DI Podcast, Interviews

Breaking With Tradition Can Offer Benefits “Beyond the Obvious”

Helen Turvey of Shuttleworth Foundation explains how breaking with tradition can offer benefits “beyond the obvious.”

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DI Podcast, Interviews

Data Incidents: Design With Responsibility in Mind

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

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DI Podcast, Interviews

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.

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DI Podcast, Interviews

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?

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Viewpoints

The Future of Digital Civil Society Depends on Basic Infrastructure

We celebrate the independence that open source affords but are we willing to support the creations it brings about?

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Algorithmic Risk Assessment in Pretrial Detention

With the help of a Digital Impact grant, one Philadelphia-based nonprofit is taking on predictive technology in the criminal justice system, one algorithm at a time.

2018 Grants Cohort Selected

Digital Impact has awarded nearly $200,000 in grants to five social sector organizations working to advance the safe, ethical, and effective use of digital resources for social good.

The Internet of Things: Risks and Rewards of a Connected Future

Podcast and Transcript: Nonprofit tech experts discuss how the Internet of Things has sparked a new era of social impact.

Unsure about Data Privacy? These 4 Podcasts Will Help

Despite their strong capacity-building infrastructure, US nonprofits are still susceptible to data breaches, cyber attacks, and otherwise well-intentioned misuse of data.

Grantee Profile: Good Data Collaborative

The Collaborative’s overarching goal is to jump-start a much-needed conversation across the sector—especially among smaller civil society players—about responsible data.

These 6 Nonprofits Are Leading on Data Privacy

Ensuring GDPR compliance is a big job but someone has to do it. Now, a number of leading organizations are using good data practice to influence others in the sector.

Have We Put Too Much Faith In Numbers?

Nonprofits can move from simply collecting data to leveraging it in ways that advance the mission. But relying on data alone to measure performance can lead to lost identity and resources.

ICO Publishes Final Guidance on Consent

In May, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its final consent guidance ahead of last week’s GDPR deadline. According to…

GDPR and the End of the Internet’s Grand Bargain

The following is an excerpt of an article published by Harvard Business Review on April 9, 2018. “For now, GDPR,…

Internet Health Report Uncovers Three Issues of Growing Concern

Who controls the internet? How open is it? Who is welcome online? Is it safe? Who can succeed there? Mozilla’s…