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Entries by Dennis Whittle from 08/2010

Turning Chauffeurs into Entrepreneurs

| Posted 08.02.2010 | Impact

Last week, Chris Blattman asked if philanthropy is killing business in Africa, citing the trend of big-time aid hijacking the workforce of the countries in which it operates.

Solving the Wrong Problems

| Posted 08.16.2010 | Impact

"The speed with which software-based activities and web innovations catch on has encouraged public perception that transformative technological change takes place almost instantaneously." Unfortunately, this is not the case.

Air-Traffic Controllers' Lesson for Development

| Posted 08.30.2010 | Impact

Thinking about the recent buzz about aid transparency on my flight from Milwaukee to Washington, D.C., I wondered if we will use more information to improve programs' effectiveness or to conduct business as usual.