Magpi Rated Top Digital Data Collection App by Kopernik Impact Tracker Technology


Mobile data application, Magpi, has been ranked Top Digital Data Collection App by Kopernik Impact Tracker Technology! Congratulations to the Magpi on the award and the new website!
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When Social Media Broadcasts Both Peace and Conflict


How can social media help peacebuilders in an information environment?

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GDELT Global Dashboard: Big Data for Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding


How does the GDELT Global Dashboard work and what can peacebuilding practitioners get out of using GDELT’s event data? Check out TC109: Tech for Conflict Management & Peacebuilding course facilitator Charles Martin-Shields in his recent post in “Insight on Conflict”.
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TechChange New Staff Spotlight: Delanie Ricketts


Delanie recently joined us as an Online Instructional Designer where she will build eLearning courses for TechChange’s clients. Before moving to DC to join TechChange, Delanie lived in Uganda where she worked at the Infectious Diseases Institute as a …
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The Role of Ethics in Using ICTs for Peacebuilding


Peacebuilders face a variety of risks at multiple different levels when using ICTs in any political environment. What are a few things conflict managers can focus on while planning a project?
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TechChange New Staff Spotlight: Katie Perry


Katherine (Katie) Perry has recently joined us as a communications and operations associate where she will be key in TechChange’s daily operations and communications efforts. Katie previously served as a researcher at the Youth, Prosperity, and Security …
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5 Best Practices for Using ICT in International Development Evaluations


Sustainability is the theme for the 2014 American Evaluation Association conference to be held in Denver on October 15-18th. Donors, and evaluators themselves, are demanding more and more from the evaluator profession as accountability and transparency have become hot …
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Liberating Data for Humans with Data Visualizations


In his 2006 TED talk, Hans Rosling used data visualizations to deconstruct his students’ assumptions about the ‘developed’ and ‘developing’ dichotomy of countries. He looked at the patterns and demonstrated how they were easily …
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What the Data Revolution Means for Global Development and M&E


In the last decade, new technology has made advances in data storage and analysis to leverage the greater volume of data available. The digital universe made up of all the data we create and copy will only increase in …
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Storytelling with Video Animation: How to Measure Peace


How do you measure peace?

In July, DME for Peace got in touch with TechChange to help tell the story about the challenges that peacebuilders face. DME for Peace (Design, Monitoring & Evaluation …
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