Steve Hellen has nearly 20 years of IT experience. He joined Catholic Relief Services in 2012 and leads the agency’s ICT4D and GIS practice. In 2016 he led an update of CRS’ ICT4D strategy to focus on data analytics, scale and enabling programs and partners.
Ahead of the Information & Communications Technology for Development Conference in Lusaka, Zambia, three ICT4D experts weigh in on emerging trends in digital development — from scalability to human-centered design.
The availability of satellite imagery is rapidly increasing and brings with it access to critical information that can improve and save lives. Steve Hellen, director of ICT4D & GIS at Catholic Relief Services, explains some of the ways in which satellite imagery can be used, and how aid and development organizations can take advantage of its capabilities.