Guides and Tools

This library of "DemTools" consists of software, approaches, toolkits and guides that DemTech regards as trusted technology-related resources for the democracy community. It is not meant to be comprehensive, but rather a curated list of tools and resources known by DemTech experts to be valuable for enabling democratic actors to conduct their work in a safe, reliable, and cost effective way.

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Open edX

An open-source learning management system built to showcase the latest in learning sciences and instructional design.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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HootSuite

A tool that allows organizations to publish and engage on social media through one centralized location, and enable analysis across all of your social media platforms.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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CARTO

An online service that provides GIS, web mapping, and spatial data science tools to analyze and visualized georeferenced data.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Chatfuel

An online service for creating chatbots that integrates with a variety of social media platforms.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Clickatell

An online serves that enables messaging through SMS, WhatsApp and other social channels.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Buffer

A tool that allows organizations to publish and engage on social media through one centralized location, and enable analysis across all of your social media platforms.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Democracy Notary

The Democracy Notary verifies the authenticity of documents by checking them against a authentic copy that has been cryptographically secured on the Emercoin blockchain

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Drupal

A popular open-source website content management system that can form the foundation for creating websites with complex requirements and integrations.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Facebook Ads

A tool designed by Facebook to enable targeted advertising on Facebook and Instagram.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Facebook Messenger

An instant messaging tool integrated with Facebook's social media platform.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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GeoPoll

A firm that uses SMS, online, voice and in-person survey tools to conduct polls in remote locations or with otherwise difficult-to-reach populations.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Google Ads

A tool designed by Google to enable targeted advertising on Google's platforms, including Youtube and Google Search.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Google Analytics

A Google service that enables anonymized tracking of user interactions with websites and apps.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Google Classroom

Google product similar to Open EdX, but meant for smaller groups of students in a closed classroom, rather than a massive open online course (MOOC).

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Google Forms

An form creation tool that integrates with Google Sheets.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Google Sheets

A free cloud-based spreadsheet tool that enables users to collaborate in real time.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Twine

Twine is a free and open-source platform for making interactive fiction games, much like a "Choose Your Own Adventure" story, or practice quizzes. Twine doesn't require you to write any code, and it publishes directly to HTML so you can post your game almost anywhere. NDI hosts Twine for…

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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If This Then That

A tool that allows users to create simple programs called applets that integrate a variety of different tools.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Infogram

A graphic design tool that enables users to drag-and-drop feature and layouts to easily design beautiful visual content and infographics.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021

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Jira

A project management tool, primarily used for software development.

Description Updated: Jul 28, 2021