Large data breaches and leaks now regularly affect even the most seemingly well-guarded organisations and institutions. Over the past five years, a higher volume of data has been released to the public than the previous 50 years put together. This wave of leaks and breaches means that media outlets, the public, and political systems need […]
This type of resource will help the user learn how to do something.
This resource is a collection of style guides to help individuals and groups improve their graphic literacy and create better data visualizations.
This code of practice describes the steps an organisation can take to ensure that anonymisation is conducted effectively, while retaining useful data. The code will be useful to any organisation which wants to turn personal data into anonymised information and distribute it later. The decision-making flow-charts on page 15 are a particularly good place to start […]
This is a guide to planning the various stages of a project involving data, with sections for people starting out on a project or those already halfway through an initiative. In particular, check out the sections on closing a project successfully, including designing projects with a finite lifespan and enforcing a definitive ‘hands-off’ date (p.8). Where this […]
The Transformative Storytelling for Social Change project is an online handbook for organisations that use visual storytelling methods in advocacy, which includes a section on how to record stories ethically.
This guide gives practical guidance for protecting personal data in the context of migrant assistance.
Mobile phone data has already been used to predict population displacement in crises, and there are a range of other potential applications for humanitarian organisations. However, using this data comes with risks.
This briefing paper aims to enable humanitarian NGOs to conduct an informed analysis of their information management practices in the field.
This guide provides tips on filming an interview with someone who has experienced sexual or gender-based violence.
J. Nathan Mathias at the MIT Symposium on Gender and Technology has prepared a practical guide to methods of identifying gender in large datasets and the ethical considerations that accompany them.