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Dimagi Signs the Climate Pledge
Dimagi has signed the Climate Pledge and joined more than 200 businesses committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.
Dimagi Launches New Crisis Response Corps
Dimagi has officially launched its Crisis Response Corps (CRC): a team dedicated to rapidly building durable digital solutions for immediate impact in emergency and humanitarian response.
Dimagi Makes 2019 Best for the World List
We are proud to be recognized by B Corporation on their Best for the World list for 2019 for being in the top 10% of all B Corps for our governance structure and service to our customers.
Social Entrepreneurship: Connecting the Worlds of Education and Health Care
In prep for the 2016 World Economic Forum, Jonathan Jackson, CEO of Dimagi, and Richard Barth, CEO of the KIPP Foundation, connected to discuss social entrepreneurship and the parallels between education and healthcare. Jonathan and Richard attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this year as delegates from the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. This
8 Tips to Get the Most Out of the CommCare Users Google Group
We’re excited to announce that our CommCare Users group recently reached a huge milestone by exceeding 1,000 members! The CommCare Users group is the main community forum and mailing list for people who are using or want to learn about CommCare. The forum is a Google Group used to address questions around implementation, application design, data
Is it goodbye or see you later? When users stop using CommCare.
This is post #7 in our Under the Data Tree blog series, where members of Dimagi’s data science team share insights from analyzing CommCare data. In this blog, we look at how often users stop using CommCare, and—if they do stop—how often they restart. There are of course many reasons for a user to stop
Dimagi Launches Maturity Model at the 2015 mHealth Summit
Mobile for development is at a crossroads. While there are thousands of successful mobile systems in low-resource settings, many organizations are running into challenges in scaling their mobile projects for greater impact. In response to this challenge, Dimagi officially released the Maturity Model today at the mHealth Summit. The Maturity Model is a tool that
How to Visualize a CommCare Project's History
This is post #6 in our Under the Data Tree blog series We’ve experimented with a lot of different ways of using CommCare metadata to analyze, categorize, and visualize the activity of mobile users. Often we are doing this so that we can create clear and actionable monitoring tools, but more recently we have stepped
5 CommCare Tricks from Dimagi's Field Team
On the Dimagi field team, everyone has their own CommCare tricks. These can be preferences in app design, techniques for building forms, or the way we use certain features. We are constantly sharing our experiences over Skype and email, and occasionally a Field Manager will mention a feature that almost no one else knew about. So
Dimagi Recognized as Top 25 Best Large-Company Cultures by Entrepreneur
Something we’re quite proud of happened this week. Entrepreneur recognized Dimagi as one of the Top 25 Best Large-Company Cultures of 2015. Our team is everything to us, and our culture comes from the amazing quality of our team. We measure success by impact, team satisfaction and profit, in that order. Maintaining and improving team
New CommCare Mobile Look Now Live
Our engineering team is excited to announce today the official release of the new CommCare look, which was released in beta in September. CommCare apps now have a more modern, colorful, and engaging look that is more consistent with other Android applications. Will my app automatically update to the new style? All new downloads of
What We Learned Deploying 1 mHealth App Across 4 Countries in Africa
Starting mid-2014, Dimagi implemented mobile health tools for malnutrition screening in four countries in partnership with one of our biggest clients, World Vision International. The work involved Dimagi executives, project managers, and field implementers across all five of our company’s country offices. Whether circumstantial or not, Niger turned out to be a good place to
What I learned from sticking to Dimagi's core values in the face of uncertainty
Earlier this week, Dimagi was honored as one of the top 10 Small Businesses of 2015 from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. We shared the podium with nine passionate small business owners who opened up about what it takes to run a business. Many of these companies have faced significant hurdles – from bouncing back from a
From Mobility Outreach: Measuring Impact with mHealth Data
In today’s blog post, Carla Villoria, monitoring and evaluation officer at Mobility Outreach International talks about Mobility Outreach International’s mission and how her team is using CommCare to better track patient progress and measure success with the data collected. She also spills three tips for organizations interested in adopting mHealth solutions. What is Mobility Outreach
Dimagi's May Conference Line-Up
May is full of events! Our CEO, Jonathan Jackson, is preparing to attend the World Economic Forum on Latin America taking place May 6th – 8th in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Here are a few more events that will have Dimagi staff in attendance: UN Global Pulse Workshop on ICT4D Principle 8: Address Privacy & Security in Development
Dimagi is on the Road!
If you’re looking to engage with Dimagi on the east coast, you’re in luck! Dimagi will be presenting at 3 conferences in the coming weeks. If you’re around, come hear our staff talk about CommCare for supply chain management, data science, and designing programs to support continuity of care. Where you can find us: Consortium of
Announcing Two CommCare Webinars in March
Dimagi is hosting two 90-minute webinars this March about CommCare, Dimagi’s mobile platform that is used in over 40 countries. CommCare is a cloud product used by hundreds of frontline programs around the world to equip their frontline workers with mobile apps. CommCare is designed to enable non-programmers to build free mobile apps for their
Pathfinder and Dimagi partner to win a Visa Innovation Grant
Pathfinder International is one of five organizations to receive a Visa Innovation Grant for mobile money, with a proposal on which Dimagi was a partner organization. The grant will build upon an ongoing deployment of CommCare in Kenya, and evaluate the effect of linking community health worker payments to their performance as monitored by CommCare.
Dimagi joins new Diarrhea and Pneumonia Working Group
On Thursday June 20th, the Diarrhea and Pneumonia Working Group chaired by UNICEF and the Clinton Health Access Initiative heartily endorsed the establishment of a Pneumonia Innovations Team to accelerate development of the diagnostic and treatment innovations that can have a direct and significant impact on reducing child pneumonia mortality. The team will be co-chaired
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