Team Taarifa <ul><li>Daniel Fligg, Simon Funke, Caroline Glassberg-Powell, Dirk Gorissen, Mark Iliffe, Wai Kien, Cath O’Co...
Our Problem(s) <ul><li>Citizens have civil problems (water leaks,  broken toilets, dumped solid waste) </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Technical Problems <ul><li>How do you geocode an SMS message? </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating SMS messages on a remote serve...
Taarifa: Online  <ul><li>Acts as SIMPLE Customer Relationship Management system </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for reporting of ...
 
 
Taarifa: SMS  <ul><li>Used a 10 digit unique identifier to geocode messages. </li></ul><ul><li>Fully integrated with Taari...
 
 
 
Taarifa: App <ul><li>Android </li></ul><ul><li>Reports events  </li></ul><ul><li>Uses internal GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Imple...
 
Taarifa: Dash
Document! <ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Some  code comments ;) </li></ul>
 
 
Sustainability <ul><li>Taarifa will be demoed to the Tanzanian Commission for Science and Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Pro...
To Do <ul><li>Bug fixing within the Android Application </li></ul><ul><li>Create a market place for the tendering of contr...
Questions <ul><li>And now.... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LIVE DEMOS!!!!!! </li></ul></ul>
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Taarifa

  1. 2. Team Taarifa <ul><li>Daniel Fligg, Simon Funke, Caroline Glassberg-Powell, Dirk Gorissen, Mark Iliffe, Wai Kien, Cath O’Connell, Wystan Palm, Farhan Rehman, Florian Rathgeber, Nico Weinert </li></ul>
  2. 3. Our Problem(s) <ul><li>Citizens have civil problems (water leaks, broken toilets, dumped solid waste) </li></ul><ul><li>Tanzanian council(s) want to have them fixed </li></ul><ul><li>Can we improve the sanitary conditions of citizens in less developed countries through monitoring? </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to target full on smart phones to basic ‘phones’ </li></ul><ul><li>How can these problems be fixed? </li></ul>
  3. 4. Technical Problems <ul><li>How do you geocode an SMS message? </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating SMS messages on a remote server. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Taarifa: Online <ul><li>Acts as SIMPLE Customer Relationship Management system </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for reporting of water and sanitation issues for citizens, through web form, SMS and Android </li></ul><ul><li>Uses Ushahidi as a base, extended to include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Management of groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Cloud’ Based SMS-ing. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback loops, to keep the report up-to-date with the progress of their report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adds a triage functionality for the assignment of problems to work teams </li></ul></ul>
  5. 8. Taarifa: SMS <ul><li>Used a 10 digit unique identifier to geocode messages. </li></ul><ul><li>Fully integrated with Taarifa: Online </li></ul><ul><li>Potentially can recieve feedback messages. </li></ul><ul><li>- Keeps the citizen involved and AWARE in the process </li></ul>
  6. 12. Taarifa: App <ul><li>Android </li></ul><ul><li>Reports events </li></ul><ul><li>Uses internal GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Implements a way of tracking individual devices, avoiding username/password - complicated in this environment </li></ul><ul><li>Could send notifications updating users on progress. </li></ul>
  7. 14. Taarifa: Dash
  8. 15. Document! <ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Some code comments ;) </li></ul>
  9. 18. Sustainability <ul><li>Taarifa will be demoed to the Tanzanian Commission for Science and Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Project will be taken forward by the emerging Tanzanian tech community! </li></ul><ul><li>Solving their problems with their own solutions </li></ul><ul><li>This provides the spark to kick start the process </li></ul>
  10. 19. To Do <ul><li>Bug fixing within the Android Application </li></ul><ul><li>Create a market place for the tendering of contracts and fixes. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local solutions to local problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creates a micro-economy and provides work at a local level </li></ul></ul>
  11. 20. Questions <ul><li>And now.... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LIVE DEMOS!!!!!! </li></ul></ul>

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