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How artificial intelligence is changing development

As we’ve discussed in earlier posts, information—and the rules and regulations around using it—is changing the way research institutions, government agencies, development organizations, multilateral organizations and their implementing agencies operate. Just as in for-profit sectors, this information revolution is providing social enterprises with opportunities to reach farther and do more through data collection and visualization technologies.  Another […]

SurveyCTO and the GDPR

Here at Dobility, we’ve always taken an approach to data security grounded in the moral obligation to protect privacy and honor confidentiality pledges. For us, that moral obligation was always binding. But with the arrival of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this obligation becomes legal as well – at least where the private or sensitive data of EU citizens is concerned…

Hear Us Speak at the Improving Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Through CSR Conference in New Delhi.

  Dobility India is excited to be speaking at the Glenmark and FICCI Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence Conference on Sharing of Best Practices: Improving Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in India in New Delhi, March 28, 2018. Here’s a quick bird’s eye view of the event’s focus: Despite the progress made in maternal, newborn, […]

We’re heading to GPSDD’s Data for Development Festival in Bristol, UK

Dobility is excited to be attending the upcoming “Data for Development Festival” event in In Bristol UK, March 21-23, 2018. This event for the partners and friends of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data will focus on driving action and fostering strong links that will lead to improved outcomes as the Global Partnership community looks ahead, […]

Will we see you at the Digital Development Conference in Washington DC?

Dobility is excited to be attending the upcoming “USAID Digital Development Forum: The Next 10 Years” event in Washington D.C on March 9th.  The conference will explore how to effectively catalyze organizational change and incentivize new approaches, utilize (smart) risk-taking and adaptation to tackle the most intractable development challenges. Over 150 thought leaders and decision makers […]

Key takeaways from EvalFest 2018, hosted by the Evaluation Community of India

It was our pleasure to attend EvalFest 2018 organized by the ECOI (Evaluation Community of India) on development evaluation. It truly served as a great learning platform to share the best practices and evaluation approaches that can be replicated and conceptualized both in an Indian and global context. Representatives from various international and regional organizations […]

Magic Bus India Foundation Collects Evidence-Based Data to Measure Their Impact on Underprivileged Youth

Magic Bus India Foundation equips some of India’s poorest children and young people with the skills and knowledge to grow up and be successful. In this case study, the Magic Bus team shares their experience with SurveyCTO and how it helped them answer the challenges that they had been facing in their Monitoring and Evaluation projects related to data security and timeliness.

We’re hiring: Product Designer

We’re looking for an inspired and energetic individual with a passion for design to join both our product and business development teams. We’re looking for a designer with an eye for clean, functional, and aesthetically-pleasing design who can help us continue to build products that are user-friendly and intuitive to a worldwide user base.

Achieving Harmony Between Project Implementation and Research – Lessons from Laterite’s Embedded Advisor Model

Laterite recently entered a long-term engagement with TechnoServe’s East Africa Coffee Initiative to provide embedded and independent research and evaluation services to their operations in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Rwanda. We spoke with the Laterite team to understand this new embedded model and how it has helped their teams achieve harmony between project implementation and research.

Mobile case management for multi-dimensional accountability

Oxfam is collaborating with local and global partners to capture, analyze, and respond to community feedback using SurveyCTO’s case management functionality in an innovative way. The goal is to inform Oxfam’s Middle East humanitarian response and give those affected by crisis a voice for improved support and services. In this post, Chris summarizes a conference session with Oxfam GB’s Emily Tomkys Valteri, including background on SurveyCTO’s support for mobile case management.