April 5, 2019
Stuart Campo of UNOCHA’s Centre for Humanitarian Data explains how challenges related to managing data risk in the sector are breathing life into a new set of working guidelines for data responsibility.
April 2, 2019
A main objective of the Guidelines is to help staff better assess and manage the sensitivity of the data they handle in different crisis contexts.
March 12, 2019
The humanitarian community should assess wider implications, risks, and unintended negative consequences brought about by this and similar partnerships.
June 30, 2018
Despite their strong capacity-building infrastructure, US nonprofits are still susceptible to data breaches, cyber attacks, and otherwise well-intentioned misuse of data.
May 14, 2018
The Engine Room’s Zara Rahman describes GDPR as “a promising step in the direction of taking a rights-based approach to working with data.” In a recent blog post, Rahman looks at GDPR preparation as a “spring cleaning” exercise, suggesting ways nonprofits can track their internal GDPR-related activities, and sharing examples of what to expect from […]
March 27, 2018
Podcast and Transcript: Experts discuss responsible data, power, and the role of data and ethics in tech for good space.
January 23, 2018
With the tax changes in the U.S. and the General Data Protection Regulation in the EU, policy is expected to play a big role in changing the philanthropy landscape in 2018. Income inequality will be another key factor, shaping philanthropic fortunes on one end of the spectrum and fueling political unrest from the other end. […]