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Innovation at Dimagi, Part 4: The Role of Innovation Funding
In the fourth entry in our series on Innovation at Dimagi, Jon explains how and why to differentiate funding from innovative sources from true revenue.
March 22, 2021
Supporting Local Ownership of CommCare Solutions in Cambodia
Teuk Saat 1001 is a non-profit organization supporting rural water treatment and vending in Cambodia that has become an excellent example of a locally-owned program able to operate and make updates to their CommCare application independently.
Dimagi Partner Blog
March 3, 2021
Innovation at Dimagi, Part 3: Evaluating the Mission
In the latest post on Innovation at Dimagi, Shabnam explains how we account for Dimagi's core mission of "Impact, Team, and Profit, in that order" in our New Business work.
February 15, 2021
Turning Your Data Into Insights You Can Use
Our Customer Success team outlines five key steps in setting up a process of continual improvement for your programs. Learn even more from our partners at MiracleFeet during our upcoming Webinar.
February 8, 2021
Navigating the Global Gag Rule: How to Support Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Around the World
The unpredictability of the Global Gag Rule can make supporting sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services around the world difficult – but not impossible. Learn how to set up sustainable programs despite one of the most controversial mandates in global development.
January 27, 2021
Innovation at Dimagi, Part 2: How We Increased the Value of Failure
In the second post in our Innovation at Dimagi series, CEO Jonathan Jackson explains how we reformed our approach to innovation and exploration at Dimagi and how it gives us greater confidence in the results of our tests.
January 11, 2021
Reflecting on 2020
Dimagi CEO Jonathan Jackson reflects on a year filled with uncertainty, challenges, inspiring partners, and no small amount of hard work.
January 4, 2021
Equitable Vaccine Delivery: What Our Obstacles Are and How to Overcome Them
As viable COVID-19 vaccines become available, the tools we use to ensure the equitable delivery of those vaccines will determine whether we can overcome the challenges that accompany them.
December 21, 2020
Innovation at Dimagi, Part 1: The Life of a Dedicated Entrepreneur on the Inside
In a new series on our unique approach to innovation at Dimagi, our Senior Director of New Business Shabnam Aggarwal discusses her role as a dedicated entrepreneur within the company.
December 14, 2020
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What Every Developer Should Know About CouchDB
A little more than five years ago, I started working with CouchDB. I had recently joined Dimagi, and before I arrived on the scene, Dimagi had found some success using CouchDB in one of our largest projects at the time, an offline EMR in Zambia. We chose CouchDB because of its replication capabilities, which let us keep data
March 29, 2016
New CommCare Form Builder Improvements Released
The CommCare team is excited to roll out some improvements to the CommCare form builder today. The following changes simplify the way users interact with the form builder. We updated the following in the form builder: the top-level navigation, question properties, and multi-select checkboxes.
March 3, 2017