When it comes to choosing an Information Management system for humanitarian operation, off-the-shelf software such as ActivityInfo has proven to be lower-risk and more sustainable solution, in comparison to custom development software and open-source tools.
Information management software for humanitarian operations
Everything you need for your data collection and reporting needs. Integrated analysis tools and advanced user management capabilities.
Collect, analyze and share centralized real-time data
ActivityInfo is a secure, flexible, user-friendly information management system ideal for collaboration on data collection and reporting in demanding, fast-changing, data-driven environments.
It is web-based and optimized for reporting on activities which are geographically dispersed and implemented by multiple partner organizations.
Everything you need for your data collection and reporting needs.
Subscription plans to suit everyone, from small teams to large organizations.
Ready to use
No installation or configurations needed. Log in and you are ready to go!
Save time and work with timely, quality data
Get started quickly - on your own
- Set up your own system and change it whenever you need.
- No technical consultants, no need for a development team.
- No installations or configurations.
- Ready-made templates for forms and databases.
- Customizable user roles.
- Collaborate with your team on forms, records and databases.
Collect data from multiple partners and users
- User-friendly, powerful data entry forms.
- Online and offline data collection for remote areas.
- Mobile data collection.
- Structures for easy repetitive reporting.
Combine and analyze data. Take decision on the go
- Draw quick conclusion out of large quantities of data.
- Get insights to complex situations with powerful pivot tables.
- Display the impact of your activities with maps and charts.
- Visualize trends and take quick decisions.
- Integrate with other software and plan ahead for your whole programme.
Feel confident with your processes
Get support whenever you need
- On-going support
- SLA with 99.5% uptime
- 80+ updates per year
- Consulting services
- Online courses
Securely store and manage large amounts of data
- Invite thousands of users
- Store millions of records securely
- Use as many databases and forms as you need
- Fine-grain control over users and access
“We need functionalities that are ready to use as soon as possible. These key features are there in ActivityInfo. I can develop a database, form an API connection to an external dashboard within a day and on the second day I can train somebody I know.”Vino Raj Ratnaraj, IMO, UNHCR REHAGL
We know what it's like to work in the field
ActivityInfo builds on the BeDataDriven team’s eleven years of research and practical experience developing information management systems for humanitarian and development projects that have included the entire spectrum of humanitarian operations.
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In this session we explore main concepts around relational databases and the link between databases and data collection apps.
34 countries use ActivityInfo to simplify humanitarian coordination; best practices from the biggest deployments
Highlights from the work of information management teams from UNHCR, IOM and UNOCHA. Explore their work on monitoring the Humanitarian Response in Lebanon, Uganda, Libya and in 17 countries working on the Response for Venezuela and get some inspiration for your 2022 response monitoring planning.
Coordinate case management for Protection, Child Protection and Gender-Based Violence cases.
Find out how ActivityInfo can support your monitoring and evaluation activities and get introduced to our database templates.
In this guide, Ms Naomi Falkenburg addresses the concept of inclusive monitoring and evaluation and discusses the main characteristics of an inclusive M&E system. The guide also discusses how ActivityInfo can facilitate inclusive practices in data collection and information management.
To Monitoring and Evaluation professionals who want an effective data collection system but don’t know where to start
In the past, we discussed how ActivityInfo can be used for Monitoring and Evaluation and we took a look at how various features in the system can make the work of the M&E officer easier. In this article, we dive into a more advanced and detailed approach to help you transform your M&E plan into an effective data collection system.
Multi-partner reporting with UNOCHA Iraq: from standardized forms to an innovative dynamic dashboard
Every year, UNOCHA in Iraq shares the Iraq Humanitarian Dashboard, a dynamic dashboard that presents an overview of the Humanitarian Response in the country. From year to year the Humanitarian Dashboard is evolving using innovative techniques, leveraging the possibilities of the ActivityInfo API. In this article, we take a look at the new developments in the 2020 Iraq Humanitarian Dashboard.
The fast developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic have created brand-new data management needs worldwide. The amount of data coming in from various sources and the pressure for daily, updated numbers and reports create an additional challenge both for the reporting sides and for the governments that collect these data. In this blog post we explore the adoption of ActivityInfo as a data management platform for monitoring the COVID-19 response in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as a result of the partnership between the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat Afghanistan (AKAH,A) and the Ministry of Public Health in the country.
In this blog post, we explore the use of ActivityInfo as an information management system for case management and referral. We take a look at the features used in case management and examples from the field and we compare it with open-source and on-premise solutions.
This guide is intended for IT professionals responsible for installing the ActivityInfo Self-managed Server in an on-premise Windows Server.