Practical Insights on Principles for Digital Development

3 Data Types Every ICT4D Organization Needs – Your Weekend Long Reads

3 Data Types Every ICT4D Organization Needs – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Mar 10 2018 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on 3 Data Types Every ICT4D Organization Needs – Your Weekend Long Reads
After five years researching the effectiveness of non-profit organizations (NPOs) in the USA, Stanford University lecturer Kathleen Kelly Janus found that while...
Every Big Data Algorithm Needs a Data Storyteller and Data Activist – Your Weekend Long Reads

Every Big Data Algorithm Needs a Data Storyteller and Data Activist – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Mar 03 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 2 Comments
The use of big data by public institutions is increasingly shaping peoples’ lives. In the USA, algorithms influence the criminal justice system through risk...
In ICT4D We’re Principled, But Are We Practiced Enough? – Your Weekend Long Reads

In ICT4D We’re Principled, But Are We Practiced Enough? – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Feb 17 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 2 Comments
Starting with the Principles for Digital Development, we now have principles for many development sectors,and principles for cross-cutting themes, including principles...
We Need a Culture of Evidence-Informed Action in Technology for Social Change

We Need a Culture of Evidence-Informed Action in Technology for Social Change

Published on: Nov 20 2017 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
As a profession, the technology for social change field is at least a decade old. We can and should be working to professionalize, setting standards and improving...
Please RSVP Now: Practicing the Principles for Digital Development in East Africa

Please RSVP Now: Practicing the Principles for Digital Development in East Africa

Published on: Sep 13 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: Practicing the Principles for Digital Development in East Africa
Please RSVP now to join over 100 of your peers to learn how to put the Principles for Digital Development into practice in your organization on Thursday, October...
How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects

How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects

Published on: Jun 12 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects
Next year will mark 20 years since the term “open source software” was officially coined, and the “free software” movement has been around even longer....
Leaping into the Principles for Digital Development

Leaping into the Principles for Digital Development

Published on: Mar 07 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Leaping into the Principles for Digital Development
On Leap Day, Feb 29, over 260 people, representing more than 150 organizations participated in a Digital Development event held at FHI 360. It was an effort to...
We Must Build a Better Future for Digital Development

We Must Build a Better Future for Digital Development

Published on: Feb 29 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on We Must Build a Better Future for Digital Development
My name is Adele Waugaman and over the past year I’ve served as rapporteur for a series of community discussions on the Principles for Digital Development. The...
Please RSVP Now for Digital Development: From Principle to Practice

Please RSVP Now for Digital Development: From Principle to Practice

Published on: Jan 12 2016 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now for Digital Development: From Principle to Practice
“The Principles for Digital Development represent a commitment not only to innovation, but sustainable results,” said USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah in...
Where Are the International Education Program Principles?

Where Are the International Education Program Principles?

Published on: Jul 17 2015 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Recently, I was preparing for an education conference session and I was struck by the lack of design principles international education projects. Now I’m...