Data Collaboration

Metrics are Driving Disinformation

Prioritizing news distribution over reporting makes journalists and platforms active participants in spreading misinformation.

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Who Watches the Watchers?

MIT’s new surveillance rating system is ready to “capture details of every significant automated contact tracing effort in the world.”

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Housing Data Tool Aims to Strengthen Tenants Rights

Digital Impact grantee JustFix.nyc is using New York City’s housing crisis to lay the groundwork for a nationwide movement built on public data.

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What Happens if We Ignore the Warning Signs of Change?

In the last of a five-part series, Lucy Bernholz identifies larger, contextual shifts that are shaping philanthropy and digital civil society.

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Can Data Make Bad Housing Practice a Thing of the Past?

Digital Impact grantee JustFix.nyc is leading a data coalition whose aim is to further housing justice in New York City and beyond.

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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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#GivingTuesday Data Collaborative

Podcast and Transcript: Lucy Bernholz, Asha Curran, and Josh Levy discuss building a governance plan and digital infrastructure for giving data worldwide.

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Grantee Profile: Good Data Collaborative

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

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Utilizing Social Media Data for Public Good

The new report from The Governance Lab includes twelve real-world case studies.

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Mapping Opportunity: Knowledge & Networks for Change

Listen to Lucy Bernholz, Catalina Escobar, Daniel Uribe, and Jake Garcia discuss the data-powered tools and services provided by Nodo Ká and Foundation Center to boost impact in the social sector. One of the fundamental goals of Digital Impact is to advance the effective and responsible use of digital data and infrastructure for the benefit […]

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