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Guest Post: ICT, Africa, and the 90/10 Rule
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

One speaker brought up the oft-cited Ushahidi crisis mapping initiative during Haiti’s devastating earthquake in 2010 to crowdsource information for “disaster-affected populations.” They were...

Claire MackayMay 11, 2012 02:26 pm GMT924 views
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Guest Post: ICT, Africa, and the 90/10 Rule
The outlook for Malaysia’s ICT industry
article Crowdfunding

Another interesting development, he said, will be the increasing role of data mining and big data services on crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platforms and their potential to make business...

Claire MackayJan 27, 2014 01:17 am GMT525 views
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The outlook for Malaysia’s ICT industry
Russia: 11 Areas of Election-Related ICT Innovation
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

There is one additional online activity that should be mentioned. It is not very innovative itself, but it is essential for enabling innovation: crowdfunding, webmoney and tools for donating micro...

Harshida PatelMar 07, 2012 02:41 am GMT1262 views
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Russia: 11 Areas of Election-Related ICT Innovation
Smartphones Could Provide Weather Data in Poor Nations
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Smartphones can now be used to collect weather data such as air temperatures through WeatherSignal, a crowdsourcing app developed by UK start-up OpenSignal. This helps crowdsource real-time...

Harshida PatelAug 23, 2013 12:54 pm GMT622 views
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Smartphones Could Provide Weather Data in Poor Nations
Short film captures the importance of ‘thinking cities’
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

What’s exciting is how ICT, or “thinking cities,” can help us understand the urban world in ways that were impossible to know before. With this knowledge, the idea is to detect inefficiencies in...

Harshida PatelFeb 23, 2012 10:57 pm GMT2433 views
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Short film captures the importance of ‘thinking cities’
5 tips when considering crowdfunding to finance your next “big idea”
article Crowdfunding

Here are five tips when considering crowdfunding for the next project: 1. Clearly establish or understand the process through financing can be secured. 2. Be specific about the project and...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 30, 2012 04:14 pm GMT1152 views
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5 tips when considering crowdfunding to finance your next “big idea”
Mediating Voices and Communicating Realities. Using Information Crowdsourcing Tools, Open Data Initiatives and Digital Media to Support and Protect the Vulnerable and Marginalised
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This report draws on an original empirical investigation of Map Kibera, a community information platform that takes advantage of open ICTs, and similar initiatives to provide key insights on the...

Fritz SchaeferApr 20, 2011 09:54 am GMT8146 views
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Mediating Voices and Communicating Realities. Using Information Crowdsourcing Tools, Open Data Initiatives and Digital Media to Support and Protect the Vulnerable and Marginalised
Crowdsourcing and ICT Work: A Study of Apple and Google Mobile Phone Application Developers
document Open Innovation

This study is intended to provide a counterpoint to the populist hyperbole that characterises IT work as a ‘sunrise occupation’ in mainstream literature. The technically challenging aspects of the...

Pablo BracciniMay 26, 2011 03:32 am GMT2249 views
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Crowdsourcing and ICT Work: A Study of Apple and Google Mobile Phone Application Developers
IPR tracking system in Collaborative Environments
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The management of collaborative environments is a very challenging task. The difficulties increase in large, heterogeneous and multidisciplinary groups of people accessing the service...

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 27, 2011 03:07 am GMT1842 views
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IPR tracking system in Collaborative Environments
Pakreport: Crowdsourcing for Multipurpose and Multicategory Climaterelated Disaster Reporting
document Distributed Knowledge

The following lessons were learned from this case study: 1) Crowdsourcing can be highly powerful and effective for ICTenabled climate change applications. 2) Mobile plus Internet plus...

Rebecca GutierrezNov 04, 2011 08:06 am GMT856 views
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Pakreport: Crowdsourcing for Multipurpose and Multicategory Climaterelated Disaster Reporting
EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°4: Improving the quality of education
blog Cloud Labor

Starting on 10 February, and for a month thereafter, education and mobile learning stakeholders are invited to share their ideas on how mobile communication can contribute to meeting youth and...

Adam FrazerFeb 09, 2012 12:05 pm GMT2822 views
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EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°4: Improving the quality of education
EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge: Gender Parity and Equality in Education
article Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

How can mobile communication help improve gender parity and equality in education? A Nokia smartphone will go to the owner of the best idea submitted to the fifth phase of the Education for All...

Glen HertelendyMar 19, 2012 03:01 pm GMT3987 views
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EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge: Gender Parity and Equality in Education
EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°6 – Early Childhood Care and Education
document Distributed Knowledge

More than 800 ideas have already been generated in the EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge, which aims to find ways of using mobile communication to help achieve literacy, develop universal primary...

Tim SatterthwaiteApr 11, 2012 12:29 pm GMT1149 views
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EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°6 – Early Childhood Care and Education
EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°6 – Early Childhood Care and Education
article Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

From 10 April to 31 May, education and mobile learning stakeholders are invited to submit their mobile communication ideas for helping achieve EFA goal n°1 that calls for expanding and improving...

Glen HertelendyMay 24, 2012 09:28 am GMT2133 views
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EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°6 – Early Childhood Care and Education
Starbytes
site Cloud Labor / Freelance Platforms

Starbytes™ (www.starbytes.it) is a crowdsourcing platform available to Italian companies looking for a new way of developing projects, digital products and services. Starbytes now has a...

StarbytesJul 12, 2012 08:38 am GMT1140 views
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Starbytes
Friends of ‘no limbs, no limits’ teen to crowdfund making of documentary
document Crowdfunding

Speaking before an audience of 200 global leaders and gender, technology and education experts, O’Riordan said her motto in life is ‘no limbs, no limits’ and said technology was key to help her...

Fritz SchaeferJul 27, 2012 12:27 pm GMT962 views
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Friends of ‘no limbs, no limits’ teen to crowdfund making of documentary
Rwanda: Local Firm to Participate in Global Tech Contest
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Announcing the winner, the head judge Kabagema said Crowd Funding Project has the potential to promote the growth of other start-ups as its acts as a channel through which people can contribute...

Harshida PatelSep 14, 2012 02:15 pm GMT1495 views
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Rwanda: Local Firm to Participate in Global Tech Contest
The Pacific's digital future
article Distributed Knowledge

Tools such as crowdsourcing and mobile phone applications such as those devoted to health present the Pacific Islands region with immense opportunities. Tentative steps have already been made in...

Jason RobbinsNov 21, 2012 07:29 am GMT1611 views
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The Pacific's digital future
Crowdsourcing ideas to co-create a smarter future
article Open Innovation

In preparation for the February 28 ICT Solutions Day, the World Bank ICT team is piloting a crowdsourcing initiative to develop innovative ICT-enabled solutions for client countries. Thanks to...

Jayne AnnFeb 27, 2013 07:26 am GMT2070 views
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Crowdsourcing ideas to co-create a smarter future
Imagining a 'Smart Country' – Such as Rwanda
article Open Innovation

This was Rwanda’s first co-creation event, and with over 500 online followers each day, it was one of the biggest crowdsourcing exercises ever conducted by the World Bank in Africa. Experts from...

Jason RobbinsJul 18, 2013 01:32 am GMT666 views
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Imagining a 'Smart Country' – Such as Rwanda
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