Getting Data

Information and data are an increasingly important part of advocacy work, but they can also put communities and activists at risk if not managed carefully and responsibly. These resources will help you think through what (if any) data you need; where it will come from; and how to get it in a way that ensures it is reliable, credible and useful.

Developing Consent Policies

This framework includes a rationale for why consent is worthwhile and necessary,  and a checklist for developing appropriate consent policies and practices.

This resource can help you with: Getting Data
Issue areas: Informed consent
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.

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

Modeling Consent Policies for Civil Society Data

Warning: this is a blogpost for the especially interested or very particular type of geek. It goes deep into the weeds, in order to suggest how civil society organizations should determine appropriate content for consent policies.   There are a number of thorny ethical issues that accompany data’s tremendous potential for civil society, and consent […]

This resource can help you with: Getting Data
Issue areas: Informed consent

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 […]