The Dimagi Blog
The intersection of technology
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Innovation at Dimagi, Part 2: How We Increased the Value of Failure
In the second post in our Innovation at Dimagi series, CEO Jonathan Jackson explains how we reformed our approach to innovation and exploration at Dimagi and how it gives us greater confidence in the results of our tests.
January 11, 2021
Equitable Vaccine Delivery: What Our Obstacles Are and How to Overcome Them
As viable COVID-19 vaccines become available, the tools we use to ensure the equitable delivery of those vaccines will determine whether we can overcome the challenges that accompany them.
December 21, 2020
Innovation at Dimagi, Part 1: The Life of a Dedicated Entrepreneur on the Inside
In a new series on our unique approach to innovation at Dimagi, our Senior Director of New Business Shabnam Aggarwal discusses her role as a dedicated entrepreneur within the company.
December 14, 2020
Join Us at the Global Digital Health Forum 2020
Dimagi will be well represented at this year's Global Digital Health Forum with eight members of our team speaking alongside many of our partners in nine sessions.
November 30, 2020
Now Is the Time to Develop Digital Global Goods for Equitable Vaccine Delivery
To support the next phase of COVID-19 response, Dimagi is actively developing an open-source digital global good solution that will track and support every client before, during, and after the vaccination process.
November 10, 2020
How Dimagi Is Helping to Fight Tuberculosis Around the World
While tuberculosis (TB) incidence has decreased worldwide, low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) still bear the greatest burden. That's why Dimagi is working with governments and implementing partners around the world to fight the disease.
October 19, 2020
A National-Scale mHealth Program for South Africa
Supported by CommCare, South Africa's WBPHCOT program focuses on improving nutrition, reproductive health, primary care, and social services across the country.
October 15, 2020
USAID Highlights CommCare Nutrition Projects From Around the World
A new USAID Advancing Nutrition report features CommCare-supported projects in Africa, South America, and Asia.
October 13, 2020
MiracleFeet: Managing a Worldwide Network of Providers in the Time of COVID-19
MiracleFeet uses CommCare to track their partners' treatment of ClubFoot around the world. In this Q&A, MiracleFeet Co-Founder & CEO Chesca Colloredo-Mansfield explains MiracleFeet's work and how it has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dimagi Partner Blog
September 28, 2020
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What Every Developer Should Know About CouchDB
A little more than five years ago, I started working with CouchDB. I had recently joined Dimagi, and before I arrived on the scene, Dimagi had found some success using CouchDB in one of our largest projects at the time, an offline EMR in Zambia. We chose CouchDB because of its replication capabilities, which let us keep data
March 29, 2016
New CommCare Form Builder Improvements Released
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.
March 3, 2017