Ushahidi Users

Weekly: Crowdmap Embeds, Upgrade 2.7 Help

From press freedom in Kenya to wind turbines in Wales, we have your weekly Ushahidi fix on all the products and upcoming events. First off, we want to extend a huge thanks to our community of supporters for helping BRCK achieve the funding goal.

Fail Smart: 8 Points for Pilot Planning

[Ed. Note: This guest post by Alix Dunn, engine room, is very much in line with suggestions in the Ushahidi Toolkits. About Alix: Alix Dunn has a background in research about and training in the use of technology and media for social change.

Weekly: Upcoming Events in San Fran, NYC

Happy Week! We have a number of upcoming community events both online and in person: SanFran, NYC and even a livestream from Stockholm!

Upgrade Day 2.7: May 30 – 31, 2013

We’re hosting the 3rd Community-wide Upgrade Day on the May 30 – 31, 2013, to help those of you running older versions of the platform get upgraded to the latest and most secure version of Ushahidi.

Series: How to fight corruption with online tools (Morocco)

[This blog series will focus on anti-corruption and transparency mapping. We’ll post about best practices and feature some of the strategies to connect policy and action with online savvy. Resources and Research will live on the: Wiki pages dedicated to Anti-Corruption and Transparency. Today's post is from Tarik Nesh-Nesh, Transparency International Morocco.

Weekly: Umati & BRCK Videos, Crowdmap in Action

What a Week! The whole team wants to fall over with all the product delivery. In this week’s report, more about BRCK and Crowdmap Public Beta. Plus, we’ve got a Deployment of the Week from Pakistan and a google hangout all about monitoring Dangerous Speech with the Umati Research.

Ushahidi version 2.7 – Bamako

It’s that time again when the Ushahidi ninjas package what they have been working on – 2.7 version of the platform. This release is dubbed Bamako!! It is quite a huge one with many changes including some security fixes. (We name all our software releases after cities in Africa.)

Weekly: Crowdmap Teaser, Omidyar Report on Entrepreneurship in Africa

In the weekly, we’ve got Crowdmap teasers, a water stewardship Deployment of the Week and are featuring the Omidyar Report on Accelerating Entrepreneurship in Africa.

5 Things to get started on Ushahidi Project

You’ve landed here because you are interested in how to get started. Using Ushahidi or Crowdmap Classic requires a bit more than just creating a map with hope that folks will discover and use it.

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