The Reuters Digital Vision Program is a one-year fellowship at Stanford University for mid-career tech professionals. I'm blogging my experiences there: the amazing guest speakers, the interesting classes and discussion groups with other fellows, and thoughts on how technology can help reduce the gulf between the global rich and poor.

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Mifos 1.0 Launches!

Congratulations to the Mifos team!

(from left: James Dailey, Emily Tucker, George Conard, Melissa Turtel, Priscilla Dosiou)

At the Microcredit Summit in Halifax, Mifos was officially released. Since starting to work with the Grameen Foundation team in September 2004, it's great to see the project reach this stage.

You can find download instructions for the software at:

But be forewarned: Getting to a fully-functional installation does
require a fairly high level of computer savviness: installing MySQL, Jetty, Java; setting environment variables, etc.

With the launch, there's been a spate of publicity. A couple of notable articles: