A quick guide to implementing ICT for development projects

From iCommons A quick guide to implementing ICT for development projects:

Pre-project best practices

  1. Conduct a needs assessment
  2. Ensure ownership, get local buy-in and find a champion
  3. Identify key external challenges

Project rollout best practices

  1. Avoid duplication of efforts
  2. Take small achievable steps and stay focussed
  3. Stay Focussed
  4. Critically evaluate efforts and adapt as needed

Post-project best practices

  1. Final project evaluation
  2. Disseminate information
  3. Make it sustainable

If you need to cite this article in a formal way (i.e. for bibliographical purposes) I dare suggest:

Peña-López, I. (2007) “A quick guide to implementing ICT for development projects” In ICTlogy, #40, January 2007. Barcelona: ICTlogy.
Retrieved month dd, yyyy from http://ictlogy.net/review/?p=501

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  1. Thanks for the link, Jam. Most experiences in mobile solutions have been really successful in developing countries, so it seems that these news are good news and in the good path. Let’s see how the whole thing evolves :)

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About Me

    I am Ismael Peña-López.

    I am professor at the School of Law and Political Science of the Open University of Catalonia, and researcher at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute and the eLearn Center of that university. I am also the director of the Open Innovation project at Fundació Jaume Bofill.