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Open Data Kit Ushahidi - Support for Emergencies Citizen election reporting in Kenya was a breakthrough in online-offline collaboration The Kenyan elections were more than a month ago, but a debate continues in the crisis mapping community about whether the various technologies deployed to track... Did the Kenyan Elections Really Need 3 Maps, 7 Phone Numbers, and Several Web Forms? We all knew it. We saw this coming in Haiti and talked about it in Egypt, when 5 Ushahidi maps popped out the day before the elections. 3 Reasons Why Ushahidi Should Not Help Users Achieve Social Impact Lots of people are talking about the shortcomings of Ushahidi (see Crowdglobe and Dead Ushahidi). CrowdGlobe: The Dead Ushahidi reality behind 12,795 Ushahidi Crowdmaps CrowdGlobe has analyzed both Ushahidi and Crowdmap data as well as its user base. Dead Ushahidi: A Stark Reminder for Sustainability Planning in ICT4D By now, you’ve heard of Ushahidi, the ICT4D darling for crowdsourcing map data. Why technology is only 10 percent of ICT solution success

PyBossa · Developers Opti'System® - Bin Collection Optimisation The Opti'System® is an innovative product, which measures the filling level of an existing drop-off bank or underground container, and informs the collection company and / or local authority of the needs of a collection, remotely. Each bank or container has its own SIM card and calling number, like a mobile phone. The measure message is sent via SMS. The operator can choose a target in cm, above which the bank or container needs to be collected. This can be changed at any time to allow for fluctuations in waste (for example in tourist areas). Each bank or container is configurated with its GPS coordinates and calling number, and registered with its corresponding address and the desired maximum filling level. The containers that are empty or filling level has not yet been reached appear in green, and those which need to be emptied show in red. The software produces three types of reports: banks / containers to be emptied cleared banks / containers disorders (low battery or disfunctioning)

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Lean Six Sigma and Analytics - Online Public Services Efficient program management enabled Accenture to keep Rio’s implementation on track and on time. All of the city’s major departments, representing about 85 percent of the scope of the program, are now linked to 1746. “Not only is our 1746 call center simplifying the way people contact us,” Mayor Eduardo Paes explains. Accenture’s experience with LSS resulted in redesign of processes for some of the most important and frequently requested services. In some cases of faster response, the results can be life saving. By identifying patterns revealed through analytics, Accenture is helping the city take quantitative data from months of calls and devise new strategies, such as changing streetlights more frequently and reinforcing vulnerable roads.

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Helps 1746 in Rio de Janeiro Celebrate Successful First Year Accenture Helps 1746 in Rio de Janeiro Celebrate Successful First Year Central telephone number improves efficiency, connects citizens to municipal services RIO DE JANEIRO; June 1 – The citywide call center 1-RIO that serves as a single point of contact, making it easier for 6 million citizens to report problems or request more than 700 different municipal services, successfully completed its first year of service. Accenture (NYSE: ACN) helped implement the service that enables citizens to dial 1746 to report problems, such as potholes on streets and sidewalks, broken street lights, clearing sewer grates and water tunnels to prevent dengue fever and other health-related inspections. From April through November 2011, reports of public lighting and pothole problems decreased 56 percent and 22 percent respectively. “Accenture has helped reduce the average time to resolve critical service problems from 35 hours to less than five hours,” said Carvalho. About Accenture Contact: Ivan Scarpelli

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