A detailed map of the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Open Street Map Amateur mappers the world over have long known that they can support global development, from the comfort of their homes,…

Charles Fox, Benjamin Stewart |

Open data for economic growth continues to create buzz in all circles.  We wrote about it ourselves on this blog site earlier in the year.  You can barely utter the phrase without somebody…

Alla Morrison, Prasanna Lal Das |

For Concepción, Chile, a smart city began with people using Lego blocks. Together with the World Bank, Chile's Unit of Smart Cities in its Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications has…

Victor Mulas, Eva Clemente |

Mobile Affordability Gap in Peru With the increase in geographic coverage and the adoption of prepaid phones, penetration in Latin America has increased dramatically. Wireless Intelligence…

Arturo Muente-Kunigami |

I am very pleased to share with you that the infoDev Global Forum on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Brazil last week was a great success.  There was over 1, 000 participants from around the…