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Throwback Thursday: Bringing Design Sprints to NDI

Throwback Thursday: Bringing Design Sprints to NDI

By Priyal Bhatt | November 08, 2018

As the Technology Innovation team at NDI, we are always looking for new approaches to build impactful platforms. One of our recent pilot projects—DemGames—offers our partner organizations an opportunity to engage youth on civic and voter education issues through an interactive gaming platform. As we began to think of the many ways a gaming platform could contribute to a youth debates program in Guatemala, we decided to run a three-day design sprint back in April to develop a low-fidelity prototype we could begin to test.

2017 RFP for CiviCRM Development and Support

2017 RFP for CiviCRM Development and Support

By Ben Lynch | August 29, 2017

NDItech is currently searching for vendors to help us with CiviCRM-related development and support over the next 12 months. The process is open to any organization, so please feel free to share this with anyone that might be interested and help us spread the word.
 
The vendor would help us maintain and improve Civi, our most popular DemTool, which is based on CiviCRM. Among other things, we are looking for vendors who have familiarity working with CiviCRM as well as development experience related to Drupal, PHP, MySQL, Aegir, Javascript, and CSS.

How Smart Automation Can Be Used In International Development

How Smart Automation Can Be Used In International Development

By Jesper Frant | August 07, 2017

Artificial Intelligence is one of those buzzwords in tech that everyone’s heard, but few people actually understand how it can be used in practice. If you’re to believe Hollywood or Stephen Hawking, AI either means androids that are indistinguishable from humans (except for the inability to use conjunctions) or super-intelligent computers that could spell the end of the human race.

Mojokerto: OpenGov & Technology

Mojokerto: OpenGov & Technology

By Jared Ford | January 31, 2017

In November 2016, NDI convened government officials and citizen leaders for workshops in three cities in order to assess progress on strategic innovation plans, and discuss approaches to technology and open data that would improve citizen engagement and service delivery.

Tangerang: OpenGov & Technology

Tangerang: OpenGov & Technology

By Jared Ford | January 19, 2017

In November 2016, NDI convened government officials and citizen leaders for workshops in three cities in order to assess progress on strategic innovation plans, and discuss approaches to technology and open data that would improve citizen engagement and service delivery.

Tale of Three (Indonesian) Cities: OpenGov & Technology

Tale of Three (Indonesian) Cities: OpenGov & Technology

By Jared Ford | January 12, 2017

In November 2016, NDI convened government officials and citizen leaders for workshops in three cities in order to assess progress on strategic innovation plans, and discuss approaches to technology and open data that would improve citizen engagement and service delivery.

The Magical and the Mundane in Tech

The Magical and the Mundane in Tech

By Nathaniel Kim | November 19, 2015

On Friday, November 6, 2015, the Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation at Georgetown University hosted a seminar on Technology and Democracy, with a focus on the role of technology in our lives and future trends in civil society. The Beeck Center is an incredible group that inspires and prepares students, faculty, and global cross-sector leaders to generate and innovate solution-based social change both locally and internationally.