Building, implementing and maintaining software is a difficult and expensive business, even under the best conditions.
DIAL confronts these systemic and seemingly intractable issues through three programs:
Identification of cross-sector ICT4SDG software and existing platform gaps
Support for the maturation of open source software platforms used in humanitarian and development programs through the Open Source Center
Capacity improvement through stewardship of the Principles for Digital Development and easy-to-use “how-to” guidance