Too often advocacy orgs use too much technology, inadvertently creating a tech spaghetti problem. How do you know if you use too much tech? If you are holding multiple pieces of tech together with humans who have to do data input and transfer, and you don’t have a good answer to how and why the tech stack works the way it does, you have too much tech. Here’s some ideas on how to fix your problem.
My challenge to everyone in the collaborative defense field is to spend time with allies and colleagues to have a conversation about what the blueprint is for the strategic capabilities we need to have to realize the ambitious and heroic goals we hold in our hearts.
This blog is for the practitioner first and foremost, and only then for the would-be volunteer who wishes to aid a week or a few days of their time to the projects covered, or the funder who wants to learn more about how the vanguard projects in the immigrant and refugee space are coping and responding to one of the largest global refugee flows in history.