Narrate at the UN Data Literacy workshop, November 2018

Our Chief Storyteller, Tony Quinlan, spoke on Thursday 15th November 2018 at the Bangkok workshop on UN Data Literacy. Talking about using ethnography in-field, he discussed projects we’ve undertaken with Cognitive Edge’s SenseMaker tools.

His slides from the conference are downloadable here (with a couple of text-heavy slides that were removed for timing):

UN Data Literacy outline – November 2018 with additional slides

For details of why stories and micro-narratives from the field are better self-interpreted rather than either expert-interpreted or algorithm-analysed, there are two more detailed posts here and here.

Curious about SenseMaker®?

Check out our one-hour webinar on Friday 23rd November

We are running a special one-hour webinar on SenseMaker® for attendees to the UN workshop. The webinar will be on Tuesday 20th November 2018 at 0930-1030 GMT. (To check time in your timezone, click here. If you’re in North or South America, let us know and we can try to schedule a second one that’s not in the middle of the night.)

Register for the webinar on EventBrite here.

Book a confidential conversation

If you’d rather have a confidential conversation to explore whether it would be appropriate or useful in your work, Tony has freed up a day for conversations – feel free to book a time for an online conversation with him. Available dates are 4th December, 11th December and 16th December 2018.

You can see what times are available and book a conversation here.

Other NGO experiences

An article here also has links to a variety of pieces written by UNDP micro-narrative research users, including projects throughout Eastern Europe and Central Asia around prejudice, peace and reconciliation, disability rights, Roma discrimination and the Greenb Economy. And this article here contains a full case study written up by Kecia Bertermann and Rebecca Smith of GirlEffect on their experiences with SenseMaker®.

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