At Information Ecology, we are passionate about contributing to a global knowledge commons for movement-building technology practices and tools. Below are some free resources we have produced in the course of our work. Please use and share them. Feedback is always welcome through our contact page.
COVID-19 specific resources – as of 5/14/2020
The 4 C’s of Coronavirus Communications
Some guidelines to manage internal communications in disruption. Drawn from the collective wisdom of our community in one of a series of conversations convened in early 2020.
Adapting to virtual meetings
A guide to some basic practices, aimed at groups of people who are used to meeting in person
Basic equipment list
A minimalist take on what is needed to effectively meet remotely
Practices for somatic community building
Body-based exercises for connecting with yourself and others in virtual meetings
Sample internal communications agreements
While this is applicable to all structures, not just remote staff, being geographically distributed puts pressure on when and how you communicate with each other. Clear agreements are essential! This sample can help you build yours.
Security readiness assessment tool
Foundational organizational and IT practices you should have in place before undertaking further security work
A set of checklists to help small non-profits and NGOs improve their digital security outcomes even with limited resources and technical skill