Principles for Design & Development

Principle 1


Collaborate to Innovate: Stick to the Principles of Digital Development

By Jamie Findlater, TechCamp What if all the major players in the tech for social good space got together and […]

The Principles for Digital Development and Medic Mobile

By Medic Mobile Last year, a coalition of more than 300 authoritative global health institutions and UN agencies endorsed a […]

Building Human-Centered Design into ICT4D Projects: An Interview with Danny Alexander and Sean Hewens of

By United Methodist Communications Q: What is human-centered design? A: [Sean]: Human-­‐centered design is a problem-solving process that puts humans at […]

Principles Community Insights

Since June 2014, members of the international development community have convened to hold detailed discussions about each of the nine Principles. […]

Community Insights on Principle 1: Design with the User

On July 31, 2014, Creative Associates International hosted a discussion of Principle 1: Design with the User. Ayan Kishore of […]

Problems vs. ideas: why GSMA mAgri is investing in human centred design

By Victoria Clause, GSMA “Being based in the ‘Silicon Savannah’, also known as Nairobi, I’ve heard entrepreneurs talking about “looking […]

Could Common ICT4D Approaches Reinforce Dependence?

In “ICTs and Development, What is Missing?” by Sascha Rosenberger, a review of literature indicates that most approaches emphasize bridging […]

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