Designing for impact: What can aid groups learn from tech companies?

    Jacob Korenblum proposes that aid groups consider adopting what he calls “agile” development as an approach to designing for impact. In this interview with Devex, the president of SoukTel explains the agile process within technology companies and how that may be applicable to relief and development organizations.

    Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

    Check out the rest of our interview with Jacob Korenblum, as well as our conversations with other global development luminaries who attended this year’s Clinton Global Initiative.

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    • Rolf Rosenkranz

      Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.

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