Innovation has become a big buzzword in the international development space with donors looking to fund programmes that use the latest technology or ideas to help the world’s poorest. But what is innovation and what are the advantages and potential limitations and problems these methods can bring? How can donors/implementers think through these issues?
Lea Simpson (@leasimpson) is a business leader, trained coach and tech optimist with experience in brand, technology, commerce and design thinking and founder of the consultancy Brink (@hellobrink). She is also the Team Leader for the DFID-funded Frontier Technology Livestreaming programme.
Bojan Božović is a Principal Consultant and Project Manager of Frontier Technology Livestreaming at IMC Worldwide.