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Our Research

WHITE PAPER: Addressing the Shortage of Caregivers for the Aging Population in the United States

The purpose of this White Paper is to understand the challenges of lack of caregivers for the aging population in the United States and explore how to expand or further leverage the skills and expertise of Filipino healthcare professionals to help address these expanding challenges. 

WHITE PAPER: Philippine Commercial Airline Pilots to Fill the Pilot Shortage Gaps in the United States

The purpose of this White Paper is to better understand the challenges in the US airline industry, especially a shortage of qualified pilots, and seek ways to facilitate collaboration between our members in the US and the Philippines, bridging the two well-established aviation industries to help secure sufficient qualified and experienced pilots to meet the expected demand in the US.

Community Assessment: Wounded Warriors in the U.S.

The purpose of this community assessment is to provide a step-by-step guide for initially conducting proper due diligence on the community of Wounded Warriors in the U.S., being considered for SMART MoBee enablement leading to a "GO or NO GO" decision for engagement.

Community Assessment: Cabuyao, Laguna in the Philippines

The purpose of this community assessment is to provide a step-by-step guide for initially conducting proper due diligence on Cabuyao, a target community for Project RISE, being considered for SMART MoBee enablement leading to a "GO or NO GO" decision for engagement.

Research Paper: Affirmative Action and Asian-Americans 

The purpose of this research is to better understand the challenges faced by Asian Americans in academic institutions in the United States, especially racial discrimination, and to seek ways to ease discrimination facing Asian Americans on campus. 

Community Assessment: Balayan, Batangas in the Philippines

The purpose of this community assessment is to provide a step-by-step guide for initially conducting proper due diligence on Balayan, a target community for Project RISE, being considered for SMART MoBee enablement leading to a "GO or NO GO" decision for engagement.

Community Assessment: Bacoor, Cavite in the Philippines

The purpose of this community assessment is to provide a step-by-step guide for initially conducting proper due diligence on Bacoor, a target community for Project RISE, being considered for SMART MoBee enablement leading to a "GO or NO GO" decision for engagement.

Research Paper: Racialization, Exotization, and Fetization of Asian American Food

The purpose of the research is to better understand the growing popularity of Asian Food in the United States, which may impact SDI's projects aimed at providing digital inclusiveness and business partnerships for smart community enablement for the benefit of individual citizens and their living communities. 

Research Paper: The Construction of a New Filipino National Identity: How State-Sponsored Labor Brokerage Changed the Philippines and Filipinos Around the Globe

The purpose of the research to personal experiences is to better understand the challenges faced by citizens of communities, in order to help us bridge the gaps that hinder growth, equality, wealth and well-being to reduce or eliminate these barriers, so that citizens of communities can move forward to a path of self-sufficiency and youth empowerment.

WHITE PAPER: Sustainable Mobile Agile Resilient Technology (SMART) Framework for Innovation

 

The purpose of this White Paper is that our Sustainable Mobile Agile Resilient Technology (SMART) Framework for Innovation provides a model and presents a citizen-centric holistic approach for transforming a city or community in the United States and abroad into a Smart City or Smart Community to address sustainability and resiliency issues for enhancing the quality of life of its citizens.

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