Welcome to our eighth Podcast. We are now a weekly show with news and an interview on alternate weeks. We hope you enjoy this new format!
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The DSC Team
LAST FORTNIGHT ROUND-UP
Social enterprise working to harness the talents of people & communities to provide high quality small scale, local care & support services.
Helping adults with autism or learning disabilities to achieve their goals however modest or ambitious they may be.
Buy Back Time
For when there are not enough hours in the day. Let us help with cleaning, ironing, shopping, errand running, organising trusted local tradesmen and much more.
The Pulp Friction Smoothie Bar
Pulp Friction Smoothie Bar Project provides volunteering opportunities for young adults aged 16-24 to develop work-readiness, social and independence skills by taking theirsmoothie bikes to different community events.
Open Data Resources
Open Data presentation
VCS Open aims to provide a directory of VCS Open Data across the web with a showcase of “opened data” – data which has been hacked or analysed to yield exciting re sults. You can also find a page of resources to help you get started.
Open data and charities Nominet Trust
A quick and simple project to open up the information on the UK’s Register of Charities.
LASA has been funded by Google to run a series of flagship events on pressing technology issues for the third sector. This programme runs until April 2013
LASA Charity Digital Survey benchmarking how charities are using digital technology
Online Influence Conference
Oiconf review: Wow!
Let’s not dismiss online influence scoring altogether
Creating an Impact: Social Care Evidence in Practice
Alliance for Useful Evidence
Campaign for Social Sciences
Communicating impact is as important as measuring it
Workforce for the Future Event – Edinburgh 17/18 September
Full coverage of the two-day event, including blog, sound bites and photos is available at:
#FF (FOLLOW FRIDAY)
Well worth following for her insights about evaluating the return on social investment and live tweeting from lots of interesting events.
Keynote presenter sharing his knowledge & wisdom about the significance of online influence at #oiconf
Supporting internet-based projects that contribute to a trusted, accessible internet and promoting digital innovations which improve the lives of individuals and communities.
Head of research development at the Nominet Trust promoting innovation through digital technology and exploring how to evaluate and evidence social impact.
NEXT FORTNIGHT ROUND-UP
Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: 1-24 October 2012
The Mobile Show
47 speakers: 3 women
No discussion about seniors or accessibility.
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