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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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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What We’re Reading – January 28, 2019

What We’re Reading — January 28, 2019 We keep an eye out and share the most interesting articles, reports, and case studies FireOak topics: managing, sharing, and securing information, data, and knowledge. Here’s some of what we’ve seen and what we’re reading.  Building knowledge management (Canadian Lawyer Magazine)  “…a smaller team means you know who or…

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Big Data in Agriculture: Research Data Loss Horror Stories

Big Data In Agriculture: Research Data Loss Horror Stories We’ll be presenting at the CGIAR Big Data in Agriculture Convention on October 2, 2018. Abby Clobridge and Eric Smith will be sharing three research data loss horror stories from an information security perspective — situations that led to entirely preventable data loss.  A common theme…

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