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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, […]

Case Study – The Quad Cities: Making Shared Data a Reality

November 4, 2015 All Articles, Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Communities, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , 0 Comments

We are pleased to announce the release of our new case study, The Quad Cities: Making Shared Data a Reality. At nFocus Solutions, we are proud to have worked with the United Way of the Quad Cities Area over the last two years to implement and deploy our Community Solutions Data Warehouse product. However, the relationship- […]

Taking Quality and Performance to Scale

December 9, 2013 All Articles, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Learning should never stop and that’s especially true during the summer break. Studies have shown that students lose significant progress in math and reading over the summer. That effect is magnified for children living in economically-disadvantaged populations. This is the main issue that over 300 experts from Extended-Learning Opportunity (ELO) programs across the country were […]

Connecting Together for Impact Pt 2

November 20, 2013 All Articles, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

To read part one of this Q&A, click here. Q: Can you describe some of the reasons why an organization might want to considering transitioning into optimally using data and thinking about focusing on outcomes? Herman:  I think everyone in the nonprofit world can agree that our greatest goal is to do the best work […]