Open Research is a consultancy specializing in media and ICT research, as well as project development in southern Africa. Besides conducting independent research, it has formed working relationships with several research associates and project partners whose expertise has been drawn on to respond to specific research and project needs.
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
The mission of Open Research is to properly understand and harness ICTs as a tool for social and economic empowerment by applying the lessons learned in the non-profit and for-profit sectors. This while taking into account specific conditions that affect ICT implementation such as the policy and regulatory environment, market forces, ICT infrastructure, skills and business and community needs.
Areas of focus include the development and small business sectors in southern Africa, as well as larger ICT corporates looking to engage constructively in these sectors.
Open Research conducts media research in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Key areas of expertise include content, production and audience analysis, the development of local content initiatives, and media freedoms and rights generally.
To contact Open Research email info at openresearch.co.za