Evolving ICTs in humanitarian: The power of networks

Amy O'Donnell ICT4D, Innovation, Methodology Leave a Comment

Amy O’Donnell unpacks the idea that ICTs save time, money and improve accuracy, whilst exploring the conditions needed for them to add value in humanitarian response. For three years, the Scaling Humanitarian ICTs Network (SHINE) funded by Sida has been exploring the role of Information Communications Technologies in humanitarian response. Last month all five countries in the network: Ethiopia, DRC, …

Mobile surveys: The past, the present, the future

Emily Tomkys Valteri ICT4D, Methodology Leave a Comment

Since 2013 mobile surveys have become increasingly important to our survey processes at Oxfam, and across the sector. Emily Tomkys shares some of the key learning that has contributed to the latest Mobile Survey Toolkit, now available online to all development practitioners. t has been a long journey from when most of Oxfam’s data collection used paper and pen in …