Practical Insights on Sustainability

Digital Public Goods Need Sustainable Funding for Success

Digital Public Goods Need Sustainable Funding for Success

Published on: Nov 10 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Last year, the UN Global Pulse and the Digital Public Goods Alliance conducted qualitative research to understand the challenges with developing and deploying digital...
10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System

10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System

Published on: Oct 26 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System
Artificial intelligence has profound and dynamic positive and negative impacts on societies, the environment, ecosystems and human lives, including the human mind,...
Is Digital Health Part of the Climate Crisis Problem or Solution?

Is Digital Health Part of the Climate Crisis Problem or Solution?

Published on: Sep 29 2022 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
What is the biggest challenge to health this century? And will digital health make it better or worse? The answer to the first question is that the greatest threat...
The Web3 Ecosystem Playbook for Nonprofit Organizations

The Web3 Ecosystem Playbook for Nonprofit Organizations

Published on: May 11 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
In this post, I intend to provide a high-level overview of Web3 and how it can benefit nonprofits and civil society; I will illustrate some criticisms and risks...
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...
4 Things Humanitarian Innovators Need to Unlearn From the Private Sector

4 Things Humanitarian Innovators Need to Unlearn From the Private Sector

Published on: Feb 16 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
As most of us in the humanitarian sector would recognise, the idea that NGO leaders are less savvy than their private sector counterparts does not ring true....
5 Additional Ways to Create Digital Development Sustainability

5 Additional Ways to Create Digital Development Sustainability

Published on: Dec 23 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
We constantly talk about sustainability when designing and refining digital solutions, but what do we really mean when we say it? Josh Woodard’s post “Is It...
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...
Is It Finally Time to Retire Sustainability in ICT4D?

Is It Finally Time to Retire Sustainability in ICT4D?

Published on: May 06 2021 by Josh Woodard - 30 Comments
Talk – and debate – of the term “sustainability” in ICT4D is nothing new. The theme has been discussed on ICTworks for more than a decade....
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....