Mobile Monitoring Evaluation
Mobile data collection in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) refers to using mobile devices like mobile phones, tablet computers and PDAs for performing surveys.
In my opinion the best known example of a company which lets their employees work on “personal” projects, is Google. This “Internet juggernaut”, encourages its engineers to take 20 percent of their time to work on a personal project, which is company-related and is of personal interest.
The idea of the digital changing things sounds hardly impressive for both professionals and common users of the countless number of electronic devices, gadgets and applications which have actually become part and parcel of our lives and are simply here to stay.
This time the Mikstuira.IT event was slightly different as we wanted to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the birth of Ruby – an object-oriented scripting language created in 1993 by Yukihiro Matsumoto (Matz for short).
On the 30th of January we took part in Sektor 3.0 – a conference organized by the Polish-American Freedom Foundation and the Information Society Development Foundation at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice.
“Impact mapping is a variant of the InUse effect mapping method, introduced by Mijo Balic and Ingrid Domingues (Ottersten), combined with impact maps for training organisations invented by Robert O. Brinkerhoff, the feature injection ideas of Chris Matts and the measurability and iterative delivery ideas by Tom Gilb”.
“The Times They Are a-Changin” – the title of an album and a song by BoB Dylan is a good description of the current state of affairs in the Web and Mobile world. The web is more complicated than ever: a plethora of devices combined with multiple browsing and usage contexts for websites and web applications.
In early June I took part in Webinale Berlin – a holistic event with an ambition to embrace and combine the business, technology and design perspectives on web and mobile development, e-commerce, conversion, social media, online marketing, tech start-ups, etc.