Matt Berg

M-Health Tech Trends 2011: What To Expect

Posted by admin on Jan 11, 2011

What can we expect to see on the technical front in m-health and m-for-development in 2011?  Unleashing the inner geek in all of us, guest contributor Matt Berg has some predictions. This post originally appeared on his blog It is reposted here with permission.

Commoditization of Mobile Based Data Collection

Components of SMS-Based Data Collection and Service Delivery

Posted by KatrinVerclas on Jun 28, 2010
Components of SMS-Based Data Collection and Service Delivery data sheet 2914 Views
Matt Berg
Publication Date: 
May 2010
Publication Type: 
Report/White paper

An overview of the components, approaches and techniques used to build mobile phone-accessible applications that use SMS text messages as a conduit for data collection and service delivery. SMS-based applications represent a paradigm shift allowing innovative new approaches to monitoring and data collection fundamentally changing the way we can approach the delivery of critical health, economic and social services in resource-poor settings. SMS has the potential to fill significant connectivity and service gaps, particularly
for the world’s poor, until data networks and phones that can support them become more ubiquitous.