#TBT: Bringing the Digital Principles to Life in Jakarta

In February, the Digital Impact Alliance hosted its second Practicing the Principles event in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event shared insights from public and private sector implementers on how they are putting the Principles for Digital Development into practice, finding innovations and gaining efficiencies that are inspiring a new way to implement development projects. The Principles […]

DIAL’s Open Source Center on the Road

The DIAL Open Source Center (OSC) team has been busy scaling up its services since the beginning of the year. Our mission is to convene a vibrant and inclusive community for builders of free and open source software, promoting knowledge sharing, collaboration and co-investment in technology and human capacity to support positive social change in […]

Register Now: Practicing the Principles for Digital Development in Jakarta, Indonesia

The Principles for Digital Development are the distilled knowledge of hundreds of professionals and thousands of projects into nine best practice guidelines to improve the use of technology in development. The Digital Principles are currently endorsed by 88 organizations, including USAID, UNICEF, NDI, Grameen Foundation, IntraHealth International, SIDA, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and many more. The Digital Impact […]

Cross-Post: Why Are Women Less Likely to Own a Phone?

This article was featured on the NetHope blog. The original post can be found here.  Much has been written about the gender gap in mobile phone usage, specifically on why women are less likely to have access to this technology than men; why women are less likely to be technically literate than men; and why women […]

My Takeaway from AeHIN: The Critical Interoperability Layer is People

Last week in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, over 300 representatives from South and Southeast Asia Ministries of Health and global digital health experts gathered for the fifth general meeting of the Asian eHealth Information Network (AeHIN), a group that fosters peer-to-peer learning and networking with the goal of strengthening health systems through information and communication […]