iHub Research

Umati: Monitoring Online Dangerous Speech (Jan - Nov 2013)

AO: This artifact is one of the reports from the first phase of Umati.Read more

Open to diverse backgrounds

What do you think was unique about the type of work that iHub Research conducted?

It wasn't as supervised as most academic institutions. Also as it was an open research space, we had people with diverse and unique skill sets just walk in and start working...Read more

Final Report: Mobile Usage at the Base of the Pyramid in Kenya

AO: This final report outlines key insights from the project.Read more

Google Market Research: "Understanding barriers to mobile Internet adoption in Kenya and Ghana"

AO: This project is an example of the type of market research work we conducted with technology companies such as Google, Philips, and IBM. Given our position "on the ground" in Nairobi, we had a strategic advantage over any Silicon Valley-based research companies who had their own learning...Read more

Blog post: "Roundtable Discussion on Mobile Usage at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP)"

AO: This blog post is an event announcing a roundtable with tech entrepreneurs to discuss how the research work on mobile phone usage at the base of the pyramid might be relevant for them. This was an important component of the dissemination because part of the intention behind iHub Research was...Read more

Medium Post: "Lessons Learned from Conducting Tech Research in the ‘Silicon Savannah’"

AO: This post, published via Medium to attract a broader audience, was part of the iQuarterly 2016 publication by iHub Research and reflected on lessons learned from almost 5 years of working for/on/with iHub Research.Read more

Annex: Mobile Usage at the Base of the Pyramid in Kenya

AO: This document is the accompanying annex to the main report findings.Read more

iQuarterly 2014

RO: The iHub Research newsletter is something I am particularly proud of. Creating this quarterly newsletter was agonizing because I think it was a concept that was not owned by the team. But growing it from a simple layout to putting it on a newsletter template to improve its outlook and...Read more

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