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Staff Leaving? Dealing with Data Retention

Categories: Tech Tips

Data transitions should be part of the exit process, before the final paycheck.  Each employee leaves a data trail, and expectations need to be set about how this data is handled.  You should carefully consider what data needs to be kept, for how long, and who has access to that information.

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Data for Nonprofits to Use

Categories: Storing Data

The biggest rule of data: measurement only matters if it changes the way you act. This article explores how to collect and share data in three strategic areas: fulfilling your promise (how you deliver); failure (what can you change?); and stories people can relate to (qualitative data).

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Nonprofit Database Managers

Categories: Storing Data

In this recent webinar from Build Consulting Peter Mirus discusses what an official nonprofit database manager does, and join us August 23d for the webinar We Are All Data Managers on ways to change your mindset on gathering and using data no matter what position you hold at your nonprofit.

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How You Think About Data

Categories: Storing Data

In this post Vu Le at NonprofitAF discusses the data paradox (you need data to get funding to get the data you need.) There is more and more pressure on nonprofits being able to produce good data. Getting more and better information on practices and outcomes can only be good for our sector, but requiring data can hold some communities back.

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