Konnektiv

Digital Transformation in International Development

Konnektiv is a Berlin-based agency working at the intersection of technology, collaboration, and social development. We focus on new innovative approaches for international development in the field of information and communication technology (ICT). We design, manage, and evaluate development projects in the ICT sector, advise on digital strategy and portfolio management, provide training and facilitation, conduct research and analysis, and program software solutions.

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Selected Projects

Study: Social Media and Political Participation

This study provided an overview of a number of potential uses of ICT in political participation in the development context. The potentials, limitations, and risks of using social media to improve citizen participation were identified. Ten case studies were presented to demonstrate the bandwidth of use of social media for political participation offering insight into different forms…

SDGs Workshop and Articles for trendradar_2030

For the project “Digital World” with betterplace lab, Konnektiv oversaw the design and moderation of a workshop with a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The workshop was conducted by Melanie Stilz and Geraldine de Bastion. Following the workshop, Konnekiv contributed articles…

Online Communities of Practice

Konnektiv has consulted GIZ and other clients on setting up online communities of practice. This process entails some or all phases of the platform development including: information gathering and interviews of the target group, conceptualization, community structure, design, programming, and implementation of the platform, technical training…

Innovative Digital Formats for Information Tours

The Goethe-Institut Visitors Programme organises information tours to Germany on behalf of the Federal Foreign Office and in cooperation with the liaison offices of Goethe-Institut abroad. Konnektiv was contracted to assist in improving the internal processes and design of the information tours by examining how they could be supplemented and enhanced through…

ICT in the Education Sector of Financial Cooperation

Focusing on ICT in the education sector of financial cooperation, Konnektiv developed a strategic plan for KfW. The consultancy provided a general overview of ICT applications and actors in international development within the field of education and included an in-depth portfolio analysis of past and current KfW education projects, customised trainings, and workshops…

Development of a Community-Centred MOOC Platform

Konnektiv programmed an open source WordPress-based template for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) focussing on community exchange rather than one-to-many content delivery. The MOOC template, originally programmed for GIZ for the MOOC Economics of Land Degradation, has since been modified, updated, and customized…

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