Developing Measurement Frameworks

August 20, 2013

Best practices in the development, design and implementation of measurement frameworks (benchmarks, standards, rating systems, etc.).

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Places to Intervene

September 19, 2012

If we commonly believe that “technology is the answer to all our problems”, perhaps we might consider what problems technology is causing or exacerbating.

Absorbing the Complexity

April 28, 2012

Reflections on the state of digital government and a plan for where it should go.

Measuring Impacts

June 5, 2011

An OECD report on measuring the social and economic impacts of ICTs.

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Zones of Silence

May 2, 2010

An article on how digital divide work frequently obscures what it is like on “the other side of the information highway”.

The ICT Iceburg

July 15, 2009

New computers in a classroom may help students learn, but what happens to the computers that they replace, and to the health of communities that process them as e-waste?

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A Field Guide for the Green Technologist?

May 1, 2009

Brian Dougherty’s book Green Graphic Design (2008) is a field guide for the green designer.

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Broadband Atlas Design

January 2, 2009

To build the best high-speed internet networks it is important to understand the location of existing infrastructure; the types and locations of various local broadband providers; the availability, quality and capacity of broadband service; and the types of technology used. Mapping these elements can help.

User Benefits of Broadband Networks

January 2, 2009

Developing an assessment tool to evaluate the benefits of broadband networks to their users.