ENTRIES TAGGED "mobile disruption"

Mobile participatory budgeting helps raise tax revenues in Congo

The World Bank found the ROI in open government through civic participation and mobile phones.

In a world awash in data, connected by social networks and focused on the next big thing, stories about genuine innovation get buried behind the newest shiny app or global development initiative. For billions of people around the world, the reality is that inequality in resources, access to education or clean water, or functional local government remain serious concerns. South…
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"The President of the United States is on the phone. Would you like to Hangout on Google+?"

"The President of the United States is on the phone. Would you like to Hangout on Google+?"

Can a Google+ Hangout bring the president closer to the citizens he serves?

President Obama will join the first presidential Hangout on Google+ on January 30, 2012, as part of the White House's commitment "to creating a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration."

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Keeping Safari Books on top

Keeping Safari Books on top

Andrew Savikas on how Safari Books is evolving to meet customers' needs.

Safari Books Online CEO Andrew Savikas talks about Safari Books' success and how it's incorporating mobile technologies into its business model.

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Smartphones and spheres of influence

Smartphones and spheres of influence

Tyler Bell on how smartphones expand our influence to people and places.

As a part of an ongoing series looking at mobile disruption, Tyler Bell offers his take on how smartphones can be harnessed individually and collectively.

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Open government data to fuel Kenya's app economy

Open government data to fuel Kenya's app economy

The launch of Open Kenya suggests government as a platform is growing.

The government of Kenya has launched Open Kenya, an open data platform, and it's looking to the country's dynamic development community to make useful applications for its citizens.

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People don't need faster horses

People don't need faster horses

Joe Wikert on creating mobile experiences that surpass expectations.

As a part of an ongoing series looking at mobile disruption, Joe Wikert talks about how mobile, specifically econtent, can offer consumers something more than what they've previously experienced.

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