The annual ICT4D Conferences have proven to be an invaluable opportunity for NGOs, private sector organizations, universities, governmental agencies and foundations to share their experience in using ICT to increase the impact of development programs and to learn from each other.  In 2016, 715 individuals from 76 countries and 301 private sector and public sector and civil society explored the ways to harness the full power of digital solutions to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.  Our thanks to Accenture, Catholic Relief Services, Esri, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, iMerit Technology Services, Inmarsat, IS Solutions, Making All Voices Count, Mercy Corps, Microsoft, NetHope, Oxfam, Pandexio, Qualcom Wireless Reach, RTI International, SimbaNet and World Vision for making that possible.

Wednesday, May 18 • 16:30 - 17:30
Strategies for Ensuring Field Staff Adoption of Mobile Technology FILLING

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Driving field staff adoption of a mobile technology solution is a challenge for any organization, big or small. Building upon TaroWorks' experience of successfully deploying mobile technology in 70 organizations across 30 countries, this interactive training session will solicit experiences, successes and lessons learned from attendees to identify the best strategies for successfully deploying a mobile solution and ensuring its adoption by workers in the field. The training session will cover buy-in and roles needed, training practices and techniques, and strategies on how to develop an implementation schedule and roadmap.

The session will be led by Emily Tucker, CEO of TaroWorks.TaroWorks is a solution which enables organizations working in the most remote parts of the planet to collect data, monitor their impact, and manage field operations in real-time using mobile devices. TaroWorks has trained operations managers and senior leaders at over 70 organizations across 30 countries to help them successfully deploy the platform.

Attendees will come away from the training session with strategies to ensure the successful deployment and adoption of mobile technology solutions.


Erin Yamaoka

Technical Account Manager, TaroWorks
As Technical Account Manager, Erin leads all TaroWorks implementation and technology adoption programs in the Americas and Africa. Prior to TaroWorks, Erin had spent her career as a technology and management consultant based in Chicago, Illinois, working on technology projects with... Read More →

Wednesday May 18, 2016 16:30 - 17:30 EAT