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March 11, 2020

The Digital Principles Suite of Practical Resources: Digital Development Dictionary and Quick Reference Materials

As technology has quickly evolved over the last five years, the digital development community’s approaches to using this technology have also changed. As such, we have developed new resources in partnership with TechChange with two major objectives:   1) To improve the ability of the Digital Principles community to thoughtfully apply multiple Principles to the topics that matter the most to them and  2) Enhance actors’ understanding of effective use of new/emerging technology…

March 4, 2020

[Cross-Post] ¿Por qué entender el ecosistema existente en el desarrollo digital?

Este artículo fue publicado originalmente en el sitio web TecSalud Queremos continuar hablando sobre la importancia de implementar los principios para el desarrollo digital en nuestros proyectos. Ya ahondamos en la importancia de diseñar con el usuario, ahora queremos hablar del segundo principio que expone DIAL: Entender el ecosistema existente. ¿Qué es?…

March 3, 2020

IBM endorses the Digital Principles

The Principles for Digital Development team at the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) is pleased to welcome International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) to the Digital Principles community as the first private-sector company to endorse the principles.   The Principles for Digital Development and IBM’s principles for trust and transparency align on several core values, such as data ownership, privacy,…

February 24, 2020

[Cross-Post] How Governments can use the Digital Principles to Enable Digital Transformation

This post was originally posted on The Digital Impact Alliance’s website on February 20, 2020 On September 2018, the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) published the SDG Digital Investment Framework in partnership with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). This framework calls on governments, donors, technology providers, and development practitioners to take a whole-of-society[1] and…

February 19, 2020

The Digital Principles Suite of Practical Resources: SDG x Digital Principles Framework

Whether or not your programs are focused directly on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), many of your objectives likely align with them. Working in the development sector, there are an abundance of frameworks meant to aid us in doing development better and more thoughtfully. While oftentimes helpful, this can also leave practitioners feeling inundated with too many choices and confused as to how multiple frameworks work…

December 17, 2019

Digital Principles in 2019: Year in Review

As the Principles for Digital Development’s community has grown over the past five years, so has the demand for new products, resources, and tools to help digital development practitioners be more effective in their work. As steward, the Digital Principles team at DIAL has worked hard in 2019 to meet…

December 2, 2019

USAID Digital Investment Tool: A Participatory Approach to Incorporating the Principles for Digital Development in Your Activity

When we introduce U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) staff and partners to the Principles for Digital Development, the response is often: “These principles resonate, but how do you actually put them into practice?” Our new Digital Investment Tool was designed to answer this question by helping USAID staff concretely…