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The stories and struggles behind entrenched disadvantage

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 10th August 2021 -  A four-year project addressing and understanding the cause of entrenched disadvantage has released its final report 

Decolonising data

Nikki Stefanoff, Tuesday, 4th May 2021 -  "I think it’s something we need to really understand – holders of data hold the power, they make the decisions and they reinforce their own privilege."

The survey opening up data for all

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 9th March 2021 -  A new survey seeks to better understand how NGOs use technology for digital marketing and fundraising 

Opinion

Why I stand with tech platforms who use end-to-end encryption

Sarah Liberty, Tuesday, 24th November 2020 -  Sarah Liberty, CEO of JustSociale, responds to Google’s worldwide announcement regarding encryption, and explains why it’s a positive step for human rights.      

Opinion

The role of data in social change campaigns

Natasha Sharma, Monday, 2nd November 2020 -  There can be a lot of anxiety about data these days, but it’s actually really important – it can tell a story and ultimately be harnessed to create inclusion and drive change, write Natasha Sharma and Mark Yin. 

ACT making strides toward the Sustainable Development Goals

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 12th October 2020 -  Researchers say there needs to be a prioritisation of environmental SDG goals across all states 

Opinion

Transforming data into actual oil with data skilled volunteering

Ethel Karskens, Wednesday, 26th August 2020 -  We need to make data equity a fundamental right for all organisations, writes Ethel Karskens, founder and CEO of Civita. 

Hot Topic

Data collaborations enabling innovation

Mike Davis, Wednesday, 24th June 2020 -  Mike Davis shares some of the key lessons TaskForce learned from a recent collaboration and what it means for the community sector. 

Collective insights

Data security and privacy regulations – What does it mean for you?

Brenda Mainland, Thursday, 5th March 2020 -  The Xfactor Collective research specialist Brenda Mainland provides a valuable set of questions that all organisations should be asking themselves, to ensure they are protected and protecting their stakeholders in a changing environment around privac

Collective Insights

Can small organisations really be data-driven?

Kristi Mansfield, Thursday, 21st November 2019 -  In this week’s Collective Insights column, The Xfactor Collective specialist member Kristi Mansfield shares how a small grassroots organisation is proving you don’t have to be a powerhouse to use data to achieve your goals.
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