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The Mission Badges Are Done But Our Work Isn't

When we launched the missions in 2014: I Care, I Gave, I Inspired  on SCN in support of the Doctors Without Borders / Medicins Sans Frontieres program, we not only set a lofty charitable goal but also wished to increase the awareness of this remarkable independent medical humanitarian aid organization.

    (thanks oddss caroleigh.deneen maria.nicolaou jason.cao2 for implementing, tracking and awarding mission badges)


We ran the campaign for a little over six months.  Here are the results graphically represented in SAP Lumira

    (thanks for using our tools to illustrate jason.cao2 !)

*To continue the work of susan.keohan you can still make a donation to Doctors Without Borders by going to the Doctors Without Borders SAP Community Donation Page (words don't suffice to thank Sue!)

Further Increasing Awareness

Partnering with the community on this topic gave us the privilege of working very directly with Doctors Without Borders / Medicins Sans Frontieres  .

It provided an opportunity to engage with some of their incredible staff: a remarkable data geek/epidemiologist, Megan McGuire, the MSF corporate relations, as well as meeting with the MSF Managing Director in NYC and with Directorate General for Technology Organization and Systems from Barcelona Spain.

Video capture of some of these engagements at the 2014 SAP TechEd&&dcode events are found here:

Las Vegas Videos:

Technology Talk with Megan McGuire (45 minute session) Doctors without Borders: Going Digital | teched

Interview with Megan McGuire during Las Vegas Data Viz-a-thon (2.5 minutes)

SAP Lumira Viz-a-Thon with Doctors Without Borders | teched

Post partum of the event with two of the student participants from the University Alliances, and eamon.ida who orchestrated Data Geek activities as well as  SAP Mentor greg.myers3,  a business intelligence customer/consultant ,  and studentsashmcnutt and megan.laughlin (14 minutes) SAP DataViz Challenge for Charity | teched


Eamon Ida, Product Marketing Manager, SAP

Ashley McNutt, University of Southern California Student

Megan Laughlin, Grand Valley State University Student

Host: Greg Myers, SAP Mentor and Solutions Director, EVtechnologies

Berlin Videos:

Berlin intro to Viz-a-thon,  I had the honor to open and Megan speaks at minute 7 or so:

Data Insights for Médecins Sans Frontières with SAP Lumira | teched

Interview with a University Alliance professor, stephen.lofthouse whose group of students participated in the Viz-a-thon:

Technology Without Borders - Crowdsourcing for Critical Data Insights | teched

Guests: Rafa Carrascosa, Global Partnerships Director, Doctors Without Borders

Megan McGuire, eHealth Unit Coordinator, Doctors Without Borders

Host: Stephen Lofthouse, SAP Mentor and Senior Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University

Looking forward to further engagement in Bangalore and beyond!

Thank you all.....

Kudos to nic.smith and malin.liden for sponsoring the Data Viz-A-Thon events in Vegas and Berlin respectively.

And to ann.rosenberg and ben.christensen as well as all the student and adult participants for participating and creating Data Insights at SAPTeched&&dcodes