What can a remote clinic in Africa teach us about enterprise architecture? What can a Southeast Asian Ministry of Health with a critical mission, but no CTO and no budget teach us about our agile methods? More than you would think!In this session I will share my experiences from working as an architect at Microsoft to working on health and emergency technologies in low-resource settings. Learn how we work everyday with mobile and cloud technologies, in a setting that may challenge a lot of your assumptions about the patterns that underly robust enterprise architectures and methods.Personal why mattersDesign for the users- If you don’t go you don’t knowThe power of horizontal communications“Enterprise” assumptions break downMake your app/datastore into a platformTreat the planet as a closed system
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Common concept but Matt Collin popularized the word, Google it for his excellent blog post
- An unprecedented ‘information ecosystem’
ANASTASIA:Promoting the Emergency Information Service (EIS) through the United Nations cluster system
Information is double-checked and then translated into Creole using local translators
Architecture and Agility (with Lives at Stake) Eduardo Jezierski, CTO @edjez
10+ years ago, I helped create Microsoft Patterns & Practices – push the culture, reduce the backlog gap. Sharing knowledge, patterns, and customer connected processes…
About InSTEDD Vision We envision a world where communities everywhere design and use technology to continuously improve their health, safety and development. Mission Our mission is to improve global health, safety and sustainable development through: BuildingCapacity within communities to foster a local culture of innovation Creating Collaboration Technologies for social good Collaborating with End Users through a bottom up design and development process Ensuring Usefulness and Impact through research and evaluation Values Social Responsibility - Collaboration - Agility
InSTEDD Innovation Labs “Surprise plus memory equals learning” Stewart Brand The Clock of the Long Now “Culture eats strategy’s lunch every day” Common phrase at InSTEDD iLab
Local developers help build & implement a nationwide malaria elimination project in weeks, including telco business negotiations.
Phnom Penh Innovation Lab Build team Support regional biosurveillance Mobile Operator agreements 100% Local app design First local revenues National scaling of programs Transition to Social Enterprise (18 months) Formal Evaluation Inception TEDxPhnom Penh KYE Khmer Young Entrepreneurs Collaboration Side effects Sponsored 1stBarcamp ShareVision Created BarcampYg Phnom Penh Hackerspace BarcampVt +Rockefeller + Google.org + HI-PPP 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
As Storm Ketsana struck Thailand, health workers using InSTEDD GeoChat alerted each other of floods, how to avoid injuries and rescuing villagers
A leptospirosis outbreak gets detected, discussed, and investigated in half the time the official reports would allow. It is contained early.
Self-Governance “What is missing is [..] a theory of collective action whereby a group of principals can organize themselves voluntarily to retain the residuals of their own efforts” E. Ostrom “Governing the Commons”
Data as an extractive industry – Who are data collection tools benefiting the most?
Information technology doesn’t need to be digital – InSTEDD works on tools that simplify data reporting and interpretation across the literacy gap
InSTEDD built for Thomson Reuters a mobile information system ‘4636’ in Haiti after the earthquake. The system integrated multiple tools and organizations in one information flow
“Information is a vital form of aid in itself… Disaster-affected people need information as much as water, food, medicine, or shelter. Information can save lives, livelihoods and resources.”- World Disaster Report
Empowering vulnerable populations with information Relevance: Geographic, demographic, timeliness Dialogue: Keep a 2-way channel open
Extreme agile: Sudden onset design debt 30 min Pattern: Building blocks, rewire on the fly ????
Each group has interests! Linking systems across MOH departments could better taken as a B2B ‘over the web’ interaction than an ‘enterprise’ integration
Unleashing local innovation on health systems Example Health Information System, Rwanda (already in progress, 2011-2012) External Systems Village Volunteer Mobile Apps PMTCT Apps Analytics etc Analytics etc Analytic Modules Authentication Authorization Auditing National Registry of Indicators Ministry of Health Other Ministries Shared Health Record Provider Registry Birth Registry Facility Registry (NAMIS) Patient Flow Management Death Registry Terminology Service National ID Database Client Registry Mobile Gateway Payment Gateway Provider Gateway Public Sector Facilities Private Sector Facilities Insurance mBanking
Hobby-With the purpose of inspiring different ways of looking at our Earth, we launch high-altitude balloons with children, so they take their own pictures of the curvature of the earth from ‘space’.
Across the world, people want a better life for their children than they had themselves
It can take many generations to figure out how to run ourselves and this planet
Nudge! You can help! We have exciting open source projects for mobile communications, visualization, and analytics Many skills are needed- development, design, tech writing, market analysis, art, hardware, media.. We encourage you to consider coming to our innovation labs and sharing your knowledge – for a day or for months! Find us and more info at http://instedd.org