The Future of Technology in the Social Sector. Get Informed & Get Involved Edward G. Happ December 3, 2012. A Brief Introduction. 13 Years on Wall Street 10 Years in management consulting 12 years in NGOs Global CIO at IFRC in Geneva Former CIO at STC/US & UK
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Get Informed & Get Involved
Edward G. Happ
December 3, 2012
40 exabytes (4.0 x 1019)
of new info in 2012
Mary Meeker, Gigaom, April 2012
Lower ICT Index
Higher ICT Index
Human Development Index from the United Nations Development Program’s Human DevelopmentReport .
ICT index from a 2011 survey of NS ICT capacity, derived from 18 ICT capacity factors (self reported).
to local ER
to the beneficiary to collaboration
Think:including a proactive
mobile ICT strategy
in development programs
Think : inviting citizens to join our
Think:advocating with beneficiaries
and joining their
Think:inviting survivors into our
supply chain as partners
Think: paying attention and
partnering with those
who bring early innovations.
in the delivery of programs
Think:partnering with non-traditional
innovators who delivery
assistance in more direct
and connected ways
“Whatever comes out of these gates, we got a better chance of survival if we work together.”Collaboration: a movie lesson
Potential Disruptive Innovations enabled by technology
“By the end of 2012, the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the number of people on earth, and by 2016 there will be 1.4 mobile devices per capita” (over 10 billion mobile connected devices) --Cisco Visual Network Index Forecast, February 2012