MPTM 680-01ICT4D: Information and Communication Technologies for DevelopmentM a r i a F . T r u j i l l o , P h D .
23Previously•Guns, Germs and Steel•Kicking away the ladder•Out of poverty•Think like a freakStarting point was never equalMaybe the same development path is not feasible?Focus on the one-acre farmersOut of the box thinking
3ProjectsDue: Oct 12What dimensionswere we trying to measure?1.Operational use:Is the GMS approach for transfer of the PR-DBD within apackage of management strengthening interventions feasible andacceptable? Does it result with adoption of the PR-DBD for operational use?2.Management behaviors:To what extent there are changes in PR and SRmanagement behaviorsas a result of using the dashboard?For example, doesthe PR take decisions using the PR-DBD?3.Completenessand timeliness:Does the PR-DBD increase completeness andtimeliness of reporting at the PR and SR levels? What are the success factorsand challenges?4.Program performance:Does the PR-DBD lead to improvements inperformance of grants as reflected in the grant indicators? What are thesuccess factors and challenges?
11The Tipping Point•Everynewtechnology hasatippingpoint•1984: First low-costFax Machinesintroduced•Sales grew slowly but steadily until 1987, when enough