The ICT4D Corner
The intersection of technology
and social good.
Dimagi Presents at Government of India Seminar on Technology for Service Delivery
Dimagi and India's Ministry of Women and Child Development have launched the largest e-nutrition and health program in the world, with 110,000 frontline workers reaching 9.5 million beneficiaries across seven states in India. Dimagi CEO Jonathan Jackson recently attended a tech summit to support these efforts.
October 18, 2018
Four Common Pitfalls in Mobile Data Collection Program Deployment
Looking at the many issues our partners have faced in the deployment of their programs over the years, we have learned a lot about common obstacles and how to mitigate them. Here are the four pitfalls we see most often.
October 16, 2018
Introducing Our New, More Advanced Messaging Features
We are excited to announce a set of new messaging features, offering more complex rule criteria and scheduling options.
October 11, 2018
How to Perform QA on Your Mobile Data Collection App
You know quality assurance is important for your mobile data collection app, but how do you make the time? Thankfully, there are some systematic ways to make the process of QA substantially less painful and time-consuming – without compromising the quality of your app.
October 9, 2018
Four Types of Mobile Data Collection App Maintenance
“Even as we become more technology-centric, technology still remains one of the least thought-through aspects of program handover.” Make sure your team is ready for each of these four types of program maintenance.
October 2, 2018
How to Unlock the Power of Feedback in Mobile Data Collection
Many features of mobile data collection are well known, from automatic form submissions for faster data collection to validation conditions for more accurate data. However, there is one feature whose benefits often go overlooked: feedback mechanisms.
Dimagi Partner Blog
September 25, 2018
A Brief History of ICT4D
In just over half a century, technology has transformed the way organizations implement MERL into their programs and how they communicate with partners.
September 18, 2018
Dimagi Lands Spot on Inc. 5000 List for the Seventh Straight Year
For the seventh year in a row, Dimagi was named to the Inc. 5000 List of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
September 12, 2018
Choosing a Network Provider and Data Plan for Your Mobile Data Collection Program
You have your new mobile data collection app and the device it will run on. You’re ready to collect data, but chances are that you will need to transmit that data somehow – most likely with a mobile data plan.
September 11, 2018
5 Tips for Implementing Your Mobile Data Collection Program
The implementation process for a mobile data collection program typically includes a few final tests of the platform, preparation and management of your devices, and the training of your users. However, there are many other aspects of launching a program that you should keep in mind.
September 4, 2018
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