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 and The World Bank Co-Host Panel on Designing Technology for Citizen Engagement

03.05.2015

On Friday, February 27, Reboot and The World Bank welcomed a diverse group of design and development practitioners to our office for a discussion of “My Voice,” a tool to collect citizen feedback and improve public services, piloted last year in rural Nigeria. The World Bank’s Matthew McNaughton and Paula Rossiasco, along with our own Zack Brisson and Nonso Jideofor, reflected on lessons from the launch and discussed with audience members the constraints of working within large development organizations, the practical challenges of creating durable citizen feedback loops using new technologies, and future opportunities for more learning, evaluation, and scaling up. 

Welcome Hani Kfouri and Jenna Steckel!

03.05.2015

We are happy to have Hani and Jenna join the Reboot team as Programs and Communications Interns. Hani is currently an MPA candidate at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service, where he is studying public finance and international development, and working to develop NYU’s global network as Wagner’s student senator. Jenna brings experience in event curation, communications, and the tech world. Beyond Reboot, Jenna works as a Research Assistant at NYU’s SPAM Lab for perception and motivation and organizes Action Design, a speaker series on designing for behavioral change.

Kicking off the NYC Service Jam with the question: What is a service?

02.25.2015

Dave Algoso and Kerry Brennan will help kick off the NYC Service Jam on Friday, February 27 with a framing discussion on the question of what a service really is. They will challenge participants to think holistically about the nature of service challenges, including how both technological and human components interact to shape the service experience. More details here.

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