Fabio Calefato, Filippo Lanubile, Roberto De Nicolò, Fabrizio Lippolis
Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are often plagued by a dearth of human and financial resources. IT Without Borders (ISF, from the Italian Informatici Senza Frontiere) is an Italian NGO that considers IT to be an asset of primary necessity and an essential prerequisite for economic and social development. Founded in 2005 by a small group of Italian IT professionals, ISF today includes 10 active regional sections and more than 300 members. ISF organizes its volunteers to work on computing projects, focusing its action on the contexts of marginalization, difficulties, and emergencies, both in Italy and in low-income countries. Since it…
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