Podnosh Impact Assessment App
Capture how you help people and turn their stories into data.
Working with government, housing and the third sector since 2005
We teach you practical ways to use open data and data skills to help with funding, report on needs and demonstrate value.
Working with communities and partners to improve perceptions of safety across neighbourhoods.
Social Media Surgeries
Boost digital skills and network public servants with each other and active citizens in communities.
Consultation to Conversation
Moving old methods of consultation to a more inclusive, conversational approach.
—— It was a common joke that Steph came to work for a rest. She heard it often and it always made her smile. Besides a full time job with us, Steph Clarke was busy. She and her husband James started and ran the hugely significant hyperlocal blog WV11. Both volunteered to run their local community … Read more
Yesterday I attended the New Philanthropy Capital Conference “Burning Issues and Being Bold” It was a day focusing on measuring and evaluating projects, demonstrating impact – it was right up our street. Unfortunately I was only able to attend for the morning. However even though I was only there for half the day and I still woke this … Read more
I’ve been to many an open data event and written about it, used it and encouraged it’s use for years. Never have I seen a standing ovation for a data project – until Friday. A standing ovation for #opendata – @360Giving #grantnav pic.twitter.com/9zSj3DRJiO— Nick Booth (@podnosh) September 30, 2016 Grantnav is a tool built on … Read more
Bit by bit we’ve been doing something strategic in Birmingham. Every social media surgery that happens in the city helps in a number of ways: Provides new skills to individual active citizens Creates a place where people can meet each other Helps community groups and the public sector use the web to talk to … Read more
“Podnosh are huge fun to work with. If you get the chance, grab it.”
– Kate Cooper, New Optimists Forum
“Educating everyone from my Director to officers in the team… Podnosh helped us know what social media was and create conversations with people.”
– Richard Brown, Birmingham City Council