Archive for June, 2011

10th Anniversary Kick-off Soiree

In Palo Alto on June 13, 2011 guests gathered with our Board at the home of longtime Board member Howard Neff to kick-off our 10th Anniversary year. Below Board Chair Irving Levin and CEO Jeremy Hockenstein listen to supporter Noosheen Hashemi of the HAND Foundation while enjoying the long summer day on the veranda.

Could Our Innovation Create Jobs for 780,000 Poor People?

A new report from the Rockefeller Foundation says that the model DDD pioneered–using business process outsourcing (BPO) as a means to create employment for people at the base of the pyramid–has the potential for enormous impact. The report, authored by the Monitor Group, calls the model “Impact Sourcing” and makes a strong business case for it. They argue that Impact Sourcing can provide high-quality reliable services at prices lower than what traditional providers can offer.

A Match Made in Heaven: Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Partners with DDD

The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) is an international non-profit trade organization comprised of member companies that are involved in the publishing and distribution of Christian content worldwide. As companies who market to people of faith, responsible sourcing is very important to ECPA members. That’s why the ECPA has entered into a new strategic partnership with DDD.


BPO Veteran Cynthia Hauck joins Digital Divide Data as Chief Operating Officer

Digital Divide Data (DDD) announced today that Cynthia Hauck, a veteran content and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) executive has been named as its new Chief Operating Officer.


Google Inc. donates $100,000 to DDD

Google Inc. made a donation of $100,000 to Digital Divide Data (DDD), the acclaimed social enterprise that delivers content business process outsourcing services to clients globally. The grant, from the Google Inc. Charitable Giving Fund, will support a major upgrade of the technology used by DDD to provide data entry, XML conversion and digital preservation services to publishers, libraries, archives, governments, academic researchers and businesses.