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30.04.2018

Moonsheep – Tool that Helps Digitize Massive Collections of Documents

Got stacks of documents and crowd to help out digitize them? Moonsheep digitizes massive collections of documents into structured data through crowdsourcing and cutting-edge technology. MPs in Hungary are hiding their assets in scanned PDFs preventing the data from being analysed. By using Moonsheep, K-Monitor, Hungarian anti-corruption grass root NGO, showed that data liberation is […]

13.06.2017

How to use technology to make social projects more impactful?

“How to use technology to make social projects more impactful?” was an overarching theme of the session called “Technology for social good (and bad)” on the second day of the European Foundation Centre AGA & Conference in Warsaw. Participants had a chance to learn about solutions, tools and trends in humanitarian aid, social inclusion, transparency […]

17.05.2017

Sarajevo #HackingPolitics Hackton

#HackingPolitics is a meeting point for digital practicioners, creatives and political activists: participants are joining their forces and producing ideas, projects and tools to hack the social and political processes for the better. Event is part of POINT conference, taking place in Sarajevo from 27-28th of May, open to anyone you who thinks digital technologies […]

12.04.2017

Personal Democracy Forum CEE 2017

“The more powerful civil society we create, the more pressure from governments we experience. We have to be prepared, so be brave! Our main task is to use people’s energy and help them to make change. We must go out of our comfort zones. To reboot democracy, we must reboot ourselves. We imagine new democracy projects but […]

26.10.2016

TransparenCEE Community MeetUp Georgia 2016

On 13 September 2016, TransparenCEE Community MeetUp took place for the very first time in Tbilisi, Georgia. It was an international event organized by EPF and Europe Foundation. ევროპისფონდი, TechSoup Europe under the umbrella of  TransaprenCEE. Promoting Transparency and Accountability in Europe and Euroasia project known as TransparenCEE is a community oriented project for strengthening the capacity of transparency and accountability […]

25.10.2016

Open Data Principles for Beginners

With a great pleasure we’re introducing an analysis of what institutional openness and open data mean in practice, also from a legal point of view.  You can read the report on the transparencee.org website where we divided it into 5 parts: Legal Introduction to Openness and Open Public Data Open by Default and Permissible Restrictions […]

25.10.2016

Data standard for public procurement

Data standard for public procurement – Open Contracting New to data standards? Please read these introductions. About Open Contracting Data Standard The Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) was created “to provide shareable, reusable, machine-readable open data on public contracting across the entire cycle of public procurement.” Publishing contracting data benefits governments, businesses and society as […]

24.10.2016

Data standard for democratic organizations – Popolo

Data standard for democratic organizations – Popolo New to data standards? Please read these introductions. About Popolo Popolo is a data standard used to monitor democratic organizations and their  decision-making processes. It models organizations’ assemblies, elected representatives as well as other employees, debates and processes such as voting or filing of motions. It does not […]

24.10.2016

Data standards: What are they and why do they matter? The Analysis

Data standards: What are they and why do they matter? The Analysis With a great pleasure we’re introducing an analysis of what data standards are and what they mean in practice.  You can read the report on the transparencee.org website where we divided it into 2 parts: The Introduction and The Analysis. This report is a […]

23.10.2016

TICTeC in Barcelona

TICTeC 2016 gathered over 150 people from around the globe, all of them practitioners and researchers in the area of civic tech innovation. Krzysztof Madejski and Anna Kuliberda – had a chance to represent the TransparenCEE project and share our approach to the watchdogs capacity building in the area of working with data. It was […]

 
 

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