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In this skillshare we will be explore how Human Centred Design methodologies can be employed to share ownership and enable people-powered and participatory resources.  Specifically we will share learnings on: Conducting interviews to develop user profiles and personas that will inform content. Involving your audience/users in prototyping, testing and iteration […]

Skillshare: Human Centered Design and Resource Development


THIS WORKSHOP TOOK PLACE ON Thursday, May 4th, Check out our next workshop, Data Tactics for a Post-Fact World, or sign up for FabUpdates to get more information on upcoming workshops. Build stronger campaigns using design methodologies Learn how to design stronger campaigns that make a bigger impact sooner. You […]

Workshop: Hacking human centred design for social change



Assuring the evidence used in your social change campaign engages rather than alienates. This training is for activists and advocates who want to integrate data into their campaign or improve the ability of their campaign data to engage their stakeholders. Overview Campaigns will only win when we capture the hearts […]

Effective Data Tactics in a Post-Fact World


In this webinar for LevelUp, we will look at ways of preparing your training to help best ensure its quality, success, and safety. It will feature guest speakers who will share practical advice for learning about trainees and preparing trainings, including creative approaches for learning about participants’ needs, experience, and priorities […]

LevelUp Webinar: Preparing for Your DigiSec Training


Why we did it By Maya Ganesh, Beatrice Martini and Dirk Slater. If you haven’t, please read the introduction to this series. Tactical Tech’s initial goal was to learn how use of technology can impact and improve the advocacy efforts of marginalised communities.  In this section, we will define ‘marginalisation’, […]

Leave Your Potatoes at Home, Pt I



What we learned By Maya Ganesh, Beatrice Martini and Dirk Slater This series began with the post ‘Why We Did It‘, which provided background and context, including a definition of marginalisation, Tactical Tech’s objectives for the project and background on WNU and sex worker issues in Cambodia.  Our previous post […]

Leave Your Potatoes at Home, Pt. III


What we did By Maya Ganesh, Beatrice Martini and Dirk Slater. Our previous post ‘Why We Did It‘, provides background and context, including a definition of marginalisation, Tactical Tech’s objectives for the project and background on WNU and sex worker issues in Cambodia. In this post we provide details about […]

Leave Your Potatoes at Home, pt. II


What is a data visualization? Data visualization is a visual representation of data that has been abstracted in some schematic form, meaning it has been put into a table, picture or diagram. A primary goal of data visualization is to communicate information clearly and efficiently to users. Effective visualization helps […]

Data Advocacy Essentials, Pt IV: FAQs on Visualising Data



Data Sources You have two options for finding data to use in your advocacy work: use existing data or collect it yourself.  Data that already exists has the benefit of not needing to be collected, but it may not be formatted, organised or aggregated in a way that is helpful.  […]

Data Advocacy Essentials Pt III: Data Sources


The data pipeline We are very grateful to the School of Data for their clear explanation on how the data pipeline works! Once you have a clear understanding of your data action cycle, stakeholders and targets, you can begin manipulating data. The process of working with data can be broken […]

Data Advocacy Essentials, Pt II: The Data Pipeline


What is data? How can we use it for advocacy? Advocacy is a process by which people, groups, networks and coalitions seek to bring about positive change by influencing policies, as well as the actions and opinions of others. In evidence based advocacy, facts in the form of data are […]

Data Advocacy Essentials, Pt I: Action Cycles and Stakeholders



 The Transparency and Accountability Initiative is proud to launch a practical new guide for transparency campaigners planning and executing technology projects. ‘Fundamentals for Using Technology in Transparency and Accountability Organisations’ presents clear, step-by-step guidance to the key phases in a technology project, from defining your strategy, to spending wisely, to […]

The ‘Fundamentals’ that Deliver Impact and Save Money


Please note: a new version of this exercise is now available: Using the Spectrogram for Stakeholder Mapping and Power Analysis. Click here for Step 1: Stakeholders  or here for Step 2: The Half Wheel Now it’s time to build a pyramid using the post-it notes along with the annotations showing […]

The Half Wheel & The Pyramid: The Pyramid (Step 3 ...


Please note: a new version of this exercise is now available: Using the Spectrogram for Stakeholder Mapping and Power Analysis. Step 2. The Half Wheel See also: Step 1: Stake-holders or Step 3: The Pyramid Next, the participants should take a big piece of paper and draw a half wheel […]

The Half Wheel & The Pyramid: The Half Wheel (Step ...