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Technology & Design

 

Innovations in technology and design that serve the world

 

Education

Avoiding Four Pitfalls in Digital Learning

Early approaches are advancing fruitful dialogue around how to accelerate the revolutionary potential of online education and enable better outcomes for graduates.

By Harrison Keller & Andrew Belton | 1 | Jul. 16, 2015
 

Global Issues

Collective Impact: The Missing Link

Three ways to create an environment where interdependent stakeholders can perform their individual roles optimally and collaborate with each other effectively.

By Neera Nundy & Ann Paisley Chandler | 14 | Jun. 16, 2015
 

Technology & Design

What Net Neutrality Says About Neoliberalism

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

By Kentaro Toyama | 15 | May. 4, 2015
 
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Technology & Design

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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Technology & Design

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
 

Technology & Design

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
 

Technology & Design

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
 

Technology & Design

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
 

Technology & Design

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