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Community Data-Sharing 101 – Partner Engagement

June 6, 2016 All Articles, Communities, Community Data-Sharing 101, CSDW, Data Management, Nonprofits Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Warehousing data that has been gathered from multiple sources requires you to build a strong, individual working relationship with each organization that is holding data you want to collect. Whether you are trying to engage schools, community-based organizations, research institutions, government agencies, or all of the above, engaging partners is by far the most complex […]

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 […]

Recapping Our Top 5 Posts of 2015

December 30, 2015 All Articles, Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Happy December! To end the year, we’d like to recap our five most popular blog posts of 2015. One of our most-read posts of the year was the introduction to our Data With Integrity blog series. Our goal with this first phase of the series was to explore what the term “data with integrity” might […]

Evaluation Partnerships and the Systems Evaluation Protocol: Program Modeling and “Aha!” Moments

December 15, 2015 and All Articles, Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , , 1 Comment

In the final post of their series on the Systems Evaluation Protocol, Monica Hargraves and Jennifer Brown Urban show how the process of developing logic and pathway models can catalyze “Aha” moments about the real purposes and benefits of different parts of a program strategy. — To-do lists just get longer. Full plates get fuller. There’s increasing […]