Practical Insights on Open Innovation

What About Open Transfer Instead of Open Source Software?

What About Open Transfer Instead of Open Source Software?

Published on: May 09 2024 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
At a recent discussion about the Principles for Digital Development, a common debate took hold of participants: should we keep the Open Source clause in the “Open...
Digital Innovation is Not Free. We Need Low-Tech Options Now

Digital Innovation is Not Free. We Need Low-Tech Options Now

Published on: Mar 30 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Digital Innovation is Not Free. We Need Low-Tech Options Now
The past few months saw a lot of buzz around emerging digital technologies. There wasn’t a week going by without news of AI-enabled tools that create sophisticated...
The Rise and Fall of Innovation Labs in International Development

The Rise and Fall of Innovation Labs in International Development

Published on: Mar 16 2023 by Guest Writer - 12 Comments
“Innovation” has become a hugely popular word in the humanitarian and development sectors over the last 10 or 15 years. And amongst NGOs, UN agencies, and bilateral...
5 Things Humanitarian Innovators Can Learn From the Private Sector

5 Things Humanitarian Innovators Can Learn From the Private Sector

Published on: Feb 17 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Things Humanitarian Innovators Can Learn From the Private Sector
While simplified stories of success from the private sector are often unhelpful for humanitarian innovators, there are things that we can learn from entrepreneurial...
Apply Now: $200,000 for Youth-Led Social Impact Digital Solutions

Apply Now: $200,000 for Youth-Led Social Impact Digital Solutions

Published on: Jan 10 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $200,000 for Youth-Led Social Impact Digital Solutions
The world is facing multiple problems today. Millions of children are still out of school due to COVID-19, which is exacerbating and exposing massive education,...
Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!

Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!

Published on: Nov 19 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!
The Digital Public Goods Alliance is a network of partners from different sectors who contribute to the identification, support, scale-up, and proper use of digital...
Apply Now: $250,000 Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowships for Open Innovation

Apply Now: $250,000 Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowships for Open Innovation

Published on: Sep 23 2019 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Mark Shuttleworth, achieved great commercial success by building a commercial enterprise on Open Source software that was by its nature available for anyone to...
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...
Open Innovation Studio: Social Enterprise Collaboration in Cape Town

Open Innovation Studio: Social Enterprise Collaboration in Cape Town

Published on: Jul 23 2010 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In a world of increasing complexity organisations cannot afford to rely only on their own expertise and research. They need to associate, collaborate and share....