Context-Driven Programming for Governance Reform

Context-Driven Programming for Governance Reform

In development, "best practices” often obscure our understanding of how governments perform. We pioneered a public finance evaluation framework that builds reform on existing capabilities in response to contextual constraints.

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ICT for Voter Registration

ICT for Voter Registration

Inclusive elections are one of the most basic tenets of legitimate democracies. We built a digital voter registration platform to help foster greater inclusivity in Libya's elections.

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Service Design for Humanitarian Aid

Service Design for Humanitarian Aid

Relief disbursement can often be turbulent for program administrators and beneficiaries alike. We helped design mobile financial services for those most in need and hardest to reach.

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Reboot is a social impact firm dedicated to inclusive development and accountable governance. We help governments, foundations, and international organizations achieve their missions.

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Nina Kiernan Joins Reboot

04.29.2015

We are delighted to welcome Nina Kiernan as our new Operations Manager. For the last seven years, Nina worked as part of UNICEF Staff Well-Being Unit, where she helped to implement well-being policies and interventions to support staff around the world. Prior to UNICEF, Nina taught elementary and preschool children, and continues to volunteer with a local literacy program. At Reboot, Nina will design tools and policies to keep the Reboot team happy, productive, and growing.

Manila Workshop: “Doing Development Differently” In Practice

04.24.2015

Zack Brisson and Dave Algoso will facilitate a series of breakout groups exploring the “Doing Development Differently” principles in practice at a workshop hosted by ODI and The Asia Foundation, April 27-28 in Manila. Practitioners from the Philippines, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia and Mongolia will share their efforts to be problem-driven, work iteratively, engage teams and coalitions, and produce solutions that are “fit to context” and politically smart. Suggest “burning questions” for the group via this form, and follow the conversation at #differentdev, with Dave’s updates at @dalgoso.

What Can Design Intelligence Do?

04.23.2015

Panthea Lee will be a featured panelist at the Second Annual Design Intelligence Conference at Parsons The New School on April 25, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM in New York City. The panel, bringing together design practitioners from IDEO, Reboot, Public Policy Lab, and elsewhere, will address the question “what can design intelligence do?” from different sectoral perspectives. The event is open to the public; register for tickets here and follow along online with #SDMDesignIntelligence and @PantheaLee.

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