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  • An introduction to ICT in Development / An introduction to what I do; what I have done and introduce my translator Ha,
  • Talk about :- ICT definition; How we see the world, with communications, television, mobile phone and describe how it's all part of ICT. What Is ICT Information, Communication and Technology. A Collection of technologies that deal specifically with processing, storing, and communicating information
  • Empowering People – Giving people the right to have access to the global community – how we all have access to the same information Communications - Ability to talk, send, receive information with anyone in the world. Education – The idea of distant learning, (video conference) having a teacher in Hanoi whilst you live in Cao Bang province. The ability to learn from the Internet, courses, education Facilitate Change – The access to information allows information sharing between the global community – no restrictions, on poverty, age or gender What Can ICT Do? Empowering People Communications Education Facilitate Change
  • Talk about how the NGO community can access this technology and become empowered like large scale businesses. Open Source – Free software / technology developed by any individual for no financial gain can give the power of expensive software to the people (NGOS)‏ ICT in NGOs / Development
  • Telecommuniction, India and Africa have on line classrooms/ allowing for students in rural / or povery backgrounds to have courses through online and mobile phone technology. Education ICT an application for participation An instrument for enhancing peoples capabilities
  • Use a database to collect donors information, using email to target donors. Even using the idea of Web 2.0 technology / facebook, twitter Myspace to obtain donors from the global community. ICT & Fund Raising Using ICT to organise and contact your donors.
  • Adavantages to process large amounts of data for eg. Predictions on weather reports / flooding in Hanoi. Tornado's . Knowledge Based Systems / GIS Knowledge-based system is a computer system that is programmed to imitate human problem-solving by means of artificial intelligence.
  • Talk about a national database for Volunteers. Talk about a database and tracking system in a school. Talk about a virtual classroom , talk about NGORC database. Developing Software Every development organisation has specific needs and goals. Computer software can be designed to help achieve these outcomes.
  • Illegal Software – illegal software causes security problems / affecting businesses and organisations. Loss of data / fines Financial restictions – How can small NGO's local organisations sepend 10s of thousands on internet developers / software Education - people in rural areas have limited or no access no IT technology / how do we get to these people. Language – converting the mass of technical data into the Vietnamese Language Infrastructure development – access to the Internet in Rural areas/ how can we configure a computer system in the office / backups / security anti Virus Challenges Of ICT in NGO Illegal Software Financial Restrictions Education Language Infrastructure Development
  • Education / training on the basics facilitating change by showing how we can use technology/ the internet / creation of blogs how to access information Open source – The free alternative to expensive software Best Practices – How to manage our ideas / equipment and to get the best from what we have. How we can help ? Education – Training, procedures Open Source – Free software Best Practices - Advice
  • www.ngocentre.org.vn/ict4dev Twitter : ICT4DEVWG

ICT for NGO's ICT for NGO's Presentation Transcript

  • ICT For NGO's by Paul Griffiths
  • What Is ICT Information, Communication and Technology. A Collection of technologies that deal specifically with processing, storing, and communicating information
  • What Can ICT Do? Lotus / HCMC
    • Empowering People
    • Communications
    • Education
    • Facilitate Change
  • ICT in NGOs / Development 1. How can ICT Help ? 2. What can we do to facilitate this change ?
    • ICT an application for participation
    • An instrument for enhancing peoples
    • capabilities
    Education
  • ICT & Fund Raising Using ICT to organise and contact your donors.
  • Knowledge Based Systems / GIS Knowledge-based system is a computer system that is programmed to imitate human problem-solving by means of artificial intelligence. Can be used to develop natural disaster management systems
  • Developing Software Every development organisation has specific needs and goals. Computer software can be designed to help achieve these outcomes.
    • Challenges Of ICT in NGO
    • Illegal Software
    • Financial Restrictions
    • Education
    • Language
    • Infrastructure Development
    • What is needed?
    • Education – Training, procedures
    • Open Source – Free software
    • Best Practices - Advice
  • www.ngocentre.org.vn/ictdwg Twitter : ICT4DEVWG