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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 […]

Community Data-Sharing 101 – The Importance of the Question

February 16, 2016 All Articles, Communities, Community Data-Sharing 101, CSDW, Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

This post is the first of a series from Dr. Alex Kolker, Community Impact Manager of United Way of the Quad Cities Area in Davenport, Iowa. Over the last three years, the Quad Cities has been using our Community Solutions Data Warehouse (CSDW) software to create a community-wide, multi-partner, multi-disciplinary data warehouse.  The project links student achievement data […]

Do Comprehensive Community Initiatives Work?

February 4, 2016 All Articles, Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , 0 Comments

Note: This post originally appeared on the GradNation blog. We hope that the ideas and resources here will be of use to our many clients who are participating in their own local CCIs and collective impact initiatives! Thank you to Dr. Jonathan Zaff and his team for sharing this research. — What’s the best way […]