Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Dynamics of Social Enterprises—Shift from Social Innovation to Open Innovation

This article looks into dynamics of open social enterprises. We used several research methods—literature review, content analysis and case studies through intensive interviews via semi-structured questionnaire.  Main finding of this … Continue reading

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 · Leave a comment

Big data is people!

Rebecca Lemov – We live in what is sometimes called the ‘petabyte era’, and this pronouncement has provoked much discussion of the sheer size of data stores being created, as … Continue reading

Thursday, 14 September 2017 · Leave a comment

Civic Tech in the Global South

Civic Tech in the Global South is comprised of one study and three field evaluations of civic tech initiatives in developing countries. The study reviews evidence on the use of … Continue reading

Thursday, 31 August 2017 · Leave a comment

A government perspective: Tech Trends 2017

Macro forces—such as digital, analytics, cloud, core modernization, and the changing role of IT—are at the heart of the technology trends that are fueling innovation and growth in both the … Continue reading

Thursday, 17 August 2017 · Leave a comment

How to build a data revolution

This video series by UNU-WIDER tells the story of Viet Nam’s data revolution. To build on its success in poverty reductions, the country needed better data to continue pressing forward … Continue reading

Thursday, 27 July 2017 · Leave a comment

Troops, Trolls and Troublemakers: A Global Inventory of Organized Social Media Manipulation

Cyber troops are government, military or political party teams committed to manipulating public opinion over social media. In this working paper, we report on specific organizations created, often with public … Continue reading

Sunday, 23 July 2017 · Leave a comment

The State of Mobile Data for Social Good

This report, which identifies over 200 projects or studies leveraging mobile data for social good, aims to survey the landscape today, assess the current barriers to scale, and make recommendations … Continue reading

Thursday, 13 July 2017 · Leave a comment

Defining, Conceptualising and Measuring the Digital Economy

The digital economy is growing fast, especially in developing countries. Yet the meaning and metrics of the digital economy are both limited and divergent. The aim of this paper is … Continue reading

Monday, 10 July 2017 · Leave a comment

Disrupting regional and urban mobility

A series by Gordon Feller (Co-Founder of Meeting of the Minds) exploring new technological innovations that are disrupting regional and urban mobility. Reshaping Mobility: The Factors and Innovations at Play … Continue reading

Friday, 23 June 2017 · Leave a comment
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