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New concept Information systems

  1. 1. What we do New Concept
  2. 2. What we do? <ul><li>Global Services: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT, Data Management and Web Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web programming, database development, management and analysis, developing customised analytical tools for specific applications, client oriented MIS/information systems. hosting, maintenance, positioning and key word optimisation. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compilation, editing, design and printing of HDRs, working papers, studies, reports, books, and booklets. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Specialists in South Asia and Middle East for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ASCM strategy, IEC materials, advocacy kits, data booklets, annual reports, calendars, diaries, event management, web content and design, films, video documentation. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical/policy/mission documents, strategy/status/policy papers, country, state and district level action plans, workshop/conference coverage. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Why we are better… New Concept
  4. 4. Better because… <ul><li>We have over 20 years domain expertise across the social development sector. </li></ul><ul><li>We pass on the cost savings to you, from our offshore services </li></ul><ul><li>We are trusted by a strong portfolio of global clients such as the UN system, Unicef, Naco, UNDP, WHO, Oxfam, Water Aid and many more. </li></ul><ul><li>We are not just an ICT or Publications company. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How we do it better… <ul><li>It’s about YOU… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We make it simple and easy to pioneer your concept. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We guide you through requirements generation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ We enable you to take your goals and projects online with a set of tools, which allows your teams to effectively interact and collaborate with our NC teams.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Its about US… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We know the domains in the development sector! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We use best practice Prince II project management and waterfall development methodologies. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We provide a fully collaborative web portal to view project plans, progress status, share files, send & receive feedback, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Its about THEM… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Satisfying not just you, but your end audience … meeting your end clients’or end beneficiaries’ needs! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We strongly believe: “Creativity and collective work transforms…” </li></ul></ul>Project
  6. 6. Project Methodologies <ul><li>Prince II project management methodology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Structured process integrated with a fully collaborative PM web portal. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View project plans, progress status, share files, send & receive feedback, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ We enable you to take your goals and projects online with a set of tools, which allows your teams to interact and collaborate with our NC teams. ” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Giving clear visibility to our project planning and workflow progress …the scope, deliverables and process of the project at anytime. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Waterfall system development methodology </li></ul>Requirements Gathering Analysis Design Implementation Testing & Bug Fixes User Acceptance Testing Go Live! & Maintenance Your Project
  7. 7. Who we are! New Concept
  8. 8. New Concept <ul><li>New Concept was set up in 1988 and has a sound understanding of the development sector… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>with a strong *ACSM background, it’s in a vantage position to understand, assess and develop customised information management systems at various scales and complexities, at different levels of programme operations. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Offices in London, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Bhubaneswar… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>with regular staff of over 80 , besides a network of consultants, professionals, cutting edge infrastructure and field researchers across domains. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>experience of over 500 different projects with more than 100 clients across Europe, Middle East and India. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Offshore ICT and Publications services with customers in UK, US, France, Afghanistan and across South Asia. </li></ul>* ACSM - Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilisation
  9. 9. Our vision <ul><li>“ To continuously enhance our skills and deepen our knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting our society , in the context of current developments in the world; </li></ul><ul><li>… to be the leader in service delivery to our partners in social development… </li></ul><ul><li>… government, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, NGOs and INGOs, institutions, private sector, and others. ” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Who uses us? New Concept
  11. 11. Our Clients & Areas of Expertise <ul><li>Our clients include: </li></ul><ul><li>WHO - World Health Organization </li></ul><ul><li>NCID - National Institute of Communicable Diseases </li></ul><ul><li>FHI - Family Health International </li></ul><ul><li>World Bank </li></ul><ul><li>UNICEF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Concept has provided services to almost all the UN agencies in India and to various central and state ministries and departments and INGOs. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul><ul><li>Governance </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Disaster Mgt </li></ul><ul><li>Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Poverty </li></ul>
