The ICT4D Corner
Dimagi staff offer their insights on
app building and more.
How to Implement Your Mobile Data Collection Program and Train Your Team
Part seven in our series on getting starting with mobile data collection addresses the implementation stage of the process, including how to launch your application and train your team.
August 14, 2018
How to Design & Test Your Mobile Data Collection App
Part six in our series on getting starting with mobile data collection explains the process of designing, building, and testing your mobile data collection solution.
August 7, 2018
How to Establish Data Collection Standards
Part five in our series on getting starting with mobile data collection explains why a data collection tool alone is not enough to make sure you are collecting consistent, clean data and how data collection standards will set your project up for success.
July 31, 2018
How to Choose the Right Mobile Data Collection Tool
Part four in our series on getting starting with mobile data collection shares the benefits of mobile over paper and the questions to ask that will help you find the right platform for your program.
July 24, 2018
What Are Your Data Requirements?
This should not come as a surprise, but data is the most important piece of any mobile data collection program. So, a comprehensive understanding of the data you need to collect is vital to understand exactly how you will collect it.
July 19, 2018
What Is Your Data Collection Process?
Part two in our series on getting starting with mobile data collection focuses on why and how to examine and outline your existing data collection process.
July 10, 2018
Dimagi Recognized on B Corporation’s 2018 Best For The World List
We are honored to share that B Corporation recognized Dimagi on its 2018 Best For the World List in two categories: customers and governance.
July 3, 2018
What Are Your Project Objectives?
Part one in our series on getting started with mobile data collection focuses on the importance of setting clear project objectives to serve as the foundation of your program.
June 27, 2018
Mobile Data Collection: How to Get Started
Mobile data collection is a method of compiling qualitative and quantitative inputs via a mobile device. This article introduces eight steps helpful steps from identifying your project objectives to sustaining your mobile data collection platform.
June 19, 2018
Why Pilot Studies Are Still Important
"Pilotitis" can make for a compelling claim, but Program Manager Jeremy Wacksman explains why pilots still represent the time and place where we get our technology right and ensure we are developing something useful for the user.
June 11, 2018
Paper to Digital
The majority of mHealth deployments we see consider migration off paper as an afterthought. As such, most of these programs never succeed in moving off paper at all.
May 22, 2018
Five design principles for digital products in developing regions
When working in underserved areas with limited infrastructure, try “designing under the mango tree.”
May 17, 2018
Midline Research Reveals Promising Results for mLabour Health Application
Contributing Authors: Molly Canty, Dimagi; Ali Flaming, Dimagi; Emily Keyes, FHI 360
April 20, 2018
Problems That Matter
Those of us working on implementing digital solutions at scale are probably very familiar with these roadblocks...
January 24, 2018
The Digital Health Tipping Point: Do Large-Scale Digital Deployments Have Higher Adoption Rates Than Smaller Ones?
Since early 2016, Dimagi has worked with a consortium of partners...
November 30, 2017
CommCare Fundamentals Now Available in 3 Languages
CommCare Fundamentals is now available in English, French, and Spanish.
November 28, 2017
Managing Devices at Scale
Key learnings from managing thousands of devices in a large-scale mobile health project
November 15, 2017
Managing Data in CommCare Starter Guide (New Resource)
Organizations around the world use CommCare applications to capture data efficiently and ensure timely access to their data for analysis and decision making.
November 3, 2017