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Author Olivier Sarrat; Véronique De Geoffroy
Title Sigmah free software for humanitarian project management Type Conference Article
Year 2011 Publication 8th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management: From Early-Warning Systems to Preparedness and Training, ISCRAM 2011 Abbreviated Journal ISCRAM 2011
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Keywords Germanium; Information systems; Quality assurance; Collaborative; Free software; Humanitarian projects; Integrated management; Mapping indicators; Monitoring and assessment; Perennial; Schedule management; Project management
Abstract Sigmah is free software for the integrated management of humanitarian projects. It provides international aid organization with the following software features:-Monitoring project progress and funding;-Creating, sharing, analysing and mapping indicators, for monitoring and assessment;-Centralising project documents;-Improving schedule management and early-warning alarms for events;-Implementing a quality assurance approach, by defining criteria and critical points linked to projects. The Sigmah project is led by a group of humanitarian organizations, which has, at the time of writing, 12 members: Action Against Hunger (France), Aide Médicale Internationale, Comité dAide Médicale, Comité de Secours Internationaux, French Red Cross, Groupe Urgence Réhabilitation Développement (Groupe URD), Handicap International (France), Islamic Relief (France), Médecins du Monde, Première Urgence, Solidarités International and Triangle Génération Humanitaire. Sigmah is developed as free software because it aims to be available to the humanitarian community as a whole.
Address Groupe URD, France
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Publisher Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, ISCRAM Place of Publication Lisbon Editor M.A. Santos, L. Sousa, E. Portela
Language English Summary Language English Original Title
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ISSN 2411-3387 ISBN 9789724922478 Medium
Track Humanitarian Challenges Expedition Conference 8th International ISCRAM Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
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Call Number Serial 915
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