The Partnership improves the security, efficiency, and effectiveness of data partnerships for public good by building upon the following pillars.
Template data license agreements and agreements between organizations save time and resources.
Data governance principles guide best practices for responsible and ethical data use.
Working groups comprised of data engineers, data scientists, sector domain experts, legal counsel, communications specialists, procurement specialists, and others across the member organizations make a complete platform possible.
Centralized IT architecture and processes for ingesting, storing and pre-processing data, as well as for coding collaboration, create economies of scale amongst partners and facilitate secure data use.
A web-based partnership management portal ensures the value proposition for Data Partners is consistently met, facilitating seamless interactions between Partners and teams from multiple international development organizations.
Managed, accessible repositories for derived data products and algorithms broaden Partnership impact.
A Data Partner is an organization that provides data and/or services under the Master Data License Agreement.
How to Engage
The Partnership unlocks public good opportunities from proprietary data in a secure, responsible manner. Through partnership, Data Partners can open markets in emerging economies, discover new data methods that inform future products, and increase staff skills through collaboration and secondment opportunities.
The Partnership is open to donors and entities engaged in international development work. Members have access to the Data Partnership Portal and are invited to participate in exchanges and training activities.
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