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A Theory of Change is About Owning Your Story

“You either walk inside your story and own it, or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness” Brene Brown. We found this quote quite by chance from a new Data Orchard Twitter follower (thank you @feathertogether). It was the perfect encouragement at a point where The Cart Shed were reaching iteration fatigue [...]

By | May 9th, 2019|Business|Comments Off on A Theory of Change is About Owning Your Story

Urgent call for Data4Good guinea pigs to help develop our online tool

Whether you prefer to think of yourself as a willing guinea pig, or a serious test pilot, your Data4Good community needs you. We are delighted to announce that we have begun work with our chosen digital agency, Outlandish, to build an online version of our data maturity assessment tool for the social sector. The work [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|Charity, Data Evolution, Data Maturity, Data4Good, Digital Impact, Events|Comments Off on Urgent call for Data4Good guinea pigs to help develop our online tool

Sowing the seeds of a Data4Good community

Last November we ran the UK’s first Data4Good Conference for the not-for-profit sector by the not-for-profit sector. It was a huge success. The event sold out and more than 230 people created a real energy and buzz on the day. We were delighted to bring together the diversity of people and organisations we’d hoped for [...]

By | March 11th, 2019|Charity, Data Evolution, Data Maturity, Data4Good, Digital Impact, Events|Comments Off on Sowing the seeds of a Data4Good community

Neighbourhood planning: The snakes and ladders of NDPs

2013-2019: Looking back at six years of supporting NDPs Having been in the business of NDP consultancy for six years it seems like an appropriate time to take stock... What is an NDP anyway? Officially, NDP stands for Neighbourhood Development Plan. NDPs were borne out of the 2011 Localism Act, as an attempt to give [...]

By | February 15th, 2019|Business|Comments Off on Neighbourhood planning: The snakes and ladders of NDPs

Looking for a Data Savvy Web Developer

We’re looking for a web development company to build on online version of our data maturity assessment tool.  Following initial research in partnership with DataKind UK and further development and testing, we’re delighted Stanford University’s Digital Impact programme and the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation have supported us to take this exciting work forward. Here is the [...]

By | January 16th, 2019|Charity, Data Evolution, Data Maturity, Digital Impact, Jobs, News|Comments Off on Looking for a Data Savvy Web Developer

Sharing the data magic – an end to boredom, frustration, and loneliness

This week we announced the full programme of our Data4Good Conference, which will be held in Birmingham on 14 November. We’ve put together a really ambitious agenda with our partners, packed with 30+ amazing speakers. It’s been a rollercoaster ride – venue visits, planning and late night emails aplenty … and the conference itself is [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Sharing the data magic – an end to boredom, frustration, and loneliness

Digital Impact profiles our new Data Evolution+ programme

At the end of last year we announced that Data Orchard was one of just seven social sector organisations worldwide to receive a Digital Impact grant, which will help fund our ambitious new Data Evolution+ programme. The Digital Impact grants, which launched two years ago with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, [...]

Our Data Driven Local County

It’s been over three years since Data Orchard began a collaborative endeavour to identify the key metrics of sustainability for our local county, Herefordshire. We’re delighted the combined efforts of the Brightspace Foundation, Ben Proctor of Satori Labs, and many other local partners have borne fruit. The resulting dashboard shows where things are going well, [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|communities, News, Sustainability|0 Comments

Exciting New ‘Impact for Growth’ Partnership Opportunities

Data Orchard is currently developing new partnerships with charities and social enterprises interested in improving their impact. As one of 31 approved providers in the UK, Data Orchard can provide up to £50,000 of support via the Impact for Growth Programme. If your organisation has completed the training and is eligible to apply, then call [...]

Driving Digital Data Research & Innovation for Global Good

We’re delighted to have been chosen by Stanford University as one of seven social impact organizations across Africa, Europe, and the U.S to receive a grant with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Sian Basker, project director says “It’s really exciting to be taking our ground-breaking Data Evolution research to the next [...]

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