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.
Insights and Inspirations
How major tech changes have transformed the way we work
Alasdair is an IFRC Alumni. He is now a Senior Lecturer at the School of International Relations, University of St. Andrews. He is the the author of a new book: “Humanitarians on the Frontier”.
Being Data Responsible as a Team
Data protection principles and practices should guide every humanitarian at each stage of project development. What makes you and your team responsible data users?
Where to start with your team’s data journey?
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!
Your Data Playbook is ready. Download it now!
Together with 100s of Red Cross Red Crescent staff, volunteers, and partners, we’ve compiled over 120 short exercises, games, scenarios and handouts to help you and your teams discuss, learn, and share all aspects of the data lifecycle.
A call for humanitarian consistency
Maryann Horne, Senior Humanitarian advisor for Crises and Emergencies for Asia Pacific looks at of the global impacts of the Ukraine crisis. She argues that principled humanitarian action and the respect of International Humanitarian Law is more needed than ever.
The reverberations of the Ukraine/Russia crisis are plain to feel. Even if the violence were to de-escalate rapidly, the impacts are creating breaking points in an already precarious post pandemic global reality.
Relationships as drivers of change?
What are the attitudes and behaviours we need to nurture as we move towards our collective vision as captured in Strategy 2030? How can we support ambitious people to drive organisational change in support of the important transformations outlined? Read to know more…
Review Your IFRC Data Playbook v1
We’ve spent over a year designing, upgrading, and testing content for the IFRC Data Playbook v1. It’s now time to discover what’s in it.
We wrote a book with 200 Contributors and 120 pieces of content!
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.
FutureFellows 2021: Innovation challenge with the British Red Cross
Imagine. It’s 2051. The town/place where you live has undergone significant changes over the past generation.
New partnership with the International Academy of Red Cross and Red Crescent in China
How does humanitarian response need to change to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century emerging across the globe? Four thought leaders coming from four different continents will convene in the same space to engage in a provocative and honest discussion
My transformation journey as a leader in DNV
In 2015 we embarked on our digital transformation in DNV, and it’s been an exciting journey both for DNV and for me as an individual, that we’re still in the middle of. In this blog post, I want to share my transformation journey from a leadership perspective, and some of my reflections and key takeaways from these years that I hope will inspire you in the Red Cross and Red Crescent.