Take Five #6: this week’s most useful charity digital content

Published on
May 27, 2020
Joe Roberson
The most relevant and useful digital content and events produced by the network and beyond. 

1. Supporting charities to face the COVID-19 challenges to come

Charity Digital and Phoenix take a tour of how the sector has responded to the pandemic.

Useful because: 

  • Celebrates how swiftly charities have adopted technology and explores emerging practices
  • Gives advice and suggestions on digital tools and collaboration practices (from 25mins onwards)

Listen to the pod.

2. #DigiShift Zoom Call: Carers organisations: digital service delivery & remote working

SCVO online learning event on Thursday 28th May 11-12:30pm

Useful because it:

  • Explores digital service delivery for carers organisations
  • Is interactive - so you can ask questions

Read more.

3. How three charities are building collaborative, remote workplaces

By Asana (US blog)

Useful because:

  • It’ll stretch your ideas about how to get your remote team working better 
  • Contains tips sprinkled throughout (e.g. offering your staff to take extra monitors and chairs home to create a better workspace)

Read more.

4. Not more content. Smarter content

Facebook livestream replay and blog on content design for charities.

Useful because:

  • It’ll show you simple techniques and methods to design your services better for digital, while involving all your stakeholders
  • Includes questions from charities like yours

Listen to the show or read the blog.

5. What is ‘user value’?

From the Tech for Good Hub archives. Very relevant to charities now. 

When designing charity digital services we talk about social value and user value. But what’s the difference? And why is user value so important?

This article explains the difference and shows you some examples of user value (including Mario Kart)

Read blog.

More next week

We’ve managed to stick to five for the #fourthweekrunning. That means we owe you four more puppies.

Happy reading, listening and learning.

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