510 TEAMTERVIEW ANNELIES RIEZEBOS

Annelies Riezebos studies an MSc in Statistical Science for the Life and Behavioural Sciences, with a specialisation in Data Science. She works with us through a collaboration between 510 and Ortec, and is currently writing her thesis. How did you hear about 510? Someone from Ortec came to a presentation day at my university, where… Read More

DATA RESPONSIBILITY VOLUNTEER

WHO ARE YOU? You are an enthusiastic, self-organizing professional, student or volunteer who is interested in being part of a wider team. You think that organisations and companies should handle data responsibly and need to make every effort to ensure that they do not cause harm to anyone through the data they process. You also… Read More

ORTEC & 510 – Can text mining optimize humanitarian response?

When a disaster strikes, we want to be prepared. Every year, nearly 160 million people worldwide are affected by natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods. Thanks to data, an increasing number of natural disasters can be predicted, enabling people to safely evacuate in time. This way, data can make an enormous difference in… Read More

510 CO-DESIGN SESSIONS

WHAT IS IT ABOUT Co-design (sometimes known as participatory design) is a design approach that actively involves you as a stakeholder in the 121 design process. During co-design sessions, we want to hear from you, but also actively involve you and your ideas in the design process. We do this in the context of Human Centered Design (HCD).… Read More

2 YEARS OF DATA RESPONSIBILITY AT 510

reading time: 12 minutes  The creation of a Data Responsibility Process at 510 – A brief history  Before the digital era  Before the use of Internet, humanitarian aid organisations mostly exchanged information in person, on paper, by phone or by fax. Any time delays in relaying the information, responding to requests, or manually editing records and maps, were considered standard procedures.  After the digital era  The Internet introduced a digital transformation in the early eighties, which was followed…

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HUMAN CENTERED DESIGN

WHAT IS HUMAN CENTERED DESIGN Ideo states that human centred design (HCD) "sits at the intersection of empathy and creativity." It is a design and management framework that develops solutions to problems by involving the human perspective in all steps of the problem-solving process. Utilised in multiple fields, including sociological sciences and technology, HCD has… Read More

DATA TEAM CREATION

DATA TEAM CREATION & TRAINING Malawi (3 members, operative 2017) Kenya (3 members, operative, 2018) Uganda (2 members, operative, 2018) Ethiopia (1 member, setting up 2019) Philippines (1 member, setting up, 2019) Zambia (1 member, operative, 2018) Mali (1member, setting up, 2019) Nepal (Planning, 2020) Lebanon (Planning, 2020) Zimbabwe (Planning, 2020) MALAWI DATA TEAM GAVE DATA… Read More

MALAWI Red Cross

Below you can find all the blog posts pertaining to the work we have done with the Malawi Red Cross. Read More