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iHub Research By Angela Okune / March 15, 2012

The “researcher effect” – Day 3 at ICTD 2012


The 3rd day of the ICTD 2012 conference has not lost any of the energy and psych that it began with! Today was full of interesting (and some controversial) presentations, which were all streamed live at We started in the morning with a discussion of the important contribution of

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / March 14, 2012

ICTD 2012 Day 2

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Bringing you a short tidbit from Day 2 at the ICTD 2012 conference in Atlanta. Today was largely based around 2 plenary sessions (rather than break-out sessions like yesterday). We also had the honor to hear from Honorable Minister Omobola Johnson from the Nigerian Ministry of Communications Technology. One of

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / March 13, 2012

iHub Research at ICTD 2012 Conference (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)

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iHub Research is happy to be part of the ICTD 2012 conference being held in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference is running from March 12 – 15th, 2012 and has brought together the most passionate ICTD practitioners and academics. This morning opened with a keynote speech from our very own David

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / March 5, 2012

User Experience Pre-Test on M–Governance Applications


Leveraging the extremely high mobile penetration and uptake of mobile applications across the country, iHub Research is exploring the conditions needed for successful use of mobiles that could bypass the need for physical interaction and communication. The user experience pre-test conducted by iHub Research looked at three applications that have

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iHub By Angela Okune / February 29, 2012

iHub Research at the 3rd Mobile Communications for Development Conference in New Delhi, India

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“For global development, its not what the smartest phone can do, it’s what the 30 USD “smart-ish” data phone will do.”  – Jonathan Donner, Microsoft Research The conference, organized by SERD in collaboration with HumanIT, Karlstad University, was held at the Mapple Emerald Hotel from Feb. 28 – 29, 2012,

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