We asked three of the current cohort what advice they’d give. Here’s what they said. [Read more…] about What Advice Would You Give Organisations Applying to the Tech for Good Programme?
We asked four of 2018’s programme cohort to share an insight that changed the way they work. Hit play to hear what they said.
We find it interesting that all four described insights into their users, because it shows that rather than rushing into the build stage they’d all been working to understand their users better first.
Here’s a quick summary: [Read more…] about Four Insights That Changed How We Run Our Tech for Good Project
Rather like predicting which horse will win a race, the trained eye can tell which Tech for Good projects are most likely to be successful. There’s some pedigree advice in this article.
You’re a charity chief exec. You’re planning a Tech for Good project or maybe you’ve won a grant. How can you be sure you’ve got a good chance of success? How can you stack the odds in your favour?[Read more…] about Stack the Odds in Your Favour: How to Know if Your Tech for Good Project Will Succeed (before you’ve even begun)
I was conceived in the middle of winter.
My parents, a successful charity and a socially minded web agency, won a Tech for Good grant. They were delighted to hear I was on the way.
Even if you fail in doing something ambitious, you usually succeed in doing something important”
Peter Diamandis – XPRIZE Foundation
We thought they’d say “learning new ways of working”.
But not one of the five projects we asked named it as the biggest challenge they’d met in their first three months.
Instead they chose to talk about: [Read more…] about The Big Challenges: Most Difficult Tasks Running a Tech for Good Project
Just like a little kid getting on a bike the first ride is often the clumsiest. It’s new, awkward and breathtakingly exciting at the same time. Making your first Tech for Good Grant is like that.
You’ll have noticed that more digital services are getting funded, because more charities want to build them. [Read more…] about 8 Smart Tips for First Time Tech For Good Funders