Teaser to the augmented IFRC Data Playbook

Leson, H., Slater, D. and El Hamouch, M.
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Date published
08 Dec 2021
Data protection / Responsible data management

Wow! Over the past 11 months, we’ve been digging into ‘data is a team sport with special events (sprints), learning and training. All this collaboration and social learning has resulted in us creating an updated IFRC Data Playbook version 1. The original IFRC Data Playbook Beta was published in 2018 and continues to be in use around our network. With Strategy 2030 citing digital transformation as a priority, our team set out to update the Data Playbook and align it with the IFRC Digital transformation maturity model.  

How? We’ve hosted over 50 sprint sessions with almost 200 participants from across regions, RCRC organizations and expertise (plus some special guests). Their contribution builds on the 100s of Beta contributors and the 4000 registered people from the IFRC Data and Digital week, which was a kick-off for this upgrade project. Playbook contributors tend to fall into the following sectors – health, cash, information management (IM), planning, monitoring and evaluation and reporting (PMER), information technology (IT), legal, and innovation. But we enjoyed having people from across humanitarian work share inputs on what works and what doesn’t from their day-to-day activities...

Learn more about this journey here.