We are always looking for organisations who need a bit of help from the Data4Good team and our Data4Good Community of volunteers. You can read more about some of our current projects below.
If you have a data project that could benefit from some resources, guidance, skills, etc., then we want to hear from you! Contact us by clicking the Request data help button below and we’ll see whether we can get you connected or provide help to take the next steps.
Enabling better tracking of clinical trainees with Interplast
Interplast sends teams of volunteer plastic and reconstructive surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and allied health professionals to provide life-changing surgery and medical training in 17 countries across the Asia Pacific region.
Data4Good is working with Interplast to improve the effectiveness of their programs through enabling better tracking of clinical trainees and improving the trainee experience by developing new capabilities to capture trainee profiles and progress.
Improving data quality and reporting for Aboriginal Legal Service
Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) opened their doors in 1970 in Redfern as the first Aboriginal Legal Service in Australia and the first free legal assistance service in Australia. ALS provides legal services including representation, advice, referrals and other discrete assistance in criminal law, children’s care and protections law and family law. They also support the development of wraparound programs and undertake broader policy and law reform work.
Data4Good is working with ALS on a program to measure and report on the quality of data collected to enable targeted improvements and to enable more effective reporting and analytics.
Ensuring impact data is measured, evaluated and communicated with integrity.
Kilfinan Australia offers the nation’s only free, bespoke and ongoing mentorship program for charity and for-purpose leaders and provides a link between for-purpose and for-profit organisations that unlocks enormous value for Australian communities. But capturing and reporting the impact of mentoring presents unique challenges. Data4Good and volunteers from specialist data science consultancy, Kadre, are working with Kilfinan Australia to ensure that impact data is measured, evaluated and communicated with integrity and in a way that reflects both the value provided and the organisation’s culture.
Adding Business Analytics tools with BaptistCare
BaptistCare is a leading not-for-profit Christian care organisation that has been serving the aged and people living with disadvantage for 75 years.
The Data4Good team is working to create state–of–the–art business analytics tools on top of the existing BaptistCare data warehouse. This will enable them to make fact-based decisions and will give them invaluable insights into some key questions such as what changes the wellbeing of their clients, how has Covid-19 impacted them, and most importantly what are the clients lived experiences in the times of hardship.
Increasing Impact for the Fred Hollows Foundation
The Fred Hollows Foundation has a very clear goal: they’re putting an end to avoidable blindness. One of the organisations main driving principles is to end avoidable blindness and improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. 94% of vision loss for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults is preventable or treatable.
Data4Good is excited to be working with the foundation and assisting in the fight to transform lives both in developing countries and for Indigenous Australians.
Streamlining the end-to-end process with Take My Hands
Take My Hands are an NZ-based not-for-profit who connect those in need of medical supplies with those that can provide them while taking advantage of spare shipping capacity. They’ve faced some challenges around asset management, maintaining velocity with automating data processes, and having ready access to up-to-date data.
The Data4Good team have been working alongside Altis Consulting to provide Project Management and Technical Consultation, delivery a POC, assisting in tool selection, migrating data from the current spreadsheet process, and delivering reports that shed light on the benefits of having an integrated CRM and Asset & Inventory system.
Machine Learning and Recognition of Tassie Devils with Tasmanian Nature Company
The Tasmanian Nature Company – Saving the Tasmanian devil is one of the world’s great wildlife conservation projects. This is a real life and death challenge, not just to save a species, but to understand the nature of a new and terrible form of cancer – Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD).
This critical project aims to save Tasmanian devils on the Tasman Peninsula by preventing the spread of the DFTD to the region.
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