Technology

Principles and Charters: A recipe for harmony in ICT4D?

There’s a phenomenon in the science world known as ‘multiple independent discovery‘. It’s where “similar discoveries are made by scientists working independently of each other” and the Theory of Evolution, the jet engine and the television can be counted among its ranks.

Green ICT: Taking Major Leaps to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Businesses

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From India to South Korea and beyond, businesses worldwide are scrambling to reduce their carbon footprint and trying to operate with a higher degree of environmental sustainability.

2014’s Top Global Health Stories—and What They Have to Do with Health Workers

Margarite NatheAs 2014 comes to an end, the international development community stands on the cusp of major new progress, particularly in global health and development—but the war and disease that marked this year could hinder that progress for decades to come.

Using GIS Technology to Reach Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Populations

ACDI2Colombian GIS Expert Carlos Julio Neisa is always looking for innovative ways to use maps and geographic data.

Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Yesterday’s #ICTchat Twitter Chat was a huge success! Our #ICTchat hashtag brought in over 2.5 million impressions on Twitter with 839 tweets and 135 contributors. Our participants were from The United States, Uganda, and Nigeria to name a few.

Tech is the easy part – don’t forget ‘peopleware’

AnthropologyThere’s a popular saying amongst the tech and development crowd that 10% of an ICT4D initiative is the tech and the rest is…. well, the rest.

Should International Businesses Be Cautious of the Cloud’s Security?

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In today’s technological age it’s rare to meet someone that doesn’t have an opinion on the cloud and its various applications in both the consumer and business worlds.

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