Managing data

Keeping data about people requires responsibility. These resources will you help you find the appropriate approach to keeping your data safe and useful for when you need it – and deleted or archived when you don’t.

Draft code of ethics and standards for social data

The Big Boulder Initiative, a non-profit organisation that seeks to establish standards for social media companies, has recently published a Code of Ethics & Standards, which it describes as ‘a starting point for articulating and honoring the most ethical business practices surrounding social data and its use for organisations.’

This resource can help you with: Getting DataManaging data
Issue areas: Identity, anonymity & privacyPeople’s agency & ownership

Photos are data too

If you take a photo of someone for a project, have you explained how the image will be used in future? How will you ensure that everyone within your organisation uses that photo in the right way?

This resource can help you with: Managing data
Issue areas: Informed consent

RD Book: Shooting your hard drive into space

This book, organized around the data lifecycle, highlights responsible data concerns, recommendations, and real-world examples in the context of international development programming.

This resource can help you with: Awareness-RaisingGetting DataManaging dataResponding to crisisSharing Data
Issue areas: Data qualityData re-useIdentity, anonymity & privacyInformed consentPeople’s agency & ownership
This resource was produced in a Responsible Data Forum.

Atomized Security Plan for Organizations

This resource is a set of checklists that attempt to list all of the possible information security steps an organization can take to protect itself.

This resource can help you with: Managing data
Issue areas: No categories
This resource was produced in a Responsible Data Forum.

Data in the Project Lifecycle

A lightweight tool for data project implementers to help plan their projects and check whether they are being responsible with their data at every step, both for planned and emerging risks.

This resource can help you with: Getting DataManaging dataSharing Data
Issue areas: No categories
This resource was produced in a Responsible Data Forum.

Should my website have SSL?

A splash site designed to help people think and learn about the importance of secure online communication.

This resource can help you with: Managing data
Issue areas: No categories
This resource was produced in a Responsible Data Forum.

Keeping the #RDFbuda energy buzzing

There was some serious responsible data energy produced in Budapest this week! It’s 2:15am but I’m still buzzing. Thanks so much @engnroom & @aspirationtech for three amazing days at #RDFbuda — max richman (@richmanmax) October 2, 2014 Aspiration led the RDF Responsible Resource Sprint at the home of Open Society Archives. In many ways this […]

This resource can help you with: Awareness-RaisingGetting DataManaging dataResponding to crisisSharing Data
Issue areas: No categories

Liveblog: Responsible Data Forum

09:00AM The first Responsible Data Forum is about to kick off! The room is filling up with participants, spirits are high and brains are firing up. The room is composed of a large and diverse group of people interested in defining the perils and pitfalls, best practices and collaborations around responsibility in data collection from […]