Zara Rahman

Deputy Director

The Engine Room, Germany

Zara Rahman is the Deputy Director at The Engine Room, an international non-profit organisation supporting civil society to use tech and data more strategically. Her research has focused on supporting the responsible use of data and technology in advocacy and social justice, and interrogating the relationship of power and technology.

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Making the most of re-using tools

Re-using existing tools can save time and money, but finding tools to use or adapt can be challenging if you don’t know where to begin.

The Engine Room looked into how organisations are making the most of tool re-use. With open contracting as a use case, they were able to identify several conditions that can significantly improve a re-use project’s chances of success.