NGOs embrace GDPR, but will it be used against them?

Guest author

GDPR compliance is an integral part of organisational resilience, and it requires resources and attention from NGO leaders, foundations and regulators to defend their organisations against attempts by governments and corporations to misuse the GDPR against them.

Unpacking ‘informed consent’

Madeleine Maxwell

Just because someone has signed a form, does that mean they truly understand everything they are agreeing to?

Looking back at 2016 in the Responsible Data community

Paola Verhaert

As the year draws to an end, we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the Responsible Data community, and to take a closer look at all the amazing things that its members have accomplished together this year.

Launching new Responsible Data in Agriculture paper

Zara Rahman

We’re very happy to share our new paper on Responsible Data in Agriculture, commissioned by Global Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), and co-authored together with Lindsay Ferris.

DatNav: New Guide to Navigate and Integrate Digital Data in Human Rights Research

Zara Rahman

Launching DatNav: a guide designed to help you navigate and integrate digital data into your human rights research. DatNav is the result of a collaboration between Amnesty International, Benetech, and The Engine Room which began in late 2015 culminating in an intense four day writing sprint facilitated by Chris Michael and Collaborations for Change in May 2016,  […]

Three Tactics for Responsible Data Planning

Alix Dunn

Following my last post about the ‘Innovative Uses of Technology in HIV Clinical Trials’ event, I wanted to share three tactics for managing responsible data complexity in program design. With a room full of PhDs, Mds, MPHs, MBAs and MScs (and sometimes a combination of several of each), what could the responsible data perspective offer? […]