The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) Information Management (IM) Department held its annual meeting in Damascus on Wednesday 19/12/2018. The three-day meeting was attended by the IM coordinators from SARC sub-branches, branches, and Headquarters.
During the meeting, the IM team members exchanged and discussed their 2019 vision, objectives and plan, as well as the key performance indicators (KPIs), information management tools, and the minimum acceptable standards of skills required for the IM employees.
It is worth mentioning that the strategic direction of the department in 2019 will be dedicated to complete the construction of IM specialized work units and networks, and the preparation of a manual and a unified training curriculum for the department.
On the operational level, the huge focus will be placed to increase data collection using mobile devices, giving the analysis stage a high priority, sharing information with partners through interactive maps, and meeting the growing needs of all divisions in the organization to keep abreast of the rapid development of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent.