data

The Ongoing Challenge of Protecting Privacy in Digital Development

The Ongoing Challenge of Protecting Privacy in Digital Development

Published on: Apr 18 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Ongoing Challenge of Protecting Privacy in Digital Development
As digital is increasingly integrated into development, privacy protection will become more critical (and more complex), especially for individuals with greater...
How to Balance the Tension Between Open Data and Privacy and Security?

How to Balance the Tension Between Open Data and Privacy and Security?

Published on: Mar 21 2016 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on How to Balance the Tension Between Open Data and Privacy and Security?
At the Digital Development: From Principles to Practice Forum, ICT4D practitioners came together to discuss the inherent tensions between open and interoperable...
Missed Opportunities in Using Tech to Fight Violence Against Women

Missed Opportunities in Using Tech to Fight Violence Against Women

Published on: Aug 05 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Missed Opportunities in Using Tech to Fight Violence Against Women
Technology is a key piece in preventing and ending violence against women. As the number of women with access to the Internet and Internet-enabled devices increases,...
3 Steps to Implement USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579

3 Steps to Implement USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579

Published on: Jul 01 2015 by Siobhan Green - 7 Comments
As promised, here is an overview of the steps needed to create an open data plan in order to be compliant with USAID’s new Open Data Policy It is really easy...
4 Ways We Can Do More With Open Government Data

4 Ways We Can Do More With Open Government Data

Published on: Apr 21 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Ways We Can Do More With Open Government Data
I am Nancy McGuire Choi and I really enjoyed the recent “Do More With Data” event with State Department’s Foreign Assistance Resources office,...
How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

Published on: Mar 18 2015 by Josh Woodard - Comments Off on How Can We All Profit From Development Data?
Big data has been called the new oil, and it is easy to see why. In its raw form, it provides limited value, but with the right refinement it has the potential...
Please RSVP for Digital Development Principle 6: Open ICT4D

Please RSVP for Digital Development Principle 6: Open ICT4D

Published on: Feb 02 2015 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Futures Group and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs are pleased to invite you to RSVP now for Principle 6 for Digital Development: Using...
How Will You Be Compliant with USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579?

How Will You Be Compliant with USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579?

Published on: Dec 02 2014 by Siobhan Green - Comments Off on How Will You Be Compliant with USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579?
USAID published their Open Data policy, ADS 579, and have begun including language in all contracts and cooperative agreements after October 1, 2014 to require...
A GIS First Step Towards Open Data in USAID Grant Requirements

A GIS First Step Towards Open Data in USAID Grant Requirements

Published on: Sep 08 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Have you read the recent USAID/Malawi RFA for The Girls’ Empowerment through Education and Health Activity (ASPIRE)? There on page 13, wedged between the...
3 Steps for Data Transformation: Turning Numbers into Knowledge

3 Steps for Data Transformation: Turning Numbers into Knowledge

Published on: May 26 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Steps for Data Transformation: Turning Numbers into Knowledge
Do you feel like there’s a new software or platform offered every day, promising to streamline your business process, reduce costs, and make you an instant data...