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Technology & Design

 

Innovations in technology and design that serve the world

 

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.

 
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Technology & Design

Designing a Learning Organization

How organizations can use design to better implement, share, and expand on knowledge.

By Matthew Scharpnick | 10 | Nov. 22, 2013
 
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Technology & Design

The Snowden Leaks: Turning the Outside In

Our digital infrastructure is rapidly eroding accepted boundaries that diplomacy, good governance, and politics have relied on for centuries.

By Marcia Stepanek | Nov. 1, 2013
 

Technology & Design

The Broadband Opportunity

A new paper delves into best practices to accelerate broadband adoption for social good.

By William A Brindley & Shelly Esque | 2 | Sep. 20, 2013
 

Technology & Design

Mobile Phones Build Peace

New research illustrates how we can overcome challenges facing post-conflict countries like Afghanistan through the use of mobile phones.

By Ylva Lindberg & Stina Torjesen | Aug. 15, 2013
 

Civil Society

The Snowden Effect: An Opportunity?

Pro-privacy activists and others have a chance to reinvent the conversation about security and privacy in the digital age.

By Marcia Stepanek | 4 | Aug. 8, 2013