Responsible Data Use: A 5 Days of Data Twitter Chat

Responsible Data Use: A “5 Days of Data” Twitter Chat By Kelly LeBlanc, Knowledge Management Specialist Over the past few years, responsible data has become a hot topic within the world of international development and humanitarian aid. As funding agencies push for open data and data-driven decision making, and digital technologies continue to evolve, development…

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Data Transparency Panel at ICT4D Conference

Responsible Data: Organizational Considerations for Data Transparency & Security May 1, 2019 Join Abby Clobridge (Founder, FireOak Strategies) and Kait Maloney (Project Manager, Data Transparency Initiative, Catholic Relief Services) for a panel discussion about organizational considerations for data transparency and security at the ICT4D Conference. As data transparency is becoming a bigger trend within the…

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Adopt a Dataset

Adopt a Dataset and Show Your Support for Open Data and Love Data Week! By Kelly LeBlanc, FireOak Knowledge Management Specialist February 15, 2019 In honor of “Love Data Week” (Feb, 11-15, 2019), Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is promoting a unique experience for individuals to “adopt a dataset.” This no-cost, no-mess…

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World Cancer Day – Open Access Research

Open Access Research for World Cancer Day By the FireOak Strategies TeamFebruary 4, 2019 February 4 is World Cancer Day each year. Join us to thank researchers and publishers for sharing their open access research and open data related to cancer research, technologies, treatments, and prevention programs.   We hope that open data and open…

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What We’re Reading – February 4, 2019

What We’re Reading — February 4, 2019 The FireOak team keeps an eye out for and shares the most interesting articles, reports, and case studies related to managing, sharing, and securing information, data, and knowledge. Here are some snippets from what we’re reading right now.   A Funder-Imposed Data Publication Requirement Seldom Inspired Data Sharing (PLoS…

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