Responsible data in open contracting

Over the past few months, we’ve been applying our Responsible Data lens to look at challenges in open contracting as part of a portfolio of work with Hivos, and are excited to launch our report summing up our research. This year, Hivos’ Open Contracting Program have been moving into the implementation phase of their work […]

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Published on: 5 Dec
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Looking back at the GDPR community call and sharing resources

Last Wednesday, we gathered experts and members of the Responsible Data community in a community call to discuss the implications and challenges of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union’s forthcoming regulation on data protection. The regulation was designed to give control over personal data back to citizens and residents, and to create […]

Published on: 28 Nov
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Announcing the next Responsible Data community call: what is the GDPR and what does it mean for me?

On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect in all member states of the European Union. The regulation was designed with the idea to give control back to citizens and residents over their personal data, and to create a uniform data protection law across member countries. The new regulation and […]

Published on: 15 Nov
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Indigenous peoples and responsible data: an introductory reading list

Last month, a member of the Responsible Data community asked the mailing list about responsible data protocols for indigenous communities. This prompted the community to share what turned out to be a wealth of resources. We’ve collected them all below. Together, they offer an introduction to the topic of responsible data protocols for indigenous communities. […]

Published on: 22 Sep
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Measuring what Matters (Human Rights) and doing it responsibly

This post was written by Anne-Marie Brook, co-founder of the Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI). Currently, HRMI is accepting nominations for countries to participate in their pilot project; nominations close Friday, September 15. If you’d like to find out how to submit a nomination, or share your ideas more generally, email Anne-Marie at anne-marie.brook@motu.org.nz. If […]

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Published on: 5 Sep
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How we are redesigning responsibledata.io

As you might have heard by now, we are redesigning responsibledata.io, the website for the responsible data community! The redesign is funded by Stanford’s Philanthropy and Civil Society team, who brought together the Good Data Collaborative – including SIMLab, the Center for Democracy and Technology, and the Future of Privacy Forum – to identify gaps […]

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Published on: 4 Aug
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Digital identification systems: responsible data challenges and opportunities

Last week, I had the pleasure of being part of the Ethics and Risks working group at the 2017 ID2020 Platform for Change Summit. This event focused on issues faced by people living without recognised identification, and brought together multiple stakeholders, public and private, to discuss these challenges. Through the working group, we discussed challenges, […]

Published on: 5 Jul
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When the Rubber Hits the Road: Making Responsible Data Choices

I spend a lot of time talking to people about how to use technology and data strategically to evolve their teams, supercharge their ideas, and experiment with new opportunities. In the course of these conversations, I ask questions to stretch out the space between idea and design decision, so we can explore the grey areas. […]

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Published on: 2 Jun
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Responsible data considerations for open source investigation in human rights

As the use of open source data in human rights research proliferates, new methods and increased availability of data are raising responsible data challenges. In advance of the Responsible Data Forum on Open Source Investigation for Human Rights, held in partnership with Meedan at the Stockholm Internet Forum on Tuesday, May 16, we compiled a list […]

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Published on: 16 May
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Announcing new research on Responsible Data implementation at Oxfam

In 2015, Oxfam was the first international NGO to develop a Responsible Data policy. Two years on, we looked into how Oxfam’s Responsible Data policy is being translated into practice. Read the report here Since adopting the Responsible Data policy, Oxfam has been working towards its implementation by developing practical resources and piloting the policy […]

Published on: 21 Apr
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