Digital Literacy and Data Use

Digital literacy goes beyond data management, statistics, and visualization - it drives the impact investment movement, social media for good efforts, and collective evaluation and evidence-based decision making efforts!

Read Lucy Bernholz's article on Digital Literacy here: Digital Literacy: A Core Capacity for 21st Century Nonprofits

 

This study by Tom MacInnes and Peter Kenway assesses the need and demand for analysed and well-presented data to support work tackling poverty, and considers:

  • how organizations use data to support their work;
  • what data they find most useful;
  • what obstacles there are to accessing data.

Read the full study here: Data Use in Voluntary and Community Organizations