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Community Data-Sharing 101: The Data-Sharing Agreement as a Living Document

March 20, 2017 All Articles, Communities, Communities, Community Data-Sharing 101, CSDW, Data Management, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , 0 Comments

THE FOUNDATION In my last blog entry, I gave general advice about writing a Data Sharing Agreement (DSA), using the Quad Cities Data Warehouse project’s Standards of Operation and Practice (SOPO) as an example. I mentioned that you can divide DSA components into two categories: things you want to be hard-wired into the system, and […]

Community Data-Sharing 101: Demystifying the Data-Sharing Agreement

November 15, 2016 All Articles, Communities, Communities, Community Data-Sharing 101, CSDW, Data Management, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , 0 Comments

If you’ve been following my blog to date, you can see the high level of forethought, work, and skill that go into putting together a multi-organizational data-sharing community partnership. I have seen talented, influential community leaders navigate these waters without fear, overcoming all obstacles in their path—only to come up short at the prospect of […]

Community Data-Sharing 101 – Picking a Data Steward Partner

August 19, 2016 All Articles, Communities, Community Data-Sharing 101, CSDW, Data Management, Nonprofits Tags: , , , , , , 0 Comments

As one of the final stages of the partnership-building phase of a data-sharing project, you must pick which of your partner organizations will be the “Data Steward” agency. We’re not talking about who the decision-maker is, or who the public face is. We’re talking about who will roll up their sleeves and run the day-to-day, […]

Community Data-Sharing 101: Building Partnerships

July 5, 2016 All Articles, Communities, Community Data-Sharing 101, CSDW, Data Management, Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Last month, I wrote about the basic steps in engaging partners in your data warehouse project. Now it’s time to delve into the intricacies of bringing all of those individual partners together into a functioning whole. COME TOGETHER The first step is to bring all the partners together to discuss on the specifics of the […]