Ethical IT for International Development


Opening up MEL technology

Technology for monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL): we need to address complexity, interoperability and affordability.


Creating the Open Contracting Data Standard

The Open Contracting Data Standard launched in November. Here's the low-down on what the standard is and what it can offer to governments and citizens. 


Developing for Development

What's it like being a developer at Aptivate? I've been a developer at Aptivate for 10 years, and volunteered part-time in my evenings and weekends for 3 years before...

Expertise in ICT4D

 - Low bandwidth
- Open-source software
- Data visualization
- Appropriate technologies



 We build web, database and mobile applications for agencies, organisations and local communities.


Agile Participation

 - User-centered
- Agile
- Participatory
- Consensus-driven