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[Update] We previously said that the NCVO carried out research into the many digital assessment and benchmarking tools out there. The piece has been corrected to reflect the fact that the research was carried out by CAST and led by Nissa Ramsey of ThinkSocialTech and Helen Lang of Innovation Unboxed, who will be speaking about the findings at the next NetSquared event for charities in London on the 18th June.   Last month voluntary sector membership and advice body NCVO released an updated version of its Digital Maturity Matrix – a benchmarking tool that lets charities assess their capabilities and set goals in different areasRead More →

Written by: Emily Doidge Whether we’re eliciting requirements, growing our product knowledge or attempting to understand a process, our … Source: BusinessAnalysisHomeRead More →

Done in the right way, mentoring can be immensely valuable for accountants, but AAT research shows that mentoring within the finance industry is low. In a recent survey carried out among members, we found that only 45% of AAT respondents have received mentoring. This is the joint lowest (along with those working in the charity… Read more » The post Why we need to make mentoring happen appeared first on AAT Comment. Source: AATRead More →

Previous articles have set out the move toward data analytics and the way successful projects are structured and set up. Now we look at how we create value in the business. Every accountant knows the importance of presenting data in a clear and consistent way.  It’s the reason we produce profit and loss, balance sheet… Read more » The post Data analytics – communicating insights and making a difference appeared first on AAT Comment. Source: AATRead More →

Local non-profits across Europe are being invited to apply for small grants to run events that boost young peoples’ digital skills. For the third year in a row, Meet and Code will be inviting organisations to submit their coding events for young people and children aged 8-24. Non-profits from 25 countries are eligible to apply for grants on the website until 8th September 2019. Each successful applicant will receive grant funding of up to 500 Euros towards their event, with awards going to the most creative and innovative ideas. Finalists will then be invited to an exclusive ‘ award weekend’ with a chance to networkRead More →

New wearable technologies designed to help people cope with mental health issues were showcased to the public in an event held in Lancaster, UK to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week. The event, organised by Lancaster University research team AffecTech, was born out of a four year research initiative that’s developing new digital tools to help people with depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. Attendees included representatives from Mind and Anxiety UK and professionals from the health and technology sectors. Established with support from the European Commission’s research and innovation agency, AffecTech targets advancing self-understanding and successful technologies to regulate emotions for those with depression, anxiety, andRead More →