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Crisis Tech

By Suzie Boss

Listening closely to users has enabled developers to create digital tools that support responses to the recent Ebola outbreak.

Zone of Impact

By Sacha Litman 2

A school-based collective impact project in West Dallas, Texas, is yielding lessons on how to compile and use big data.

Digital Fluency at the BOP

By Oliver Gilbert

Mobile adoption at the base of the pyramid will bring massive development benefits, but we must seize the unique opportunity to drive pre-emptive positive digital behavior to help safeguard vulnerable communities.

Data Game

By Suzie Boss

To leverage data science for social good, one company is working to foster a bit of healthy competition.

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Design Thinking for Social Innovation

By Tim Brown & Jocelyn Wyatt 33

Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the look and functionality of products. Recently, they have begun using design techniques to tackle more complex problems, such as finding ways to provide low-cost healthcare throughout the world.