IFRC Strategy 2030 cites transformations of collaborating as a distributed network and undergoing a digital transformation as two priorities. We explored how to achieve these goals with the innovation program and product – the IFRC Data Playbook v1.
Melissa El Hamouch
Data protection principles and practices should guide every humanitarian at each stage of project development. What makes you and your team responsible data users?
We’ve hosted data playbook workshops with avocados, limes, oranges, and a bag of peanuts: You can learn about data quality standards, decision-making with data, and basic data analysis,… and have snacks!
Wow! Over the past 11 months, we’ve been digging into ‘data is a teamsport’ with special events (sprints), learning and training. All this collaboration and social learning has resulted in us creating an updated IFRC Data Playbook version 1. The original IFRC Data Playbook Beta was published in 2018 and continues to be in use around our network. With Strategy 2030 citing digital transformation as a priority, our team set out to update the Data Playbook and align it with the IFRC Digital transformation maturity model.
The Data & Digital Week aimed to help National Societies (NS) connect with each other, and the wider network, and to learn from each other’s Digital Transformation efforts.
What is a rumor? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, a rumor is “an unofficial interesting story or piece of news that might be true or invented, and quickly spreads from person to person”.
The year 2020 in Lebanon, kick-started with ongoing revolutions, an economic crisis, a political collapse, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The country’s unstable economic situation and the steady rise of COVID-19 cases were both major factors affecting the majority of the populations’ financial instability.