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Technology & Design

 

Innovations in technology and design that serve the world

 

Technology & Design

The Challenge of Scaling Digitally

The role of emerging technologies in traditionally “high-touch” development organizations—insights from BRAC’s recent Frugal Innovation Forum.

By Maria A. May | 1 | Apr. 18, 2014
 

Philanthropy

The Rise of Design Philanthropy

The launch of the new Autodesk Foundation marks another catalytic moment for the social sector.

By John Cary | 4 | Mar. 5, 2014
 
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Technology & Design

Human-Centered Design and the Last Mile

A collaborative approach to empowering community health workers drives innovation.

 

Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit Lessons from a Government Tech Debacle

What can organizations learn from the Affordable Care roll out?

By Joe Magee | 1 | Feb. 25, 2014
 

Corporate Philanthropy

C³: The Exponential Power of Company-Cause-Culture Partnerships

Companies can achieve more than traditional corporate social responsibility efforts by partnering with celebrities.

 

Urban Development

Bridging the Gaps in Public Infrastructure

Communities in emerging economies must work collectively to extend public services until they can build out formal infrastructures.

 

Nonprofit Management

Influence and Impact: The New Nonprofit Digital Team

A recent report examines the evolution of digital efforts at nonprofits and the challenges that lie ahead.

By Jason Mogus | Feb. 5, 2014
 

Technology & Design

New Ways to Evaluate Impact

Human-centered design and systems thinking can help evaluate social impact in a global context.

 

Technology & Design

Silicon Valley Takes on Gun Violence

A group of Silicon Valley investors is challenging entrepreneurs to create high-tech solutions to reducing gun violence.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | Jan. 17, 2014
 

Technology & Design

The “How” and “Who” of Emerging Market Tech Uptake

The dynamics of technology are changing rapidly in emerging markets, but leaders don’t necessarily agree on all the details.