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What Net Neutrality Says About Neoliberalism

Some values are more important than giving more people access to Wikipedia for free.

By Kentaro Toyama | 1 | May. 4, 2015
 
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Digital Fluency at the BOP

Mobile adoption at the base of the pyramid will bring massive development benefits, but we must seize the unique opportunity to drive pre-emptive positive digital behavior to help safeguard vulnerable communities.

By Oliver Gilbert | Apr. 13, 2015
 
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When Will Design Get Serious About Impact?

To achieve sustained impact, designers should strive to shift the fundamental dynamics of development.

By Robert Fabricant | 4 | Dec. 8, 2014
 

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Jobs for Disconnected Youth and Talent for Suppliers

Insights from an innovation lab dedicated to bridging the talent divide.

By Jeffery Wallace | 8 | Dec. 2, 2014
 

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Innovating Practice in a Culture of Expertise

A phased approach to innovation can help expert-oriented organizations embrace experimentation and learning.

By Aleem Walji | 2 | Nov. 18, 2014
 

Four Social-Change Results That Innovation Labs Deliver

Social innovation labs are gaining ground and finding effective solutions to global challenges quickly and inclusively.

By Amira Bliss & Nidhi Sahni | 10 | Nov. 10, 2014
 

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The Ethics of Innovation

An ethical framework can bridge the worlds of startup technology and international development to strengthen cross-sector innovation in the social sector.

By Chris Fabian & Robert Fabricant | 5 | Aug. 5, 2014
 

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Getting Leapfrogging Right

A new generation of digital breakthroughs holds the potential to deliver important social benefits, but only if we adopt technology in a different way.

By Sara Agarwal & Parag Khanna | Jun. 27, 2014
 
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How Groups Make Great Decisions

A growing body of knowledge is leading to happier teams and better choices.

By Matthew Scharpnick | 4 | Jun. 25, 2014
 

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Mobile Impact Machine

A new partnership model leverages the world’s largest interconnected industry to help break cycles of poverty.

By Matthew Bauer | 12 | Jun. 10, 2014