Project: Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) Hosted a Workshop on Mobile Acquired Data Apps Industry: Agriculture Location: Australia Purpose:  Train Australia-based researchers on how to use CommCare. This workshop brought together over 20 Australia-based researchers to the University of Melbourne to learn how to use CommCare for digital data collection in international agriculture research.   Researchers […]

Thanks for reading the Dimagi blog! Starting this week, we are introducing a new weekly roundup that will highlight news in the #ICT4D industry, as well as articles that focus on issues that impact the sectors we work across. This week in the news: National Agriculture Day, World Water Day, and World TB Day.  We also included links […]

  A New Look and Feel When Building Forms If you haven’t seen it, CommCare’s Form Builder has a new look and feel. We overhauled the form builder to make it easier to use, especially for new app builders. The top-level navigation, question properties, and multi-select checkboxes have all been updated to simplify the app […]

The CommCare team is excited to roll out some improvements to the CommCare form builder today. The following changes simplify the way users interact with the form builder. We updated the following in the form builder: the top-level navigation, question properties, and multi-select checkboxes. Read below to learn more! 1) Top-level navigation Here’s a blank […]

Back in 2014, we began work to allow application builders to define graphical visualizations that would display in their CommCare applications. Since CommCare provides a platform for collecting virtually any kind of data, the scope of visualizations that users might want to create was theoretically infinite. To ground this work, we focused on two specific […]

“Have some out-of-the-box ideas for conducting a training? A burning desire to test a specific method to catalyze behavior change among community health workers? As a member of Dimagi’s Global Services team, there’s tremendous room for testing a new approach and pushing the boundaries for creativity.” – Rishad Gambhir, Senior Project Manager So you’re thinking about joining […]

Before we progress too far into 2017, we wanted to say thank you to our favorite people – our users – for making 2016 great for CommCare. To celebrate, we put together some of our favorite highlights from the past year. Happy 2017, & thank you for using CommCare! – Gillian & the Dimagi Team   […]

Management of unique identity in any electronic medical record (EMR) system or other longitudinal tracking systems can be a significant challenge, particularly in low resource environments. In rural Nepal, this issue is made worse by similar names, the lack of a national identifier, and poor coverage of alternative systems such as addresses or phone numbers. Possible Health, our […]

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