• Unpacking concepts & definitions – digital public Infrastructure, building blocks, and their relation to digital public goods

    In 2021, DPGA GovStack Community of Practice convened to identify and support the advancement of DPGs relevant to a “whole of government digital transformation approach”, or GovStack. First, they aligned on key definitions and relationships between terms and concepts that are relevant to the GovStack, namely: digital public infrastructure, building blocks, and digital public goods.

  • Survey reveals enablers and challenges faced by DPG product owners

    UN Global Pulse research has identified a need to support DPG owners in scaling their innovations through access to experts. Last month, they conducted a survey to better understand this need, particularly to gauge interest in a DPG support programme that would connect subject matter experts with owners and implementers of DPGs.

  • Digital Public Goods and Open Data

    Data as a digital public good is particularly important. Data is critical to understanding problems and prospective solutions for organisations, governments, businesses, and civil society. By using open data, societies can find new ways to foster economic and human development integral to the attainment of the sustainable development goals (SDGs).

  • Thoughtworks advocates for and advances digital public goods

    Today, the Digital Public Goods Alliance welcomes Thoughtworks as a new member. We are particularly excited about this membership both because of Thoughtworks’ leadership in advocating for, and creating, open-source software, but also their commitment to digital public goods.

  • 2021 Digital Public Goods Alliance Report

    Today, the Digital Public Goods Alliance is pleased to share our 2021 Annual Report. This report was written with contributions from over 20 organisations working in the digital public goods ecosystem, and showcases not just the work of the DPGA, but their work as well.

  • Omidyar Network joins as a member of the DPGA

    The Digital Public Goods Alliance has, over the past year, worked closely with Omidyar Network. Their leadership, particularly in the areas of digital public infrastructure, is part of the reason we’re thrilled to announce them today as a member of the Digital Public Goods Alliance.

  • The transformative role of academia & digital public goods

    The third blog in our DPG financing series focuses on how funding the DPG ecosystem can ultimately enable countries to drive their own digital transformation. In particular, the merits of helping finance academic hubs that can cultivate and foster country and regional expertise as well as incentivising local vendor capacity.