Friends and partners joined us from around the world to talk data and social change.
- — TechSoup (@TechSoup)Mon, Jun 29 2015 23:03:22
- — NYC Media Lab (@nycmedialab)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:04:02
- — Amy Chen (@iamamychen)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:09:14
First, we set the table. What is the #Data4Good movement all about?
- — +SocialGood (@plus_socialgood)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:05:26A1 (1/3): The use of data is growing prolifically in the nonprofit sector, as well as the private and public sector. #NPTechChat
- — +SocialGood (@plus_socialgood)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:05:56A1(2/3): It is increasingly important that we are able to gather data, understand it, use it appropriately, guard it, & share it #NPTechChat
- — +SocialGood (@plus_socialgood)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:06:21
- A consensus emerged: #Data4Good requires using data to serve the common good, social change and/or humanity.
- — DataKind (@DataKind)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:06:42A1: It’s a global movement of social change orgs, data professionals, foundations + corporations using data to serve humanity #NPTechChat
- — DataKind (@DataKind)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:08:30A1: Data is everywhere, an incredibly valuable resource to address tough humanitarian challenges, yet it often goes untapped. #NPTechChat
- It was exciting to immediately see examples being shared.
- — C. Davis Parchment (@cdavisparchment)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:10:02
- — Sheila Warren (@sheila_warren)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:10:41A1: just like biz/legal principles have informed civil society best practices, so can data security, hygiene, and science do so #nptechchat
- — Kate Berrisford (@Kate_Berrisford)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:10:53
- — DataLook (@DataLook)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:11:32Non profits are using data primarily to measure impact. There is a huge untapped potential of predicting future interventions #NPTechChat
- — Amy Chen (@iamamychen)Tue, Jun 30 2015 17:11:55
June #NPTechChat: How Data Fuels Social Change
Data is a powerful resource. The same algorithms and techniques that help companies boost profits can help social change organizations increase their impact. On June 30, 2015, Techsoup, Datakind and +SocialGood led a conversation on how data can be used for social change.
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