Beautiful Rising

Beautiful Rising seeks to strengthen the capacity, creativity, and effectiveness of social movements, activist groups, and civil society organizations to achieve lasting social change.

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Citizens’ Assembly Websites: Practical Guidance

Here we discuss two pillars of a Citizens’ Assembly website: its design and editorial principles; and the information that should be included.

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EGAP – Evidence in Government And Politics

EGAP is a cross-disciplinary network of researchers and practitioners that is united by a focus on experimental research and is dedicated to generating and disseminating rigorous evidence on topics of governance, politics, and institutions.

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Government of South Australia Open Data Guide

The South Australian open data toolkit, contains resources to help agencies release open data. The resources can be tailored to suit your requirements.

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How to Organize Your Workplace Without Getting Caught

Before even thinking about what you should and shouldn’t do, or what tech you should or shouldn’t use, ask yourself: do you know your company?

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MapIt UK

If you have a Excel, CSV, or OpenDocument file including a column of postcodes, upload it here, and MapIt will automatically match the postcodes and add columns for the administrative areas (councils, constituencies, CCGs, etc.) you request, sending you the results by email.

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Open Data Swiss Handbook provides support for individuals and organizations wishing to publish open government data.

Participatory budgeting SMS outreach guide

The purpose of this guide is to help PB implementers understand how they can use mass text messaging to effectively engage underrepresented communities in participatory budgeting (PB).

Quartz Bad Data Guide

An exhaustive reference to problems seen in real-world data along with suggestions on how to resolve them.

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The ODI’s Data Ethics Canvas

The Data Ethics Canvas is designed to help identify potential ethical issues associated with a data project or activity. It promotes understanding and debate around the foundation, intention and potential impact of any piece of work, and helps identify the steps needed to act ethically.

The ODI’s Open Standards for Data Guidebook

Open standards for data are reusable agreements that make it easier for people and organisations to publish, access, share and use better quality data. This guidebook helps people and organisations create, develop and adopt open standards for data.

The Open Data Handbook

Guides, case studies and resources for government & civil society on the "what, why & how" of open data.