In the first of a short series exploring how different types of technology are used for social good, Cath Everett talks to start-up what3words about its award winning international relief tech.
Slight geek alert. A team of researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology has found a way to create an internet fast lane for the huge amounts of emergency related data. A good idea for sure but will it hold?
Oxfam is pursuing a digital fundraising strategy, with the focus not just on generating revenues but also on boosting both its reach and engagement.
According to Andre Laperriere, executive director of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative, the private sector has a significant, if so far largely unacknowledged, role to play in solving the seemingly intractable problem of world hunger.
Non-profit organisations took to the stage at the NetSuite event in Las Vegas this week to talk about how cloud systems support the work they’re doing.
The international development agency said that the lengthy NetSuite rollout was worth the effort in the end and has seen strong results.
The non-profit is using Twilio to remind mothers in Nigeria to vaccinate their babies, in return for small cash payments that they can invest in their families’ futures.
The charity has announced the development of an IBM Watson-powered virtual assistant to interact with website visitors in a form that feels like a natural conversation.
Knowing how funds are spent is crucial for non-profits. Unit4's Ton Dobbe explains how it's helping an innovative NASA project and enhancing disaster relief
While the tech industry promotes diversity and globalization, politics has been moving in the opposite direction. Inclusion must reach the left-behind too.
NetSuite founder Evan Goldberg speaks to diginomica about the motivations behind his cancer charity and his experience of running a non-profit organization - on NetSuite, naturally.
Today is World AIDS Day and the Salesforce Tower in London is turning red in honor of the battle to secure an AIDS free generation. Charity (RED) is leading the charge with the help of cloud computing tech.
One of the UK’s leading social landlords, Sanctuary Housing is undergoing a huge transformation programme with SAP.