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A theoretical framework for the DSI index

This report details the theoretical framework for the upcoming Digital Social Innovation Index.

What can governments do to support a thriving tech for good scene? Over the past six months we’ve been developing a framework for our experimental DSI Index, the primary aim of which is to help policymakers and other stakeholders understand how they can support DSI, tech for good and civic tech to grow and scale its impact.

This report details the the development of the theoretical framework for the DSI Index and describes the next steps planned in producing the index.

Authors

Jonathan Bone

Jonathan Bone

Jonathan Bone

Quantitative Researcher

Jonathan’s research at Nesta focuses on two key areas: 1) understanding how digital entrepreneurship can be supported across Europe (as part of the Startup Europe Partnership (SEP) a...

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Codrina Cretu

Codrina Cretu

Codrina Cretu

Digital Social Innovation Intern

Codrina will be working in the Digital Social Innovation team, assisting with research, events, policy engagement and project management work.

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Matt Stokes

Matt Stokes

Matt Stokes

Senior Researcher

Matt is a senior researcher working on the collaborative economy and digital social innovation.

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