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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 – 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 – General Warehouse Design

March 21, 2016 All Articles, Communities, Community Data-Sharing 101, CSDW, Data Management, Nonprofits Tags: , , , , , 0 Comments

It is easy to jump on the Collective Impact/Data-Driven Decision-Making bandwagon and just dive head-first into warehousing data. But this general, full-speed ahead approach is what has led to a situation I’ve seen in many communities all across the country: they’ve put a lot of time and effort into pulling a bunch of data together, […]