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Do We Still Need to be Doing ICT4D Academic Research?

Do We Still Need to be Doing ICT4D Academic Research?

Published on: Jul 14 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The field of Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) has a history that dates back some 35–40 years (Avgerou, 2017; Heeks, 2014). The...
6 Digital Competency Areas for Mobile Phone Usage

6 Digital Competency Areas for Mobile Phone Usage

Published on: Jun 22 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Digital Competency Areas for Mobile Phone Usage
A framework that maps key digital competencies and proficiency levels can be a valuable way to support the design and assessment of mobile digital skills strategies...
IVR is the Killer App for Development Service Customer Acquisition

IVR is the Killer App for Development Service Customer Acquisition

Published on: Jun 16 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on IVR is the Killer App for Development Service Customer Acquisition
In low and middle income countries, ICT4D interventions have been used to improve outcomes in sectors such as health, agriculture, and education. Several such interventions...
10 Ways Educational Technology Can Reach the Most Marginalised Learners

10 Ways Educational Technology Can Reach the Most Marginalised Learners

Published on: May 26 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Ways Educational Technology Can Reach the Most Marginalised Learners
The experience of learning under Covid-19 has put the spotlight on EdTech and equity. It has reiterated that EdTech decision-makers — be they designers, providers,...
How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently

How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently

Published on: May 19 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Different Age Groups Use Internet Services Differently
  Internet penetration generates opportunities that can improve people’s well‐being. However, the existence of digital gaps can lead to a scenario...
Mothers Using Smartphones Have Healthier Babies in Indonesia

Mothers Using Smartphones Have Healthier Babies in Indonesia

Published on: Apr 06 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Mothers Using Smartphones Have Healthier Babies in Indonesia
Climate change threatens the next generation as young activists around the world tell world leaders insistently. The unborn are not exempt. Secular temperature...
Facebook Data Privacy Concepts Do Not Translate in Cambodia

Facebook Data Privacy Concepts Do Not Translate in Cambodia

Published on: Mar 31 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Facebook Data Privacy Concepts Do Not Translate in Cambodia
Privacy scholarship has shown how norms of appropriate information flow and information regulatory processes vary according to environment, which change as the...
3 Key Challenges to Data Cleaning in Digital Development Programs

3 Key Challenges to Data Cleaning in Digital Development Programs

Published on: Mar 30 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Key Challenges to Data Cleaning in Digital Development Programs
In the last decade, incredible improvements have been made on the data collection side that help the processing pipeline. However, various datasets are managed...
IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South

IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South

Published on: Mar 24 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South
There is little doubt that artificial intelligence technologies will be transformational. Breathtaking advances will be made, extraordinary wealth will be created,...
How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide

How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide

Published on: Mar 23 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide
Ten years ago, Bangladesh’s health information system was paper-based and built in a disorganised manner around the unique needs of different programmes and...