BLOG: 5 Things Digital Public Goods Software Projects Need to Scale
The need to accelerate progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals has led to investment in digital tools that support social objectives. Here are some things we have learned through deep programmatic engagements with 30 DPGs, from the 134 DPGs in our community, and through collaborations with organizations like Digital Square and the Digital Public Goods Alliance.
WEBINAR: World Economic Forum, case for Digital Public Goods Foundation
Recording of WEF webinar where DIAL discusses the role of open source software designed in support of the Sustainable Development Goals. The webinar addresses the role software plays in international development and make the case for convening a multi-stakeholder effort to develop support to support these products to achieving long term sustainability and shared value.
PRESENTATION: Case for Independent Software Foundation for Digital Public Goods
The ambition of digital public goods, to co-invest in shared open source technology investments to accelerate achieving the sustainable development goals, requires not only investment in their creation, but also a mechanism for long term support. We are argue that the creation of an independent software foundation is critical for the long term sustainability of digital public goods.