Tag: Tech Platforms

Where Is Digital Civil Society in 2020?

As civil society is now digital we face new decisions at every level, from the individual to the organizational. Who and what will we be?

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Crowdfunding a Space for Civic Engagement

GivingTuesday’s Asha Curran explains how the movement has inspired a new generation of donors.

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

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

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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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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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Facebook, GDPR, and Winning Back the Public Trust

Facebook has pledged its commitment to transparency and accountability throughout its GDPR preparation process, but it’s unclear whether it plans to make good on its promise.

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Microsoft Offers Free GDPR Assessment

The Microsoft Cloud is helping organizations prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read Microsoft’s GDPR white paper and measure your readiness with three free GDPR assessments designed to help your organization improve. Learn more about the GDPR and sign up to receive updates at digitalimpact.org/gdpr.

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MobLab Plans for GDPR with Shared Document

The Mobilisation Lab (MobLab), a global learning and collaboration network for social change, has published a living document designed to assist with its internal planning around the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). According to the document, 20-25% of MobLab’s email list (managed with MailChimp) consists of individuals based in the EU. Qualified readers who are […]

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GDPR Compliance on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has a number of features and services for its customers as they prepare to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Services and resources include AWS’s adherence to the CISPE code of conduct, granular data access controls, monitoring and logging tools, encryption, audit capability, a 33-page slide presentation, and […]

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Slack’s Plan for GDPR Compliance

A new GDPR guide from Slack explains the platform’s methods and plans to achieve compliance, both for the company and its customers. The documentation covers security infrastructure and certifications, international data transfers, data portability solutions, management tools, and more. Learn more about the GDPR and sign up to receive updates at digitalimpact.org/gdpr.

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