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Delivering local content using mobile apps

Large and small organizations the world over are benefiting and profiting from developing mobile apps. So, why not our local businesses? Why not our local developers? Why not now?

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 5:32 pm | Comments: 0 | Views: 1,091 . by Bevil Wooding

Rethinking Education and ICTs

Saturday, April 7th, 2012 5:37 pm | Comments: 0 | Views: 966 .

For the first time, developing economies can realistically contemplate leap-frogging over traditional growth stages and constraints to accelerate development. This remarkable opportunity applies equally to local as it does to national economies. Cities, districts, states, and countries can leverage information and communications technology to jumpstart stagnant industries and create new opportunities for innovation and growth. […]

by Bevil Wooding

Leveraging Technology in Development Programs

Saturday, April 7th, 2012 12:20 pm | Comments: 0 | Views: 884 .

As I was reading a case study about the prevention and treatment of diarrhea in children in Egypt in the late 1970s, I had an epiphany.  I was just finishing up a course about diarrheal disease in developing country contexts, and being quite conversant in all the major causes, dangerous signs and symptoms, and basic treatment options […]

by Stephanie Danclair

Cybersecurity – Defending the Digital Age

Friday, April 6th, 2012 12:57 pm | Comments: 0 | Views: 1,153 .

A National Priority A nation’s critical infrastructure includes all the assets, systems, and functions vital to national security, economic development as well as public health and safety. Critical infrastructure encompasses basic necessities such as food, water, energy and transportation, but also banking and financial systems, public health institutions, emergency services, postal services, shipping and information […]

by Bevil Wooding

Open Data, Government Services and Business Innovation

Monday, January 23rd, 2012 9:55 am | Comments: 0 | Views: 3,017 .

The Internet has ushered us into an era where more people have access to unprecedented volume of information. This access has in turn triggered a seemingly insatiable desire for more information, more quickly and more conveniently. Why? People want access to information to translate into new knowledge After all, knowledge is power.

by Bevil Wooding

It’s An Open Data World

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 11:54 am | Comments: 0 | Views: 925 .

Around the world, governments, business and civilian organizations and individuals are realizing the potential value of open data sets. It is not only governments that are opening up their data sets. Multi-lateral financial institutions like development banks, charities and non-profit organizations, universities and media companies, which are rich depositories of information, are opening their data […]

by Dr. David Taylor



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