On our radar: from non-profit data visualisation to digital clinical trials / by Mary Jane Edwards

Data visualisation

How to Visually Show Your Impact to Funders with Silk (via TechSoup)

Another free online tool for charities to demonstrate their impact visually. Worth a look.

Open data

Open data as anti-poverty tool must get smarter (via Thomson Reuters Foundation)

“While there has been a whole lot of time and money spent on the technology to digitise, standardise and publish data, less time has been spent on identifying what problems open data can solve.” Discuss!

Digital health

Doctor on Demand raises $50M for video visits, 23andMe CEO invests (via MobiHealthNews.com)

More serious US investment in telemedicine approaches. Over 200 US employers have signed up to this particular on-demand consultation service.

Topol: Clinical trials offer exciting examples of convergence of digital health and drug development (via MedCityNews)

So, might the ongoing rise of such digital tools significantly reduce the cost of clinical trials?

Digital strategy

The Best Digital Strategists Don’t Think in Terms of Either/Or (via Harvard Business Review)

Want high-tech or high-touch? Profit or purpose? Think again.

Social enterprise

Verb, Inc. Secures $2.3 Million in Seed Funding to Drive Social Entrepreneurship (via CSRwire.com)

Interesting platform approach to connect large corporations and foundations with social entrepreneurs globally.