ICT Solution Design, Data Driven Decision Making and Data Management

Creative Data In A Global World

Diasporic use of computing, data, communication, i.e. as mediation, communication, knowledge sharing and experience, from the daily telephone call from North to South, to remittance systems based on smart phones and other digital solutions can be seen as data management of connectivity, in technical, social and cultural senses, included new solutions such crowd sourcing of knowledge from North to South.

The seminar debates new forms of research and project formats for ICT4D (Information and Communication Technology for Development, UN headline) with point of departure in Bangladeshi social enterprise mPower’s ground breaking work, reaching 2.5 million beneficiaries throughout the world, and University of Copenhagen’s experience with Africa’s first telepsychiatric system in The Horn of Africa, Somaliland, 2009-201. A key word for the seminar is Human and Context Centered ICT services design, data management, for end use in terms of project management, economic facilitation and assessment of quality etc.


10:00 - 10:10  Welcome
                         Katrine Lotz, Architecture, Urbanism, and Landscape, KADK

10:10 - 11:00  Data driven service design and deployment for the last miles: ICT for
                         Development (ICT4D) cases from Bangladesh
                         Hasib Ahsan, mPower

11:00 - 11:10  Break

11:00 - 12:00  Panel: Flemming Konradsen, Copenhagen School of Global Health, Anders
                         Michelsen, UCPH, Hasib Ahsan, mPower

12:00 - 14:00  Lunch

14:00 - 14:10  Introduction
                         Anders Michelsen, University of Copenhagen

14:10 - 14:40  ICT4D and crowd sourcing: migration for development – ideas
                         Anders Michelsen, University of Copenhagen

14:40 - 14:55  Musa Hassan Yousef, SHIFAT, Hargeisa (Via Skype)

14:55 - 15:10  Muhammad Jama, DRDO, Bosaso (Via Skype)

15:10 - 15:15  Break

15:15 - 16:00  Panel: Musa Hassan Yousef, SHIFAT, Muhammad Jama, DRDO, Hasib
                         Ahsan, mPower, Anders Michelsen, UCPH