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Tech Giant Kenya Shines Abroad With Little For Local Innovators

Charles Wokabi | Nation | October 29, 2012

As far as innovation in the technology world goes, Kenya stands among the giants, with acclaimed titles that have had a massive impact on the global economy. Read More »

TED Video – Ushahidi’s Juliana Rotich Speaks About Brck, An Internet Access Modem Built For Africa

Staffwriter | Celebrating Progress Africa | June 24, 2013

Juliana Rotich is co-founder and executive director of Ushahidi, a nonprofit tech company that develops free and open-source software for information collection, interactive mapping and data curation. Read More »

The Future According To Megan Smith

Jessica Stillman | Forbes | July 19, 2013

Women 2.0 conference keynote speaker and Google[x] VP Megan Smith gives us a glimpse of her 2020 vision — and it’s pretty inspiring. Read More »

The Future of Health Is In #Opendata

Eugene Borukhovich | Health 2.0 | October 16, 2012

This Saturday I had the pleasure of helping organize a hackathon that was put together by the Open State Foundation (HackDeOverheid). The theme was “Open Data, open for business” and took place at a very unique place in Rotterdam – WORM (an institute for avant garde recreation). Read More »

These 9 Cities Will Code For America In 2013

Luke Fretwell | GovFresh | October 2, 2012

Code for America announced the 9 cities that will participate in its 2013 fellowship program. The 2013 partner cities include Kansas City, Las Vegas, Louisville, New York City, Oakland, San Francisco, San Mateo County (Calif.), South Bend and Summit County (Ohio). Read More »

Three Technology Trends Driving Big Changes For Federal Managers

Katherine McIntire Peters | Nextgov | November 4, 2013

The bungled rollout of HealthCare.gov has created a crisis of confidence in government’s ability to execute technologically complex undertakings. Nevermind the human genome project, NASAs exploration of Mars or a host of other breakthrough initiatives, the collateral damage inflicted by the malfunctioning insurance exchange has politicians, taxpayers and even federal employees questioning whether agencies can operate effectively in a digital world. Read More »

Top 5 Things Investors Look For In A Fundable Digital Health Startup

Saif Abed | HIT Consultant | June 24, 2013

Dr. Saif Abed shares his top five key investment criteria when reviewing a digital health startup. Read More »

U.S. CTO Todd Park: 3 Ingredients For A Private-Sector Mentality In Government

Sarah Richey | Government Technology | October 4, 2012

There has been much discussion in government recently about the concept of bringing a private-sector mentality to government, an idea that conceivably could foster more innovation and flexibility than in the past. Read More »

Upcoming Digital Health Opportunities: Codeathons And The SXSW Accelerator

Steven Randazzo | HealthData.gov | October 1, 2012

For the past three years, through the Health Data Initiative, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has focused on the liberation of health data... Read More »

Ushahidi - Crowdsourcing Democracy, From Kenya To The World

Jonathan Lin | Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies (IEET) | October 19, 2012

Platform that promotes humanitarianism and citizen journalism emerges from Kenyan civil strife; now it instigates economic change and social activism internationally. Read More »

Ushahidi – Revolutionizing Disaster Relief

Molly Just | CTOvision.com | November 15, 2012

With tools like Ushahidi, humanitarian work can now operate much differently than it has in the past. In the past, humanitarian work was limited in part by the small number of foreign journalists who were able to get to a disaster location and report on events there.

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Ushahidi: A Story Of Non-Linear Innovation

Alan Moore | No Straight Lines | January 21, 2013

As described in No Straight Lines – what we face in a complex challenging world is a design challenge. Here is a story of how without spending any money a group of highly motivated people came together from around the world with multiple-design skills and capability, to create what has become the cutting edge in crisis management, and a new radical design of NGO. This organisation is called Ushahidi. Read More »

Using Innovation And Technology To Stimulate Your Local Economy

Felicity McLean | The Guardian | June 10, 2013

A pre-G8 day of dialogue is inviting social entrepreneurs to share ideas on addressing global challenges Read More »

VA Appoints Entrepreneur As New Chief Technology Officer

Press Release | The Federal Savings Bank (FSB), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) | August 4, 2013

The Federal Savings Bank, an institution specialized in veteran loans, echoes news of the positive efforts made by the Department of Veteran Affairs to reduce the disability claims backlog. Read More »

Veterans Affairs Department Appoints New CTO

Elena Malykhina | InformationWeek | July 30, 2013

New CTO Marina Martin broke fresh ground as an entrepreneur in government, a Presidential Innovation Fellow and as senior adviser to federal CTO Todd Park. Read More »