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Social Progress Index, Data Maps, Open Data and Big Data Trends - #DataDigest

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This week the call for data measurement in the social sector heightens with the proposition of a Social Progress Index and ways that NGOs can use data maps to increase effectiveness are explained. The need for open data from NGOs is reiterated, while the way philanthropy has promoted the global Open Government Partnership is explained. 5 trending big data technologies are also identified.

Big Data's Global Nervous System, Nonprofits Using Data and more... #DataDigest

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In this week's data digest read and listen to examples of data being used for social benefit in the developing 'big data global ecosystem' and find data resources for NGOs. Also featured is the need for NGOs to disclose how they utilise private data to maintain trust.  Some advice is given on ways to help increase the use of open data by citizens and context is found to be key when analysing big data and making decisions based on it.

Personal Data for Social Benefit and More in this Week's #DataDigest

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Would you give away personal data for social benefit? Read views on this, but also on the potential for open and big data to lie. Also featured is an update on the Reporting Commitment by a group of the largest foundations in the US and the launch of the European Commission's open data portal.

Big Data for Development and more... #DataDigest

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This week features some telling views on the use of big data for development as well as some perspective how how the social sector can better use data for social benefit. Also highlighted are controversial views on the future need for data scientists and Nominet Trust's Data Unity visualisation project is announced.

Liberating 990 Data, NTEN Workbook, Open Data Economy, Long Data #DataDigest

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This week's data digest features discussions around arguments for making US nonprofit Form 990 data, open data, a workbook to help nonprofits create data driven strategies as well as some insight on open data business models. Also discussed is the importance of 'long data' while Bill Gates highlights the need for better impact measurement to solve global problems.

The State of Nonprofit Data, Disaster Response, Data Privacy #DataDigest

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I've summarise 5 diverse data related news items making headlines this past week! Read about U.S. Open government plans and recent European Parliament data privacy reviews. Also featured is a report on how nonprofits use data and views on the use of big data for resilient disaster response.

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