Migrating data to ActivityInfo - Best practices and insights from Missio Invest and the Spotlight Initiative

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About the webinar

This session is dedicated to the practical aspects of migrating data to the ActivityInfo platform. During the session, we discuss best practices to consider for the migration process and we are happy to welcome speakers from the Spotlight Initiative and Missio Invest who share with us their valuable insights on the process.

In summary, we explore:

  • Best practices for data migration
  • The Spotlight Initiative: insights and lesson learnt from the migration process
  • Missio Invest: insights and lessons learnt from the migration process

View the presentation slides of the Webinar.

View the presentation slides of Missio Invest.

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Is this Webinar for me?

  • Are you planning to move to a new information system and wish to see what migrating your data to ActivityInfo would look like?
  • Do you wish to follow the data migration journey of other organizations and address your questions to them?

Then, watch our webinar!

About the Speakers

Michelle Unda is the Data Analyst for the Monitoring &Evaluation unit at the Spotlight Initiative, a UN Initiative in partnership with the European Union. The Spotlight Initiative works to eliminate violence against women and girls. Michelle works at the secretariat supporting country programmes by collecting and reviewing indicator data, managing the Results Framework database and aggregating global results for the annual reports. She led the switch in changing their database system onto ActivityInfo and hopes to continually make improvements. Michelle holds a master's degree in International Development from American University, with a concentration in Monitoring & Evaluation, as well as a bachelor's degree in Cultural Anthropology from Rutgers University, where she also attended the Douglass Residential College.

Shirine Pont joined Missio Invest in 2020 to support impact measurement and reporting. In the course of her work there, she transitioned Missio Invest’s data system to ActivityInfo to better capture the impact their loans are making across Africa. She uses data and design to present insights and visualize change. She combines a career in education and business in Austria and the US, with two decades of experience in international development in Indonesia, Afghanistan and Lebanon. Shirine has an engineering degree in Computer Science from Vienna, Austria and an Executive MBA from Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis, USA.

Jeric Kison earned his Bachelor's Degree from York University in Canada and his MBA from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. He has worked with NGOs and governments across four continents on strategy and evaluation for nine years. Before joining ActivityInfo he worked as a Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc., where he led a project to develop an organizational M&E System which included the roll-out of ActivityInfo as the organization’s new information management system. Today, Jeric is working as a Customer Success Director in the ActivityInfo team bringing together his experience on the ground and passion for data to help our customers achieve success with ActivityInfo.

Eliza Avgeropoulou earned her BSc from Athens University of Economics and Business, and her MSc degree in Economic Development and Growth from Lund University and Carlos III University, Madrid. She brings eight years of experience in M&E in international NGOs, including CARE, Innovations for Poverty Action and Catholic Relief Services (CRS). The past five years, she has led the MEAL system design for various multi-stakeholders’ projects focusing on education, livelihoods, protection and cash. She believes that evidence-based decision making is the core of high quality program implementation. She now joins us as our M&E Implementation Specialist, bringing together her experience on the ground and passion for data-driven decision making to help our customers achieve success with ActivityInfo.

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