Discussing “wicked problems” online, in 2021

Nearly 20 years ago, Aldo de Moor and I presented our Social Context Model (supporting online collaboration processes for wicked problems in society) at the “Sustainability in the Information Society” symposium [1]. The symposium organisers did an environmental impact assessment, showing that basically 86% of CO2 emissions came from participants flying in and out. Back […]

The new IATI Validator is open for public testing

Het bericht The new IATI Validator is open for public testing verscheen eerst op Data4Development.

The new official IATI Validator

Het bericht The new official IATI Validator verscheen eerst op Data4Development.

Spreadsheets to IATI: our service

How do you produce and publish IATI files when you have more than a handful of projects? And when the information is spread over multiple systems? We’re now offering a “Spreadsheet to IATI service” to help you with that. Maybe you recognise this: We have dozens of projects: copy-pasting information into an online tool is […]

Partos workshop on working with results in IATI

In 2016, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs introduced public IATI data as a replacement for quarterly progress reports for their grantees1, and so dozen of (mainly Dutch) organisations have started integrating IATI into their internal management information processes, and worked on ways to include the results of their projects in the data they publish. […]

Can we find out in IATI who is responding to ‘Matthew’?

At the end of IODC16, Roderick Besseling of Cordaid asked me a simple question: hurricane Matthew has hit Haiti, with well over 800 casualties reported already. Can we see in the IATI data which humanitarian responses have been started? Can we make that data available on HDX, the Humanitarian Data Exchange? Sure, I thought, with […]

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