Digital Transformation

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Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Digitization Planning Innovation
Article
Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Digitization Planning Innovation

6 Reasons Your Digital Innovations Can Fail to Reach Adoption

By Laura Scanlon
ICTworks
2023

6 Reasons Your Digital Innovations Can Fail to Reach Adoption

The article discusses six key reasons why a digital innovation product or service would fail to become widely used. They are related to organizational structure and capacity, unrealistic expectations, magpie mentality, first impressions, measurement, and founder dependency. The article also offers suggestions to bolster adoption of digital innovations, including creating a roadmap to adoption, giving […]
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Training
Digital Transformation Innovation Project Implementation Technology Solutions
Training
Digital Transformation Innovation Project Implementation Technology Solutions

VSLA Digital Training App

DanChurchAid (DCA)
2022

VSLA Digital Training App

The VSLA Simulation Game App, developed with funding from FAHU Foundation, offers an alternative approach to training people in the use of the VSLA methodology. It includes a simulation of a full VSLA cycle as well as video trainings in important elements of the VSLA methodology, all of which is based on the “Field Officer Training Guide” […]
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Research
Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits
Research
Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits

Bridging the Divide: Skills for Digital Financial Equity and Inclusion

Devex and Visa
2022

Bridging the Divide: Skills for Digital Financial Equity and Inclusion

This report showcases data-driven insights on the ways in which digital financial services, skills, and trust impact equitable and inclusive participation in the digital economy. Findings in the report show that initiatives must address the knowledge, confidence and trust needed for individuals to use the technology and services more effectively; programs are most effective when […]
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Multimedia
Data Privacy & Security Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Digitization Planning
Multimedia
Data Privacy & Security Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Digitization Planning

Digital Savings Group (DSG) Toolkit: Introductory Videos

By Lauren Henricks, Dennis Mello, Paulina (Paula) Rudnicka
Global Communities, Women for Women International
2022

Digital Savings Group (DSG) Toolkit: Introductory Videos

This playlist contains eight videos introducing – and providing guidance on how to use – the “Digital Savings Group (DSG) Toolkit: Tools to Support Safe and Gender-responsive Digitization of Savings Groups,” published by Global Communities and Women for Women International in 2022. The playlist includes the following videos: Digital Preparedness Checklist Project Staffing Monitoring and […]
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Tool
Digital Financial Services Digital Payments Digital Recordkeeping Digital Transformation
Tool
Digital Financial Services Digital Payments Digital Recordkeeping Digital Transformation

DSG Vendors and Products 

By DSG Hub
Global Communities
2022

DSG Vendors and Products 

The "DSG Vendors and Products" tool helps savings group actors identify the range of digital solutions available to fit their digitization needs.
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Brief
Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits
Brief
Digital Financial Services Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits

Scaling Up Access to Finance in Kigoma, Tanzania

UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
2022

Scaling Up Access to Finance in Kigoma, Tanzania

Under its global strategy of Leaving No One Behind in the Digital Era, the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) promotes digital financial services (DFS) as foundational to inclusive social and economic development. In Tanzania, UNCDF’s work under the Kigoma Joint Programme (KJP) highlights the evolution from financial inclusion to inclusive digital economies. KJP interventions […]
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Multimedia
Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits Digitization Risks & Barriers
Multimedia
Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Digitization Benefits Digitization Risks & Barriers

Savings Groups in the Digital Era: Promoting Gender-Responsive & Inclusive Digital Transformation

By Paula Rudnicka & Dennis Mello
Global Communities
2022

Savings Groups in the Digital Era: Promoting Gender-Responsive & Inclusive Digital Transformation

This presentation, featured at the Financial Inclusion Week 2022 organized by the Center for Financial Inclusion, explores key gender and inclusion considerations in the digital savings group (DSG) space and showcases new resources to support safe, inclusive and gender-responsive digitization of savings groups. These include the DSH Hub and the DSG Toolkit published in 2022 […]
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Article
Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Digitization Planning Program Quality
Article
Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Digitization Planning Program Quality

How-To Note: Addressing the Principles for Digital Development in Project and Activity Design

USAID
2022

How-To Note: Addressing the Principles for Digital Development in Project and Activity Design

This brief, user-friendly guide helps program design teams understand and prioritize the Digital Principles most relevant to their work. Through a series of leading questions and worksheets, the digital activity design checklist provides actionable guidance for each Digital Principle and shares additional resources for ensuring that programs are well-designed and effective.
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Blog Post
Digital Transformation Digitization Planning Financial Inclusion FinTech
Blog Post
Digital Transformation Digitization Planning Financial Inclusion FinTech

Our Digital Journey with Savings Groups: What We Got Wrong and the Lessons We’ve Learned Along the Way

By David Panetta,
October 5, 2022

Our Digital Journey with Savings Groups: What We Got Wrong and the Lessons We’ve Learned Along the Way

This blog summarizes an interview with early developers and adopters of savings group technologies who were asked to reflect on their digital journeys.
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Tool
digital divide Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digital Transformation
Tool
digital divide Digital Inclusion Digital Literacy Digital Transformation

DSG Toolkit: Promoting Women’s Digital Capabilities

By Lauren Hendricks, Dennis Mello, Paulina (Paula) Rudnicka
Global Communities, Women for Women International
2022

DSG Toolkit: Promoting Women’s Digital Capabilities

Limited digital capability—understood as knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to use digital tools effectively, confidently and safely —is a key barrier to women’s adoption of technology, including digital solutions for savings groups. This tool provides practical tips and suggestions for promoting digital capability among women as part of any digitization project. It is intended for […]
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