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Childhood cancer awareness month 2019

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2019 is supported by Open Access

Researchers around the world are working to develop cures for cancer. During September, which is globally recognized as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2019 (CCAM), we would like to acknowledge and thank the researchers, physicians, and publishers who make their findings, data, and publications openly accessible.

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Levels of Knowledge Management

Levels of Knowledge Management

A look at four levels of knowledge management (KM): personal or individual; department, project or team; organization-wide; and inter-organizational.

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#5DaysofData 2019

Responsible Data Use: A 5 Days of Data Twitter Chat

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 workers, researchers, and other individuals involved in supporting aspects of the data lifecycle are becoming increasingly concerned with what it means to responsibly collect, manage, transmit, and share data in responsible ways.

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ICT4D Data Transparency Panel

Data Transparency Panel at ICT4D Conference

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.

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Love Data Week

Adopt a Dataset for Love Data Week 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 adoption allows the individual to select a dataset hosted by ICPSR and get to know it, if you will.

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Collection01 Password Analysis

Collection 01 Password Analysis

In January 2019, a massive database of email addresses and passwords was released on the internet. The collection included over 773 million unique email addresses and 21 million unique passwords, credentials that were assembled from many data breaches.

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Open Access Research & World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day – Open Access Research

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.  

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Team Collaboration Platforms -- Lessons Learned

Team Collaboration Platforms Lessons Learned

Over the past few years, we’ve seen tons of collaboration and knowledge sharing platforms become popular including Slack, Facebook for Work, and Microsoft Teams. On top of those platforms, popular project management tools such as Trello, Asana, and Basecamp also include capabilities designed to increase collaboration and knowledge sharing as part of their feature set.

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Knowledge Base Analytics

Knowledge Base Analytics

Imagine this scenario.  You and your team put in the sweat, from research to implementation, and you have rolled out a shiny new knowledge base to your users.  Better yet, it’s being used!

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Findability vs Discoverability

Knowledge Management: Findability vs. Discoverability

One of the top symptoms we encounter when diagnosing knowledge management problems is hearing “I can’t find what I’m looking for” or “I have to troll around in shared folders to learn about stuff.” Both of these statements are indicators of findability and discoverability challenges.

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