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The COVID-19 pandemic struck at a time when the world was more connected than ever. But as barriers to digital access have fallen and information has become increasingly accessible, it has become difficult to identify what is most relevant and accurate. …

Every quarter we invite all registered GO users to hear about new and upcoming features, as well as invite their co-creation of the platform.

Please find the slides and a summary of the briefing below, as well as an ‘edited highlights’ of the three sessions combining the different National Society…

In 2019, the IFRC held its first data visualisation challenge intended to bring together data visualisation talent from across the Movement to think of innovative new ways of improving common operational information products.

Data visualisation helps data analysts describe and even prescribe. In this, we are inspired by the example…

Using and acting on evidence about disaster risk has become a core component of IFRC’s way of working. Indeed, the first goal of IFRC’s 2030 Strategy is to help people anticipate, respond to and quickly recover from crises.

In order to anticipate a crisis the world’s 192 National Red Cross…

Data is now the world’s most valuable resource.

What does that mean for the IFRC, a century-old membership organisation, consisting of the world’s 192 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies?

How can we tap the vast amounts of data exchanged across the IFRC network to help us serve those…

Things have started a little slower this year as we prepare the GO team for the next 2 years of working together to advance the platform. Nevertheless, there was plenty to talk about with our users this quarter.

The GO user survey has provided us with a number of…

As a belated Happy New Year, we are sharing an update on recent enhancements to the GO platform, a couple of words on progress last year and a quick look ahead to what’s coming next.

National Society preparedness analytics

The revamped Preparedness area provides a new lens to analyse and understand National Society capacities…

The GO platform belongs to its users, in particular disaster responders across the globe who are members of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement.

We can gain some insight on their needs and behaviour through site analytics but, in order to listen to a broad range of user experiences, expectations…

In October, we celebrated GO’s 2nd birthday.

We hosted the event in order to celebrate continued progress, but more importantly, to drive engagement from across the Red Cross Red Crescent network help direct us to make the platform be more useful, connecting information on emergency needs with an early, effective and efficient response.

We heard from…

French, Spanish and Arabic language version of the blog below

English is the language spoken by the largest number of people as either their first or second language. It is also the language used for over half the content on the internet. Nevertheless, it is not the chosen official IFRC…

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