How the Digital Principles Serve as a Guide to Better Solutions

For over a decade, the Principles for Digital Development have helped development practitioners enhance the design and efficacy of tech-enabled projects and programs, evolving alongside present needs and new innovations. In the Digital Impact Alliance’s (DIAL) role as steward of the Principles, we have aimed to highlight how the Digital Principles are relevant and useful throughout a project’s lifecycle.   In recent months, COVID-19 has massively impacted countless development programs and projects, with organizations scrambling to fulfill deliverables while also determining how […]

Cross-Post: DFID endorses the Principles for Digital Development, How the Principles lead to better designed development programmes

DFID is delighted to become the 100th organisation to endorse the Principles for Digital Development! They are good practice guidelines for doing development in a digital world that are regarded by the public and private sector as the global standard. At DFID we use digital technologies so we can have a bigger, faster and more cost-effective […]

Practicing the Principles of Digital Development in East Africa: Dar es Salaam 2017

On Oct. 12, 2017, a diverse group of over 100 digital development professionals gathered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to discuss how to put the Principles for Digital Development into practice within the context of East Africa’s rapid growth. This event was the first event in a three-part series of events organized by the Digital […]

Be Agile(r)

Last week, ICTworks published a July 2016 blog post from Brian Sokol of Abt Associates that advocates for a leaner, more agile approach to the Principles for Digital Development. Finding the Goldilocks “juuuust right” middle ground between the two sets of principles is key. As the Digital Impact Alliance works together with the digital development […]