Friday, September 11, 2015

The Future of Knowledge Sharing in a Digital Age: Exploring Impacts and Policy Implications for Development 

IDS Evidence Report 125 by Gregson, J., Brownlee, J.M., Playforth, R. and Bimbe, N.

Over the next 15 years, developing countries are likely to experience sweeping changes in how states and societies engage with knowledge. These changes hold the potential to improve people’s lives by making information more available, increasing avenues for political and economic engagement, and making government more transparent and responsive.....

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Forthcoming presentation at the Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide Conference

We are pleased have received word that our presentation "Supporting effective use through a technology stewardship model" accepted at the PPDD 2015 conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.  

Dr. Gow will presenting the preliminary results of our research at this event, hoping to generate further discussion on our approach to inclusive innovation and technology stewardship.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Communications Policy South, Taiwan

The paper, "Technology Stewarding method for Knowledge Mobilizationin Agriculture Communities of Practice", authors: Nuwan Waidyanatha , Gordon Gow , Chandana Jayathilake , Timothy Barlott , Helen Hambly, and Mahmuda Anwar; was presented at CPRsouth2015 in Taipei, Taiwan. The event was hosted by Innovation Center for Big Data and Digital Convergence, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan.

Abstract presentation at KDU-IRC 2015 in Colombo

I was glad to present an abstract on our partnership development project in the 8th International Research Conference at the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Colombo, Sri Lanka on 28th August 2015.
I was the first presenter on the second day of the conference under the "Computing in Governance" session. Participants were interested on the Frontlinesms and FreedomFone FOSS and the "rapid prototyping, campaign concept".

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