To view the video in The Guardian’s Impact and Effectiveness Hub, click here.
THE FUTURE IS HERE! But why is it so hard to apply technology to development challenges in the field? This video with Laura Walker Hudson of Social Impact Lab explores this question in more depth, with topics including:
Getting harried aid workers thinking about new ways of doing things.
Making technology work in broader contexts, more sustainably, and aiming for quality outcomes.
Managing the transition from “pilotisis” to “scale-up fever.”
Understanding barriers to progress at an organizational level.
But don’t take our word for it. Check out the video below:
Developed in partnership with the Social Impact Lab Foundation, AES, and PROFOR, this is the second animated video that we’ve done with Laura Walker Hudson (The first was The Power of SMS and Social Change).
As always, we’d love your thoughts, so please feel free to leave a comment below or tweet @TechChange. Thanks!
In preparation for our upcoming course on Mobile Phones for Public Health, we wanted to share our most recent attempt to blend compelling narration with informative animation. In this short clip, Laura Walker Hudson of FrontlineSMS shares insights on why SMS offers new opportunities in every conceivable area of social change work.
How’d we do? What do you think? Would love to hear your comments below.