What we're about

Who We Are

This group optimizes data for social and humanitarian good. Therefore we engage with non-for-profit organizations such as NGOs (Plan Canada, Save the Children, Salvation Army) and International Development projects in health, education, water, women and girls etc. We provide real time solutions for data to be used for poverty reduction, justice, fairness, equity and equality.

We meet to discuss

(i) the unique nature of non-for-profit systems in big data modelling architecture

(ii) Market/business opportunities in this field

(iii) Matching skills with jobs in this field

(iv) Non for profit data business opportunities in Canada

(v) How to export big data skills from Canada abroad.

Who Should Join

Whether you are a professional, enthusiast or eager beginners in any fields of data management; whether you are a front line staff in charge of government, NGO or private sector data, this group was created for you.

All those interested in International Development and NGO work, big data, data mining, data analysis, machine learning etc should join us. We encourage data scientist, data analysts, data visualization experts, programmers, software developers, statisticians, public sector interests, product and business developers and marketers to join.

Membership Benefits

(i) You can get paid by joining us

(ii) Latest information about big data policies and programs in Ottawa

(iii) Network reputable experts in government and non-for-profit data departments

(vi) Connect with employers, jobs and businesses in big data

(v) Information about big data projects abroad.


We encourage member to contribute in forms of presentations, bids and project implementation - there is a place for you regardless of your level in data management. Come to one of our meetups and you might be engaged in one of our paid projects.

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