Practical Insights on User-Centered Design

3 Strategies for Responsibly Deploying Generative AI in Your Program

3 Strategies for Responsibly Deploying Generative AI in Your Program

Published on: May 30 2024 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Generative AI (GenAI) is remarkable, but to be truly useful it needs to do things that help your organization achieve its goals, safely, reliably and affordably...
ICT4D Pilotitis Causes and Remedies Framework

ICT4D Pilotitis Causes and Remedies Framework

Published on: May 23 2024 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Countries from low-and-medium income sectors have faced several long-standing challenges, including poverty, unemployment and an overburdened healthcare system....
3 Examples of Corner Use Cases Driving Digital Solution Innovation

3 Examples of Corner Use Cases Driving Digital Solution Innovation

Published on: Jun 12 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Examples of Corner Use Cases Driving Digital Solution Innovation
Two years ago, I joined Dimagi, who is well known for making CommCare, with the exciting but daunting prerogative to diversify the company’s portfolio. As an...
10 User-Centered Design Principles for mHealth Program Success

10 User-Centered Design Principles for mHealth Program Success

Published on: Oct 01 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 10 User-Centered Design Principles for mHealth Program Success
Mobile health services delivered over voice (IVR, helplines), text channels (SMS and USSD) and, increasingly, rich media (online content and apps), provide much-needed...
How Role Play Changed Our User Testing Methodology for Mobile Applications

How Role Play Changed Our User Testing Methodology for Mobile Applications

Published on: Feb 12 2018 by Praekelt Org - 1 Comment
I remember role-playing when I was young. I often pretended to be in the doctor’s consultation room where my friend would use a toy stethoscope to diagnose...
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...
The Number 1 Reason Why You Do Not Encrypt Email

The Number 1 Reason Why You Do Not Encrypt Email

Published on: May 22 2015 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Two new Pew Research Center studies are very enlightening around the American public’s perception of privacy, security, and surveillance. While both reports...
Which ICT4D Projects Use Progressive Design Principles?

Which ICT4D Projects Use Progressive Design Principles?

Published on: Feb 03 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Which ICT4D Projects Use Progressive Design Principles?
USAID is gathering information on ICT4D projects or activities that have embodied progressive project design principles to show how these principals can help technology...
Do Not Commit the 3 Fatal Sins in Disregarding End Users in ICT4D

Do Not Commit the 3 Fatal Sins in Disregarding End Users in ICT4D

Published on: Oct 28 2011 by Lindsay Poirier - Comments Off on Do Not Commit the 3 Fatal Sins in Disregarding End Users in ICT4D
In witnessing and celebrating the acknowledgement of failure for several ICT4D organizations at Fail Faire DC 2011, attendees were able to reflect on several...