  12. 12. Social Mobilisation for TB Control - IUATLD <ul><li>New Concept developed the official website of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). </li></ul><ul><li>This Resource centre houses representative material used globally for TB social mobilization activities in digital form. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a useful tool in information sharing. Practitioners (from governments, NGOs, CBOs, academia etc.) can access these materials. A search facility has been provided for material selection. </li></ul>
  13. 13. UNAIDS Hindi Website <ul><li>The objective of the project is to recreate the existing UNAIDS English website in Hindi. The website has been developed in ASP which includes features like User authentication, Admin tools to manage site contents, User access rights (for viewing, updating or deleting the details), and internal site search in Hindi. </li></ul><ul><li>For searching the contents in Hindi a virtual keyboard has been provided. </li></ul><ul><li>The website has been developed in UTF-8 encoding and Unicode Mangal Hindi Fonts. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Maternal & Pre-Natal Death Enquiry & Response (MAPEDIR) <ul><li>Client: UNICEF Project: Maternal & Pre-Natal Death Enquiry </li></ul><ul><li>& Response (MAPEDIR) </li></ul><ul><li>Product: Web Enabled Multi Lingual Survey Data Gathering & Analysis & Reporting System </li></ul><ul><li>Features: </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-Lingual Data Entry </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Level User Authentication and Security </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Validation to ensure correct Data Entry </li></ul><ul><li>Elaborate Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible with census methodology </li></ul>
  15. 15. World Bank <ul><li>Client: World Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Project: Classroom Snapshot Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Product: Offline Survey Analysis and Reporting Application </li></ul><ul><li>Features: </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Optical Mark Reader(OMR) technology to gather real time survey data </li></ul><ul><li>Programmatic processing of data to make complex calculations </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of digitized and manual data tools </li></ul>
  16. 16. UNICEF India Country Office <ul><li>Client: UNICEF India Country Office </li></ul><ul><li>Project: UNICEF India Web Site </li></ul><ul><li>Product: Envisioning, Design, Restructuring, Development and Deployment of UNICEF India website </li></ul><ul><li>Features: </li></ul><ul><li>Integration with UNICEF Content Management System Red Dot </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive graphic design including visual layout and navigation and flow </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance of website including content support </li></ul>
  17. 17. Next Step: Send or Create a Brief New Concept
  18. 18. “ Creativity and collective work transforms…” <ul><li>Send us your brief </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To assist, you may wish to consider the questions on our online form. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You may either quickly send a short brief or can send a full brief. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Next Key steps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brief from client </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formal Proposal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consultation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Proposal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Proposal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proposal Refinement & selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contract </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. E.g. Brainstorming ICT requirements… <ul><li>What are we aiming for? </li></ul><ul><li>What technology is available across the organisation? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the reporting levels across your organisation? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reporting & data entry levels. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is the lowest unit of data you wish to capture? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What unique value can be assigned, that would bind it across all levels? </li></ul></ul>By the end of brainstorming, the customer should have a rough but good idea of what they would require from the system and understand a basic sketch of the system and benefits sought.
  20. 20. … brainstorming ICT requirements <ul><li>How do you track/review information at the moment? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What meetings, forums, records management? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there multiple systems? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there any duplication of effort – double entry? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What activities consume most time? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can we reduce the admin/data-entry overhead? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data accuracy and correction – only occurs if data serves those collecting it at the front level of the organisation. </li></ul><ul><li>What information do you want to see, what reports? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the capture & report frequencies? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there benefit in historical data analysis? </li></ul></ul>Forms are used to gather data and Reports are used to display and graph data that is gathered in the forms.
  21. 21. Future Phases… <ul><li>From Publications, ICT systems, field research, communications to social mobilisation… </li></ul><ul><li>We make managing any project easy, and guide you step by step with far greater transparency of the project process and it’s progress, online 24 hours every day. </li></ul><ul><li>We enable you to take your goals and projects online with a set of tools, which allows your teams to interact and collaborate between them and with our NC teams… …collectively, effectively, easily. </li></ul>Implementation Planning Initiation Testing/Quality Close