Technology for Development contributes in socioeconomic development, international development and human rights. The theory behind this is that more and better information and communication furthers the development of a society.
Reliance on technology requires an understanding of community development, poverty, agriculture, healthcare, basic education and more needs of society. It is also referred as ICTD (Information Communication Technology for Development). It can mean as dealing with disadvantaged populations anywhere in the world, but it is more seen with applications in developing countries. It concerns with directly applying information technology approaches to poverty reduction.
It can be applied directly, wherein its use directly benefits the disadvantaged population, or indirectly, wherein it can assist aid organizations or non-governmental organizations (NGO) or governments or businesses to improve socioeconomic conditions and efficiency.
Excel in Development invests its mind resources to develop technology that fortifies the efforts of its clients by involving high technology resources. ED supports NGOS From Human Resource Management and Development to Book Keeping and from Web based presentation to sophisticated desktop application development for data analysis and presentation all through user friendly technology applications.
Advantages of Technology in Development Sector:
- Easy data exchange in sharing between stakeholders
- Improved communication
- Efficient and resource saving
- Environment friendly
- Improved information handling
- Easy data analysis and presentation
- Data accessibility around the globe
- Evidence based decisions, reliability and accuracy of data
- Saving human efforts with affordable technical assistance
- Available 24/7