Practical Insights on Software Development

How LMIC Governments Can Benefit from the No-Code Revolution

How LMIC Governments Can Benefit from the No-Code Revolution

Published on: Aug 05 2022 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
No-code software application development is a paradigm shift sweeping the technology world. The research firm Gartner estimates that by 2025 around 70% of new applications...
3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

Published on: May 12 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Electronic health records (EHRs) are digital medical charts. They contain information such as a patient’s demographics, medical history, and progress notes. The...
Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses

Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses

Published on: Apr 19 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses
While many artificial intelligence (AI) tools originated in the United States, Europe, and China, the development and adoption of AI in lower- and middle-income...
Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?

Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?

Published on: Jan 13 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?
Software developers around the world are seeing their salaries increase much faster than other professions. Everyone wants to hire a good software developer, engineer,...
Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Published on: Jul 28 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The central problem of software is that anything can be built. With a physical structure, nature and physics puts some constraints on the space of ideas. With software,...
What is the Digital Technology Solution Stack for Country Resilience?

What is the Digital Technology Solution Stack for Country Resilience?

Published on: Jul 01 2021 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
A year ago, Skye Gilbert, Director, Digital Square, PATH and I wondered whether the COVID-19 pandemic would accelerate the pace of digital transformation, and recommended...
Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software

Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software

Published on: Jun 12 2021 by Rowena Luk - Comments Off on Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software
Aid, Evolved is a podcast about technology, poverty, and health. Every two weeks we’ll bring you a new episode about doing good, better. Our conversations are...
New OpenLMIS Public-Private Partnership for Open Source Sustainability

New OpenLMIS Public-Private Partnership for Open Source Sustainability

Published on: Mar 17 2021 by Guest Writer - 10 Comments
OpenLMIS is looking toward the future. After launching in 2012 in two countries, OpenLMIS has grown to serve over 11,000 health facilities across 9 African countries....
Apply Now: $6,500 Funding for Open Source Humanitarian Projects

Apply Now: $6,500 Funding for Open Source Humanitarian Projects

Published on: Feb 15 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Open source software projects in the humanitarian aid sector often need programming, technical writing, and graphic design skills to produce high-quality solutions....
OpenLMIS is Seeking the Next Chapter in Open Source Sustainability

OpenLMIS is Seeking the Next Chapter in Open Source Sustainability

Published on: Jul 15 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on OpenLMIS is Seeking the Next Chapter in Open Source Sustainability
OpenLMIS is the leading logistics system used to track health products across national supply chains. It is also open source software, which is a key reason for...