Notes from the Field

Badshah, Akhtar
March 2010
Information Technologies & International Development;Spring2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p72
Academic Journal
The author talks about the Unlimited Potential program of Microsoft which aims to build basic information technology (IT) skills capacity in underserved communities worldwide. He relates a lesson he learned that technology alone cannot bring economic and social empowerment. He also describes his visit to communities in Australia, China, and India in which Microsoft has supported the establishment of IT training centers through the Unlimited Potential Community Technology Skills Program (UP-CTSP).


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