One system that is centralised can help build capacity and scale, but then too often it falls apart. And things become brittle and fragile.
From the Blog on data sharing
Figuring out ‘People Centred Data Management’
Earlier this year, we received some funding to explore the governance details of how to put ‘people at the centre of data management’.
Many of us do not surprises. Almost all of us do not like negative surprises – from surprise parties, to car break downs, and yes, our data.
Compromising Photos in a Digital Era
Digital has transformed photography making it photo taking cheap, instanteous, and easy to share. And added in significant risk.
What if we called it a ‘profile’?
In the humanitarian space, identity leads us into discussions we don’t need and usually don’t want. what if we just called it a profile?
We expect our data to be used to improve the service or product. We want to happen. It’s the surprises that we get angry about.
Trying a new path
Deduplication between two different digital solutions is not overly complex. And yet, it is complex due to humans and organisations.
The Keeper of the Keys
Carrying a perscription around was a basic form of data portability. I was the courier and the keeper of the keys.
Deduplication and Scavenger Hunts
Our kids like scavenger hunts. The cards are ‘centrally’ controlled while where the child finds the ‘treasure’ is mostly up to them.