DI Podcast, Interviews

What Does It Take to Be a Data Champion?

Rachel Rank of UK-based 360Giving introduces a new kind of “data expedition” for professionals looking to connect with their work and each other.

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DI Podcast, Interviews

Save, a New Open-Source App, Empowers Citizen Reporters

A new open-source app from OpenArchive is designed to give citizen journalists more agency over their sensitive mobile media.

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Viewpoints

Lowering the Barrier of Entry to Civil Society Organizations

To be more effective, foundations should challenge the norms of philanthropy that have disenfranchised organizations based on size and age.

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DI Podcast, Interviews

Data Is “Going Local,” Thanks to Human-Centered Design

Data advocate Heather Leson explains how local communities will help bring IFRC’s Data Playbook to life.

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Viewpoints

A Journey Into the Neutrality Paradox

As Rachel Smith of GlobalGiving suggests, misinformation and hate speech aren’t reserved for Facebook and Twitter. Here’s how social good platforms can stay one step ahead.

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What Does It Take to Be a Data Champion?

Rachel Rank of UK-based 360Giving introduces a new kind of “data expedition” for professionals looking to connect with their work and each other.

Save, a New Open-Source App, Empowers Citizen Reporters

A new open-source app from OpenArchive is designed to give citizen journalists more agency over their sensitive mobile media.

Lowering the Barrier of Entry to Civil Society Organizations

To be more effective, foundations should challenge the norms of philanthropy that have disenfranchised organizations based on size and age.

Data Is “Going Local,” Thanks to Human-Centered Design

Data advocate Heather Leson explains how local communities will help bring IFRC’s Data Playbook to life.

A Journey Into the Neutrality Paradox

As Rachel Smith of GlobalGiving suggests, misinformation and hate speech aren’t reserved for Facebook and Twitter. Here’s how social good platforms can stay one step ahead.

Infusing Startups With Ethics That Go Along With Profits

ITEGA’s Bill Densmore introduces three new efforts to orient both investors and entrepreneurs around ethics, data privacy, and transparency principles.

Breaking With Funding Tradition Can Offer Benefits Beyond the Obvious

Helen Turvey of Shuttleworth Foundation sheds light on the disconnect between funders and the communities they serve.

Data Incidents: Design With Responsibility in Mind

Stuart Campo and Jos Berens of UNOCHA explain how organizations can manage effectively when data goes wrong.

When Choosing Digital Tools, Consider Context

The Engine Room’s Laura Guzman reveals the most important factor in choosing the right digital tools for your organization.

Ensuring Funder Support for Digital Infrastructure

Bahrain-based Esra’a Al Shafei has gone to great lengths to preserve the basic infrastructure that would keep digital civil society secure. Are funders listening?