Making aid information accessible isn’t really about data files and formats and technology. It’s about people. It’s about the difference that accessible, transparent aid information can make to the process of development, and to the lives of individuals and communities across the world.
This section of aidinfo labs will put people at the heart of what we are doing. We’ll be profiling key infomediaries working to make aid data accessible, sharing research and reports into the people who need accessible aid information, and developing the ‘open personae’ project – curating a collection of resources for user-centred design around aid transparency data.
In this section...
Open Aid Data is a powerful tool for national budgeting and planning. In Malawi, the Ministry of Finance has made use of the countries Aid Management Platform to produce a …Continue reading
The IATI Technical Advisory Group meeting (aka The TAG) was held a few weeks ago in Cookham. As one of the people who are relatively new to the project it …Continue reading
At the recent IATI Toolkit workshop in London AidInfo shared plans to develop a prototype tablet device and web-based application that would build on ideas from the IATI Explorer and …Continue reading
Understanding the questions that different people want to ask of aid information is essential to building tools, resources and programmes of activity that can support more effective development. A while …Continue reading
A persona is an imaginary profile of someone who might be a user of a website, service or resource. Persona are used in user-centred design to help designers and developers to …Continue reading
A persona is an imaginary profile of someone who might be a user of a website, service or resource. These aidinfo labs ‘Open Personae’ have been put together to explore …Continue reading