The Open Government Partnership Summit, which this year is being held in the wonderful Mexico City, is a time for a whole range of organisations and governments from around the world to meet and discuss any number of issues around open government, transparency, accountability, service delivery and a whole morass of related issues. The first […]
That time of year thou mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruined choirs, where late the sweet birds sang. Writing in 1609, Shakespeare’s description of autumn has as much resonance now as it did more than 400 years ago.
Our Executive, Loren, has been part of the Planning Committee for Ariadne’s Grant Skills Day. Ariadne is a network of European human rights and social justice funders and on 23rd September 2015 they will be hosting an event in London which will help funders explore how digital technologies can support their work and the work […]
For those readers unfamiliar with Bond, it’s the UK umbrella organisation representing international development charities and organisations and their annual conference is a great opportunity to meet others in the development world that you might not ordinarily get to talk to. So, last week Team Indigo trotted down the road to the lovely – and […]
Despite some hashtag-based confusion (#makeitcount is the official hashtag of a very popular piece of wearable tech), last Monday’s conference on big/open data arranged by SciDev.Net provided some interesting food for thought. The #makeitcount conference attempted to bring together a diverse group of people interested in big and/or open data to discuss issues of common […]
Yesterday was the annual conference of the Association of Charitable Foundations, an umbrella organisation that represents trusts and foundations in the UK. The aim of the event is to look at how trusts and foundations operate, how we can learn from one another and what we can do to ensure that we are more effective […]
We’re back again with our monthly round up of what has caught our attention through April. This month spans our usual wide range of interests; everything from innovation tech-hubs to the extent to which your government might be interfering with your experience of Google. Enjoy!
This is a very quick post to recommend and excellent article on Beth’s Blog! Beth blogs about a perennial interest of Indigo’s – the vital importance of data in philanthropy! Lucky enough to go to the Global Philanthropy Forum, the excellent post “Unlocking Data for Philanthropy: Notes from Global Philanthropy Forum” reviews some of the […]
Tactical Tech are hosting their Inf0-Activism Camp in Italy on 23-30 June 2013. This year the camp will focus on “Evidence and Influence”. As the team say, good evidence, if used well, “can transform even the most difficult advocacy effort into an initiative that influences perceptions and actions around an important issue” If you are […]
We’ve been approached about an exciting opportunity that some of our beneficiaries and followers might be interested in! Every year the Sunlight Foundation holds its annual “unconference” called TransparencyCamp in Washington DC. The Sunlight Foundation works on many aspects of government accountability and transparency in the United States and around the world.