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Cross-Post: Living Our Vision: Applying the Principles of Digital Development as an Evaluative Methodology
For nearly a decade, the Principles of Digital Development (Digital Principles) have served to guide practitioners in developing and implementing digital tools in their programming. The…
Cross-Post: Messaging Platforms: Best Practices, Costs, Security, and Privacy
“By 2019, an estimated 3.9 billion people will be using messaging apps (Activate & WSJ Tech). NGOs and the development community have already begun to embrace the opportunity afforded by…
Who is the Digital Impact Alliance?
The future is here, and we don’t have to wait for it. Learn more about DIAL, our work, and our relentless drive to ensure that technology reaches everyone, everywhere.
Learning at MERL Tech
MERL Tech conference, a space for discussion, learning and sharing experiences and challenges with the use of technologies for Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) in the social
Is enterprise architecture finally on the cusp of helping to accelerate sustainable, global development?
After a decade at Microsoft, I started my career in global development focusing on public health. I had come from one of the largest technology platform companies in the world, so naturally, my…
Taking Flight: Co-Investment from Digital Square and DIAL a Catalyst for OpenCRVS
Civil registration is critical for human rights and effective governance. Globally, almost half of the world’s children, most of them in Africa, do not have their birth registered and are consequently
Demand Aggregation: The Secret Ingredient to ICT4D Success
Many global international development organizations are using technology and mobile channels to better understand and reach their target populations. A substantial portion of their budgets for these…
Pooling Aid Sector Demand for Digital Public Goods: Lessons from Sizing Mobile Channel Demand in Sub-Saharan Africa
Mobile communication channels have the potential to deliver services targeting the underserved in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But while there have been projects that…
Cross-post: Positive Collaboration Is Possible Between Aid and Mobile Sectors
Recently, the Digital Impact Alliance, DAI and Accenture Development Partnerships hosted a London Technology Salon on the question of: “Is Positive Collaboration Possible…
Using Mobile Phone Data to Make Policy Decisions
Summary This technical report demonstrates how Mobile Network Operator (MNO) data can be used as a public good to inform policy and decision-making by governments and their agencies across…