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Innovation at Dimagi, Part 5: Introducing the Innovation Lifecycle
The next piece in our Innovation at Dimagi series introduces the Innovation Lifecycle, a series of 28 steps our New Business team goes through from market research to transitioning to the core business.
May 24, 2021
Fast Company Honors CommCare for Vaccine Delivery in World Changing Ideas Competition
Fast Company selected CommCare for Vaccine Delivery as a finalist in the Developing World Technology category and gave us an honorable mention for the Pandemic Response category. The winners of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to
May 4, 2021
Innovation at Dimagi, Part 4: The Role of Innovation Funding
In the fourth entry in our series on Innovation at Dimagi, Jon explains how and why to differentiate funding from innovative sources from true revenue.
March 22, 2021
Innovation at Dimagi, Part 3: Evaluating the Mission
In the latest post on Innovation at Dimagi, Shabnam explains how we account for Dimagi's core mission of "Impact, Team, and Profit, in that order" in our New Business work.
February 15, 2021
Turning Your Data Into Insights You Can Use
Our Customer Success team outlines five key steps in setting up a process of continual improvement for your programs. Learn even more from our partners at MiracleFeet during our upcoming Webinar.
February 8, 2021
Navigating the Global Gag Rule: How to Support Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Around the World
The unpredictability of the Global Gag Rule can make supporting sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services around the world difficult – but not impossible. Learn how to set up sustainable programs despite one of the most controversial mandates in global development.
January 27, 2021
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
Reflecting on 2020
Dimagi CEO Jonathan Jackson reflects on a year filled with uncertainty, challenges, inspiring partners, and no small amount of hard work.
January 4, 2021
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
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
The Success of the Great Reset Depends on Social Enterprises
Dimagi CEO Jonathan Jackson shares highlights from a joint-post with other members of the COVID Response Alliance on the World Economic Forum blog.
September 23, 2020
USAID’s Global Health Innovation Index Highlights Dimagi
USAID's Global Health Innovation Index is an annual evaluation from the Center for Innovation and Impact. This year, CommCare was highlighted as a "potential game changer."
September 16, 2020
How CommCare Supports Cash Transfer Programs Around the World
Dimagi is one of the many actors supporting efficiently cash delivery to regions that need it with the use of technology. Learn more about our partners in this effort.
March 17, 2020
Tactics in Field Research: Storytelling
Learn how to use storytelling to establish reliable and relatable user workflows and understand the unique challenges of your mobile app's users.
February 11, 2020
Tactics in Field Research: Card Sorting
We use card sorting often to help participants explain their expectations and understanding of various topics. Learn how to employ this research technique with a few examples of our experience in the field.
January 28, 2020
New Study on Mobile Health Interventions Featured in BioMed Central
York University Associate Professor Maggie MacDonald recently published a study exploring the potential of mobile health interventions to improve maternity care in remote, rural, and underserved communities in Senegal.
January 7, 2020