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Information Technology for Development: From charity to sustainability

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Jon Guice and Kyle Eischen argue that today the field of IT for development is characterized by non-commercial, non-technical efforts to apply standard technology in standard uses to new settings. If the field is to become a significant part of the wider IT industry, as some have advocated, there will have to be fundamental changes in the field, beginning with more basic and applied technical research.Development (2002) 45, 29–34. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1110401

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1: 1Technology and Human Development, USA 2: 2University of California, USA

Publication date: 2002-12-01

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