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Reduce Your Digital Activism Ignorance Ratio with KNIME

Reduce Your Digital Activism Ignorance Ratio with KNIME

Published on: Apr 05 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Reduce Your Digital Activism Ignorance Ratio with KNIME
A few year ago, we ran a campaign targeting the Guatemalan Government, which generated a good deal of global public support (100,000 signatures, online activism,...
8 ICT4D Recommendations for iNGOs Working in Eastern Africa

8 ICT4D Recommendations for iNGOs Working in Eastern Africa

Published on: Feb 27 2017 by Matt Haikin - Comments Off on 8 ICT4D Recommendations for iNGOs Working in Eastern Africa
Transformative successes have been achieved by those harnessing information and communication technologies (ICT) for development (ICT4D), and yet many people still...
How to Develop and Implement Responsible Data Policies

How to Develop and Implement Responsible Data Policies

Published on: Nov 21 2016 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on How to Develop and Implement Responsible Data Policies
A friend reminded me at the MERL Tech Conference that a few years ago when we brought up the need for greater attention to privacy, security and ethics when using...
How Can We Better Manage Informal Feedback?

How Can We Better Manage Informal Feedback?

Published on: Nov 14 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Can We Better Manage Informal Feedback?
Institutional deficits persistently obstruct our ability to ‘close the feedback loop.’ The most valuable community feedback is often given informally or face...
Rethinking Informed Consent in Digital Development

Rethinking Informed Consent in Digital Development

Published on: Nov 07 2016 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on Rethinking Informed Consent in Digital Development
Most INGOs have not updated their consent forms and policies for many years, yet the growing use of technology in our work, for many different purposes, raises...
Oxfam’s Responsible Data Policy – Do You Have One Too?

Oxfam’s Responsible Data Policy – Do You Have One Too?

Published on: Sep 19 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Oxfam’s Responsible Data Policy – Do You Have One Too?
As a rights-based organization, Oxfam is committed to using data responsibly in order to uphold the rights of the individuals, groups, and organizations with...
Help Build a Cash Transfer Technology Catalog

Help Build a Cash Transfer Technology Catalog

Published on: Mar 09 2016 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
The number of technology tools to support digital payments and vouchers can be overwhelming, especially in humanitarian response, where time is limited and situations...
60 Million Displaced People Need New Technology for Cash Transfers

60 Million Displaced People Need New Technology for Cash Transfers

Published on: Aug 28 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
There are more refugees and displaced people in the world now than ever before. Fortunately, a much-needed transformation is afoot among humanitarian agencies responding...