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From Data to Program and Implementation Insights

May 13, 2015 All Articles, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , 0 Comments

In a young and growing data-driven organization, we’re always pushing to improve by learning from our challenges and successes, and investigating whether we and the schools we work with are on track to meet or exceed goals. We have an extensive amount of data to inform this process and are constantly working for better ways […]

The Challenges of Achieving High-Quality Data in Nonprofit Agencies

April 14, 2015 All Articles, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , 0 Comments

At Jewish Family & Children’s Service (Boston), we serve over 17,000 clients at year across 42 programs in four divisions: parents and children, seniors, people with disabilities and mental illness, and basic needs. Our agency has a long history—150 years—of serving people in the Greater Boston area. Considering the agency’s age, our four-year-old Department of […]

People Power: The Key Ingredient in Implementation Science

March 17, 2015 Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

In my last post, I gave a few examples of what it looks like when research and practice in the social sector don’t mesh. While it’s easy to agree that research and practice should get along in principle, the devil is in the details. In this post, I look to leading-edge work in implementation science […]