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<ul><li><p>Innovate. Connect. Transform. Development community </p><p>perceptions of ICT4D</p><p>Photo by: Sam Phelps for Catholic Relief Services</p></li><li><p>OVERVIEW</p><p>www.devex.com 2</p><p> Devex conducted a online survey to test the development communitys perception on Information Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) for the upcoming ICT4D Conference in Zambia, May 8-10, 2018. </p><p> Tapping into the global Devex community of over 800,000 professionals, Devex distributed the survey to a target recipient group of senior development professionals in donor agencies, government, development consulting firms, NGOs, foundations and corporations.</p></li><li><p>METHODOLOGY</p><p>www.devex.com 3</p><p> The online survey was conducted from April 6, 2018 to April 16, 2018.</p><p> The survey was sent to 18,260 senior development professionals in donor agencies, government, development consulting firms, NGOs, foundations and corporations.</p><p> A total of 619 respondents answered the survey for a response rate of 3.4%. </p><p> To provide actionable information, the survey data was analyzed across different demographic questions and showed percentage changes for year-on-year comparisons, where available.</p></li><li><p>..and have the most extensive experience in..</p><p>WHO ARE THE SURVEY RESPONDENTS?</p><p>www.devex.com 4</p><p>The survey respondents work for..</p><p>9%NGO DEVELOPMENT </p><p>CONSULTING FIRM</p><p>19%</p><p>PROJECT MANAGEMENT, FINANCE &amp; OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE</p><p>27%</p><p>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT</p><p>DEMOCRACY, PUBLIC SECTOR REFORM &amp; </p><p>GOVERNANCE</p><p>31%35%</p><p>11%36% INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT</p><p>DONOR AGENCY OR GOVERNMENT </p><p>DEPARTMENT</p><p>22%</p><p>AGRICULTURE &amp; FOOD SECURITY</p><p>AFRICA ASIA</p><p>53% 38%</p><p>The majority of respondents are senior and executive level development professionals85%</p><p>EDUCATION</p><p>25%</p></li><li><p>41%41%</p><p>48%51%52%53%</p><p>55%63%</p><p>65%68%</p><p>75%77%77%</p><p>90%</p><p>0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90%</p><p>Virtual Reality</p><p>Blockchain</p><p>3D Printing</p><p>Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning</p><p>Unmanned Aerial Vehicles / Drones</p><p>Platform Economy</p><p>Biometrics</p><p>Internet of Things</p><p>Cloud / Software-as-a-Service</p><p>Big Data</p><p>Geospatial Analysis / Mapping</p><p>Data Analytics</p><p>Ultra-low-cost Smartphones</p><p>Connectivity</p><p>5www.devex.com</p><p>WHAT ICT TREND WILL POSITIVELY IMPACT THE AID/DEVELOPMENT SECTOR OVER THE NEXT 5 YEARS?</p><p>Chart shows % of responses for ratings 8-10</p></li><li><p>6www.devex.com</p><p>34%</p><p>30%</p><p>22%</p><p>14%</p><p>OVER THE PAST YEAR, WHAT % OF PROGRAMS IN YOUR ORGANIZATION INCLUDE AN ICT4D COMPONENT?</p><p>25% to 49%</p><p>50 to 75%</p><p>Less than 25%</p><p>More than 75%</p><p>Chart shows % of responses</p></li><li><p>7www.devex.com</p><p>82% 81%76% 73%</p><p>69%</p><p>0%</p><p>20%</p><p>40%</p><p>60%</p><p>80%</p><p>100%</p><p>Timely data Higher quality data Improve programaccountability</p><p>Improve programdecision making</p><p>Cost savings</p><p>TO WHAT DEGREE DO DIGITAL TOOLS BENEFIT CERTAIN ASPECTS OF AID/DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS? </p><p>Chart shows % of responses for ratings 8-10</p></li><li><p>8www.devex.com</p><p>72%</p><p>64%59% 57%</p><p>54%</p><p>0%</p><p>10%</p><p>20%</p><p>30%</p><p>40%</p><p>50%</p><p>60%</p><p>70%</p><p>80%</p><p>Information security /data privacy</p><p>Retaining skilled staff Resistance to change Difficulty aligningtechnology withimproved project</p><p>results</p><p>Return on investmentis not compelling</p><p>WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST CONCERN WITH ICT4D?</p><p>Chart shows % of responses for ratings 8-10</p></li><li><p>39%</p><p>49%</p><p>54%</p><p>54%</p><p>81%</p><p>0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90%</p><p>More savvy data consumers withinthe organization</p><p>Institutional donors demanding betterdata</p><p>More capable data producers withinthe organization</p><p>Executive leadership modeling datause</p><p>Easier tools for data collection andanalysis</p><p>9www.devex.com</p><p>WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE TOP 3 MOST POWERFUL ENABLERS FOR AID/DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS TO DEEPEN A CULTURE OF DATA USE? </p><p>Chart shows % of responses</p></li><li><p>10www.devex.com</p><p>13%</p><p>17%</p><p>20%23%</p><p>27%</p><p>Chart shows % of responses</p><p>We endorsed the principles but do not yet rigorously adhere to them</p><p>We promote and try to follow the principles</p><p>We promote, proactively follow and invest financial/human resources to align to the principles</p><p>We do not intentionally follow the principles</p><p>We take a best effort approach to adhere to the principles when possible</p><p>WHAT BEST DESCRIBES YOUR ORGANIZATIONS VIEW OF THE PRINCIPLES FOR DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT?</p></li><li><p>11www.devex.com</p><p>36%</p><p>27%</p><p>24%</p><p>13%</p><p>WHAT BEST CATEGORIZES ICT4D/DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUR ORGANIZATION</p><p>We are working towards a central ICT4D support function</p><p>We have an established unit to centrally support our programs with ICT4D resources and standards</p><p>We have decentralized our ICT4D support to the region or country level</p><p>ICT4D decision making and support primarily resides within each project</p><p>Chart shows % of responses</p></li><li><p>12www.devex.com</p><p>28%</p><p>28%</p><p>44%</p><p>WHAT BEST CATEGORIZES THE ICT4D TOOLS USED IN YOUR ORGANIZATIONS?</p><p>People choose from a centrally curated set of tools that are supported by the organization but have liberty to deviate</p><p>People use different software and devices across the organization and make decisions as they see fit</p><p>People choose from a centrally set of tools that are supported by the organization and do not have the liberty to choose other tools</p><p>Chart shows % of responses</p></li><li><p>13www.devex.com</p><p>74% 73%</p><p>63% 62%</p><p>45%</p><p>31%</p><p>14%</p><p>0%</p><p>10%</p><p>20%</p><p>30%</p><p>40%</p><p>50%</p><p>60%</p><p>70%</p><p>80%</p><p>Businesses Universities Non-Profitorganizations</p><p>Medicalinstitutions</p><p>Nationalgovernment</p><p>Localgovernment</p><p>Religiousinstitutions</p><p>WHICH TYPE OF PARTNERS ARE MOST LIKELY TO CONTINUE USING ICT4D TOOLS AFTER THE PROGRAM IS OVER? </p><p>Chart shows % of responses for rating 8-10</p></li><li><p>14www.devex.com</p></li></ul>

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