How to Safely Collect Data Remotely During COVID-19 Digital Response

How to Safely Collect Data Remotely During COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Apr 22 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Please RSVP Now to learn more about data collection solutions at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5. Our amazing agenda features multiple sessions dedicated to different data collection approaches, opportunities,...
10 Tips for Better Remote Data Collection with Mobile Phone Surveys

10 Tips for Better Remote Data Collection with Mobile Phone Surveys

Published on: Mar 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 10 Tips for Better Remote Data Collection with Mobile Phone Surveys
Many international development organizations invest heavily in phone-based surveys to gather high-quality feedback and project evaluation data. When done correctly, phone-based phone surveys can get fast constituent data...
6 Takeaways From COVID-19 Remote Data Collection in Rural DRC

6 Takeaways From COVID-19 Remote Data Collection in Rural DRC

Published on: Feb 11 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Helping USAID ensure accountability and results through monitoring, evaluation, and learning (ME&L) presented a multitude of challenges this year. The COVID-19 pandemic required physical distancing, travel restrictions,...
11 AgriTech Findings From West African Smallholder Farmers

11 AgriTech Findings From West African Smallholder Farmers

Published on: Feb 03 2021 by Guest Writer - 6 Comments
The public ICT4Ag discussion is often focused on the use of smartphones and sophisticated applications. This often neglects more traditional channels and can unfairly prejudice agritech practitioners to exclude older technologies. The...
Africans Are Very Concerned About COVID-19 and Their Health System’s Readiness

Africans Are Very Concerned About COVID-19 and Their Health System’s Readiness

Published on: Mar 19 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Novel coronavirus is now a global pandemic with over 220,000 confirmed COVID-19 infections and 9,000 deaths worldwide. African country governments are taking this new epidemic seriously. They know firsthand from the HIV...
Help WHO Define Digital Client Records for Health Information Systems

Help WHO Define Digital Client Records for Health Information Systems

Published on: Aug 12 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Help WHO Define Digital Client Records for Health Information Systems
A digital client record is a persistent record of an encounter at the point of care or service delivery between a health service provider and individuals (clients, patients) that is recorded in a digital format. The digital...
Where Are the Solution Design Conflicts in ICT4D Project Development?

Where Are the Solution Design Conflicts in ICT4D Project Development?

Published on: Apr 25 2019 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
The solution design process is critical to the success of an ICT4D project, yet surprisingly little is known about collaboration between stakeholders and developers during this important stage. In fact, there are often great...
Four Surprising Ways Mode and Gender Can Transform Your Survey Data

Four Surprising Ways Mode and Gender Can Transform Your Survey Data

Published on: Mar 13 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Four Surprising Ways Mode and Gender Can Transform Your Survey Data
With the enormous growth of mobile connectivity in developing countries and the proliferation of apps enabling easy collection of data via mobile technologies, governments and development practitioners have been racing to...
Do Financial Incentives Increase SMS Survey Response Rates?

Do Financial Incentives Increase SMS Survey Response Rates?

Published on: Nov 14 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Do Financial Incentives Increase SMS Survey Response Rates?
When organizations set out to use our platform for mobile data collection via SMS or IVR, implementers often ask, “what response rate will I get from my survey?”, or “how can I increase my response rate?” The truth...