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Presentation from Olivier Sarrat, Groupe URD during the Foss for Humanity Track at the OWF 2012 in Paris - 23 oct.12

Presentation from Olivier Sarrat, Groupe URD during the Foss for Humanity Track at the OWF 2012 in Paris - 23 oct.12

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  • 1. open source antidote trial tothe aid sector infoxication issue Olivier Sarrat
  • 2. Episode 1The aid sector infoxication issue
  • 3. Aid sector information sharing requirements:- internal information- information with donors- information for coordination- information with the sector in general…- information with the « beneficiaries »!
  • 4. Infoxication leads to:- less time spend actually on the projects- lack of clear information organization implies poorsharing of lessons learnt- lesser quality
  • 5. What could be done?
  • 6. Episode 2The NGO adoption issue
  • 7. August 2008 A group of NGOs gathers itselfto solve their internal infoxication issue
  • 8. - NGOs are main bridge between internationalhumanitarian system and the beneficiaries- lack of time and infoxication leads to reluctanceto adopt additional tools- high turn-over rate leads to difficulty on adoption- lack of funds to be spend out of operationalprojects
  • 9. What could be done?
  • 10. Episode 3Sigmah pilote project, a new hope!
  • 11. Sigmah Steering Cooperative
  • 12. Groupe URD:• Evaluation, Research, Training & Organizational support• Created in 1993, staff of around 20 people• Offices in France (HQ), Chad, Haiti More information on
  • 13. Flexible
  • 14. Opportunity
  • 15. Indicators management
  • 16. June 2011Sigmah v1.0 is released
  • 17. Episode 4Sigmah project, next steps
  • 18. Open
  • 19. Google Summer of Code 2012
  • 20. Autumn 2012Release of Sigmah v1.2 & new adoptions
  • 21. To be continued...
  • 22. Do you have lessons to share with us? Do you have any questions? More on
  • 23. Thanks !Presentation at OWF2012:open source antidote trial to Olivier Sarratthe aid sector infoxication issue