technology

Social Programs Beyond Digital

We recently completed our International Social Sector Forum (ISSF) in Berlin, Germany.  Social Programs clients from around the world shared the best practices and challenges they face in delivering results. It was a great opportunity to exchange ideas and approaches in a penalty-free environment. It is important to us as well.  It helps us to […]

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Is Agriculture THE Big IT Growth Play in Africa?

Africa is widely seen as the “last emerging market.”  With nearly one-billion people, a rapidly growing middle class, and a regional economic growth rate of 5%, many businesses are investing on the continent.  Infrastructure, Financial Services, Telco, Energy, and Agriculture interests have clearly identified Africa as a growth play. However, this last industry – Agriculture […]

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Shifting the Healthcare Landscape with New Business Models and New Technologies

When we talk about healthcare transformation, many casual observers think that transformation is only related to the major Federal government mandates of the last several years, either the Affordable Care Act, and more specifically the insurance marketplace, or the Hitech Act and Meaningful Use.  Others look at the consumer mobility revolution with its potential to […]

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How An “Open Project” Approach Can Change the World

How do you tackle a large-scale, complex challenge that evolves over time, involves thousands of stakeholders, and where there is no clear solution?  For example, is there a road map for how the Internet evolved? Could we do it again?  ...

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