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Development Informatics (DI)

ICT is enabling countries around the world to generate jobs from knowledge-based products and services. Development Informatics provides vital strategies and policy reforms for headway in these markets. DI projects align interests of stakeholders in support of market-driven strategies, and build sustained capabilities in the public and private sector. Our principals have experience in more than 60 countries. We succeed by sharing knowledge, building relationships, and delivering powerful e-learning systems that enable champions and decisionmakers to stay competitive in an era of fast-changing markets and technologies. DI practice areas include policy/institutional assessments and strategies, pilot project for rurual and urban telecenters, skills training and certification, and ICT diaspora linkages for sustained and replicable initiatives.(dot-GOV)

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DOT: dot-GOV

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Additional Information:

For more information on working with Development Informatics:
Ed Malloy, dot-GOV CTO
Email: Tel: +1 202 712-1579

Internews Network
Sarah Tisch, Program Director
Email: Tel: +1 202 833-5740

Development Informatics
1911 N. Van Buren Street
United States

Phone: 703-524-2700
Fax: 703-841-9847

Country Experience:

Cameroon, Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Togo, Zimbabwe

Asia & Near East
China, Egypt, India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam

Europe & Eurasia
Bulgaria, Croatia, Ireland, Russian Federation

Latin America & Caribbean
Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay

Other Countries
United States, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Grenada, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, Japan, Macau, Mauritius, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Portugal, Réunion, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, São Tomé and Príncipe, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan Province of China, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States Virgin Islands, Vanuatu

Institutional Capacities:

Hardware, software, and physical infrastructure
Telecenters/Public Access Centers (installing LANs, establishing access, maintenance).
PC or online based training systems/ e-learning
Web design and development
Usability & user interface for disabled, non-literate, etc
CDRom based education
Software and application development
Information systems & database development
Knowledge management, collaboration tools
PDA/Wireless/cell phones
VoIP (Voice over IP)
Technical training (LAN admin, web design, PC maintenance, software development, etc)
Internationalization of software/web sites/training content
Connectivity and telecoms assessments (local)
Connectivity and telecoms assessments (national/regional)
Portal design, development, maintenance
Application selection and integration
Content management applications

Public access to ICTs
Developing local partnerships with entrepreneurs, private sector
Organizational capacity building
Business development training activities to promote sustainability
Small-business financial planning
E-readiness assessments
Community access telecenter establishment
Public access / outreach for special target groups
Telecenter associations/ networks
Public access for e-govt service delivery

Capacity building of SME
Small-business financial planning
ICT training for standard business applications
Public/private sector partnerships
Working with women-owned businesses
Working with the informal economy
Trade (domestic and/or international)
E-business applications (e-marketing, customer service, supply chain management)
Procurement applications

Procurement and services systems
Capacity building and reform through ICTs
Information systems development for Government
Public/private sector partnerships
Citizen participation/ civil society development
Building service delivery systems
Service delivery for traditionally disadvantaged (women, disabled, minorities, etc)
Civil and human rights
Portal design, development, maintenance

E-learning & e-training
Interactive web, CD-ROM or hybrid delivery learning systems
Repurposing face-to-face training to e-learning
Creating content for e-learning content
Implemening e-learning/e-training activities, and scaling up projects
Software development of digital delivery and administration applications
Localizing content and applications

ICT projects for targeted audiences
Virtual communities and electronic networks
ICT training for targeted communities
Illiterate/low literacy/ non-latin characters
Rural populations
Low income communities

Telecommunications policy and regulations
Regulatory body capacity building
Spectrum management
Radio frequency management and policy
Internet licensing policy
Telecommunications regulation legislation
Telecommunication regulatory agency-related legislation
Human resources and telecommunciations
Dispute resolution and mechanisms
Trade-related agreements and telecommunications
E-commerce and telecommunications policy
Tender processes
Telecommunications legislation

Monitoring and evaluation
M&E for ICT and development programs
Formative and quantitative evaluation
Measuring impact for women, disabled, and other target groups

ICT and Agriculture
Access to agricultural information

ICT and Health
HIV/AIDS programs
Improving community access to health

Content development and repurposing
Content development for specific sectors

ICT and Gender
Public access to ICTs for women and girls
Working with women in the informal economy
Education for women and girls
IT training and employment for women and girls

ICT and Formal Education
Project-based learning through ICTs

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Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Energy and Information Technology (EGAT/EIT/IT), Office of Human Capacity Development: Basic Education Team (EGAT/HCD), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.
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