The saying: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” is attributed to an African proverb, but could easily be a mantra for technology-enabled development projects. Principle 9: Be Collaborative suggests strategies for leveraging and contributing to a broader commons of resource, action, and knowledge to extend the impact of development interventions.
- Engage diverse expertise across disciplines and industries at all stages.
- Work across sector silos to create coordinated and more holistic approaches.
- Document work, results, processes and best practices and share them widely.
- Publish materials under a Creative Commons license by default, with strong rationale if another licensing approach is taken.