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
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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
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.