In our rapidly evolving information-driven society, the mastery of effective knowledge management is paramount. With data growing exponentially in volume and complexity, the ability to convert this vast information into actionable knowledge is crucial. This post explores how the BASB (Building a Second Brain) approach and the PARA method enhance personal knowledge management by organising digital information, thus boosting productivity and creativity. While focusing on personal knowledge management, these methodologies offer valuable lessons for organisational process improvement and structure, addressing the challenges of today’s data-rich environment.
We are excited to announce the publication of the “Humanitarian Needs Assessment Report – Borno, Nigeria 2024,” a comprehensive and insightful analysis conducted by the Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN) in partnership with Caritas Germany (CG), and facilitated by movimentar GmbH.
Redefining Collaboration between Civil Society Organisations and the UN: Introducing the Partner Portal
As a consultancy firm devoted to backing development and humanitarian initiatives, we are thrilled to bring to your attention a pioneering tool set to transform your engagement with the United Nations (UN): The UN Partner Portal. This comprehensive digital interface, jointly crafted by prestigious UN agencies including the UN Secretariat, UN Women, FAO, UNDP Crisis […]
Diarrhoeal diseases accounted for the death of over 500,000 children under-five globally in 2017 (1) and are the third leading cause of mortality in this age group (2). Approximately 88% of those deaths result from unsafe water, inadequate sanitation, and insufficient hygiene (3), making effective WASH interventions crucial for the health and survival not only […]
Introduction The retreat of sea ice and glaciers, sea-level rise, and extreme climate events are predicted to cause immense economic and social chaos. Around 10% of the world’s population lives in coastal areas that are less than 10 meters above sea level. Furthermore, farming requires the availability of sufficient fresh water, the largest source […]
In one of my previous assignments I had to cope with a 15-day deadline to deliver distance-facilitation services for the design of a new disaster-preparedness project in Asia for one of my clients (an international non-governmental organisation). The team was composed of staff members in different locations (Europe, national and sub-national levels). So, I had […]
Digitalisation and big data – A cost-effective and reliable way for decision-making in the international development context
movimentar GmbH is a social enterprise providing advisory, training, and software development services for organisations and individuals working in sustainable development and humanitarian actions. Its founder Eduardo works as a project-management and data-science consultant, trainer, and facilitator in designing, managing, and evaluating projects and programmes across the globe. In the following interview, he outlines […]
We are pleased to announce that we are now officially on Linkedin to engage and connect with our clients and people interested in digitalisation, data science and technology for management and evaluation of international development and humanitarian actions. Make sure you check our company page regularly, as we will update you on current projects and […]
Reproducible samples and analyses are critical for data quality, particularly in monitoring and evaluation of project activities. Okay, some may say, but does it really matter at all? Yes, it does. It helps setting a seed for the future. Evolution in project monitoring and evaluation Let us take some capacity-development activity such as a training […]
Project management has some things in common with playing with a kite. One needs to adapt well and quickly to changes in external conditions following observation of performance. Otherwise, one runs the risk of blindly hitting the ground. Differently from kites, though, a project or a programme requires more than open eyes. It requires sound […]