Report and Documentation:
We harness the digital advances and social media revolution to report in novel ways
The disruptive impact of digital technology will, naturally, affect the world of development reporting. The dispersal of information through social media platforms is only one part of a complex picture. At the core of our approach around digital reporting is what users want and need, which can be summarised in two words: comparability and specificity. Digital technology gives us the capability to compare structured data, with a programme-specific overlay.
We make digital reporting at a simple level by standard means of publishing and disseminating reports more widely and more efficiently but in essentially the same formats as at present (using pdf for example). In the next dynamic level, we make the underlying information available in a more effective form for analysis and interoperability with other systems, through standardisation of the framework within which the information is stored, processed and presented for reporting purposes. In the advanced level, it is possible to integrate all aspects of aspirations, actions, resources and reporting. A fluid integration between supporters, organisations and constituents is possible, provided this level of transparency is aspired for.