On April 3, we hungout with T.J. Cook, the CEO of CauseLabs. For over 10 years, CauseLabs has empowered great causes to move successfully from idea to execution through workshops and full digital product development breakthroughs. Through their own "Lab Days," CauseLabs has also shown that one day is all it takes to kickstart innovation.
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Created on April 9, 2014 by Natalie. Created on April 2, 2014 by KatieMattern.
On March 21, Sean McDonald of the Social Impact Lab gave a presentation on one of their products, FrontlineSMS. FrontlineSMS is a tool that collects data and monitors communication via SMS. It can track community interaction and manage records in a way that allows the user to see data trends.
Created on April 2, 2014 by KatieMattern.
On March 26, the Center hosted a webinar with Nate Smith of Development Seed, an organization that creates custom tools for data and maps to facilitate understanding of complex issues and help citizens and organizations make better decisions.
Created on March 31, 2014 by Natalie.
Internews' ICT Programs just released a free and open-source digital security curriculum guide for trainers.
Created on March 28, 2014 by Natalie.
I recently attended a Technology Salon NYC entitled "Mobiles and Youth Financial Inclusion: What are the Trends and Future Prospects?" While the event reflected a strong belief in the potential of mobiles for youth financial inclusion, there was a general consensus that data and evidence around youth behavior an