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Principles for Digital Development

The Principles for Digital Development are nine living guidelines that are designed to help integrate best practices into technology-enabled programs and are intended to be updated and refined over time. Find out more and discover each of them! Or click here if you want to discover them at a glance. 

Design with the user

Understand the existing ecosystem

Design for scale

Build for sustainability

Be data-driven

Use Open Standards, Open Data, Open Source, and Open Innovation

Reuse and improve

Adress privacy and security

Be collaborative

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