Presentation on theme: "The Panos Information Portal & Online Database Holiday Inn Resort & Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica June 19, 2014 – June 20, 2014 Presenter: Dr. Maurice McNaughton."— Presentation transcript:
The Panos Information Portal & Online Database Holiday Inn Resort & Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica June 19, 2014 – June 20, 2014 Presenter: Dr. Maurice McNaughton – Mona School of Business & Management, UWI
Background ◦ As a regional media and communications organization that works to empower the most marginalized and vulnerable persons in the region, Panos Caribbean helps journalists to cover sustainable development issues that are overlooked and misunderstood. ◦ The Internet and new Social media such as twitter, facebook and youtube are key components of Panos’ media and communications portfolio. ◦ Panos is seeking to upgrade and enhance it’s web presence and develop information management platforms in order to provide more effective mechanisms for online database repositories, web-based information dissemination and training, and a variety of audiovisual and data visualization capabilities.
Online database management system to represent various categories of individuals and institutions: ◦ Research institutions, local expertise ◦ Media, journalists and journalistic networks (CEPF, IDRC) ◦ CSOs and CBOs ◦ Researchers, Policymakers Indexed, searchable, catalog of electronic resource materials ◦ Upload electronic documents, and other multimedia content ◦ Provide meta-information for indexed search functionality Contact/Constituency Management System ◦ Targeted Mailings based on categories, groups or interests, ◦ Event Management - Mailings, Online Registration, Participant confirmations
Deliver a high-quality, virtual learning experience to remote students/participants ◦ Support sharing of slides (PDF and PPT), video, chat, audio-conference during a webinar session ◦ Record webinar sessions (slides + audio + chat), as well as video streams for later playback on demand Ad Hoc Video Conferencing ◦ Staff meetings, virtual office
CategoryDescriptionDatabase InstitutionsResearch Institutions, Local Expertise Networks, CSOs and CBOs 44 institutions, 10 countries MediaMedia Houses, Journalists and Journalistic Networks 100 contacts, 14 countries PeopleResearchers and Policy makers, communicators, general contacts 690 contacts, 20 countries Electronic Catalogue Newsletters, Reports, Publications and other Multimedia content 13 documents Flexible Search categories: ◦ Institutional Type: NGO, CBO, CSO, Media, FUNDER, Research Institution, Government, ◦ Contact Type: Researchers, Policymaker, Consultant, Communicator ◦ Media Contacts: Media-houses, Journalists, Journalistic networks ◦ Expertise: Agriculture, Artiste, Biodiversity, Child Rights, Climate Change, Communication, Data journalism, Environment, Education, Fisheries, Gender, HIV/AIDS, Insurance, Public Health
Custom mailing templates, mailing lists Targeted Mailings based on categories, groups or interests Scheduled Subscription Mailings
Event Management ◦ Scheduling ◦ Mailings – Notification & Diseminate information to participants ◦ Online Registration, Participant confirmations Online Web Conferencing / Webinars Sharing through Social Media
Expanding library of electronic resource materials including documents, and other multimedia content: Reports, Research papers, White papers, Best Practice, etc.
The Panos Information Portal will enable.. Not just Contact management, but Community Engagement Wisdom of the Crowd… ◦ Self-service updates ◦ Crowdsourcing ◦ On-line surveys ◦ Peer-to-peer sharing, interaction & exchange