Projects

Konnektiv works to find solutions for the most pressing ICT issues. Here is a selection of some of our past projects.

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  • Design, management & evaluation of ICT projects
  • Digital strategy consulting & portfolio management
  • Programming software solutions
  • Research & analysis
  • Training & facilitation

#Road2IGF: Data, Sovereignty, Democracy and a Global South Perspective

#Road2IGF: Data, Sovereignty, Democracy and a Global South Perspective

On November 25, the Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) and the United Nations Association of Germany are hosting the warm up event #Road2IGF: Data, Sovereignty, Democracy and an African Perspective in the context of the Internet Governance Forum taking place in Berlin 25th-29th November. How do we ensure people and democracies are informed and empowered through data driven systems such as AI rather than exploited and undermined? What infrastructures and data protection policies do we need? We aim to explore these questions at the #Road2IGF event with four political analysts and civil society representatives.

Study on the AI-Privacy Conundrum in Germany and India

Study on the AI-Privacy Conundrum in Germany and India

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a powerful General-Purpose technology – considered as a game-changer that will have potential economic, social and political implications on all spheres of human life. The promise of AI presents a huge economic opportunity and to capitalize on this new technology wave governments have rolled out their national AI strategies….

Tech Trendscouting Toolkit for Social Impact

Tech Trendscouting Toolkit for Social Impact

Konnektiv developed a toolkit that gathers and describes best practices for tech trendscouting approaches to support entrepreneurship and digital social innovation in Africa. As a joint collaboration between GIZ, WSA, and Konnektiv with support of the Global Innovation Gathering network, the focus of this toolkit is offering tangible step-by-step guidelines, peer knowledge, and further resources. The Tech Trendscouting Toolkit…

Toolkit and Workshop Series on “Digital Learning“

Toolkit and Workshop Series on “Digital Learning“

Konnektiv was commissioned to developed a toolkit that presents different digital learning formats and their use cases for the AIZ. This toolkit provides a basis for the different digital learning formats, offers strategies, recommendations, and check-lists for implementation as well as examples of good practices. Building on the content of the toolkit…

Delegation Coordination & Participation for StartUp AsiaBerlin

Delegation Coordination & Participation for StartUp AsiaBerlin

For the last two years, Konnektiv has taken part in the network project StartUp AsiaBerlin. Co-founder, Geraldine de Bastion, has participated in the Roadshow Delegation which visits Bangalore, Manila, and Jakarta with the aim of networking start-ups and innovation ecosystems in these cities and Berlin each year….

Make-IT Ecosystem Accelerator in East & West Africa

Make-IT Ecosystem Accelerator in East & West Africa

Overseeing the concept phase of the development and implementation of an accelerator in Kenya and Nigeria, Konnektiv assessed the gaps and needs in services for startups, developed a modular and sustainable portfolio of activities and formats to address these identified needs, and devised a plan to test the formats with the local partners…

Webinar on the Sustainable Development Goals

Webinar on the Sustainable Development Goals

Contracted by the DAAD, Konnektiv moderated the webinar “What is the 2030 Agenda / What are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” on the Alumniportal Deutschland. As part of a series of webinars on the 2030 Agenda and the 17 SDGs, this introductory webinar aimed to give an overview of the topic, explain the background and point out…

SDGs Workshop and Articles for trendradar_2030

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…

Digitisation and Public Institutions

Digitisation and Public Institutions

Konnektiv designed and moderated a kick-off workshop bringing together a group of public institutions hosted by the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) and the Insitut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa). The workshop highlighted the challenges and opportunities of digitisation for public institutions through various exercises…

ICT in the Education Sector of Financial Cooperation

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…

Strategy Consulting: Digitisation and International Cooperation

Strategy Consulting: Digitisation and International Cooperation

Konnektiv was contracted by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung to consult on a digital strategy for all international offices within the foundation. The aim of the project was to ensure that the international structure was fit for digital transformation. We provided knowledge and expertise…

Webinar Series “Education. Opportunities. Prospects.”

Webinar Series “Education. Opportunities. Prospects.”

As part of the Focus Topic: Education. Opportunities. Prospects. the DAAD contracted Konnektiv to create a webinar series on the Alumniportal Deutschland. Utilizing our vast experience within the field of international development and education, Konnektiv advised on the content, recommended and contacted experts, and moderated three webinars…

Inclusive Education and Information and Communication Technologies

Inclusive Education and Information and Communication Technologies

This study examined the current state of research on the role of ICTs for inclusive education (ICT4IE) in a development context by triangulating research on ICT for development, ICT for education, and inclusive education, drawing conclusions at the intersection of these three fields. Exemplary case studies spotlighted good practices, challenges remaining…

Training Concept for Computer Science Teachers in Kabul

Training Concept for Computer Science Teachers in Kabul

To help develop a new national education strategic plan for the Afghan Ministry of Education, Konnektiv was contracted by the GIZ to create a concept for computer science education and teacher training on IT fundamentals. Focusing on three Kabul-based model-schools and in collaboration with local consultant, Konnektiv developed and adapted…

Digital Portfolio Consulting

Digital Portfolio Consulting

Konnektiv was contracted to contribute to the digitisation strategy of the Heinrich Böll Stiftung in Germany. During a strategy workshop, we surveyed the current portfolio and existing activities, identified areas of action, and collected ideas for future topics. The outcomes were analysed and further desktop research and interviews were conducted following the workshop. Konnektiv developed…

Innovative Digital Formats for Information Tours

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…

Development of a Community-Centred MOOC Platform

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…

Webinar Series “Digital Society”

Webinar Series “Digital Society”

As part of the Year of Science: Digital Society, the Goethe Insitut contracted Konnektiv to create a webinar series for the Alumniportal Deutschland. Konnektiv undertook the content design, selection of experts, and moderation of eight webinars. Various facets of the digitisation of society were highlighted from the question of the digital divide and access to digital knowledge, to new ways…

Online Communities of Practice

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…

Study: Social Media and Political Participation

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…