Getting the Data for Data-driven Non-Profits

Embracing Data-driven Approaches in Non-Profits: In last month’s blog, Alan wrote about how non-profits can become more data-driven and base their services on the evidence. As GtD’s senior data analyst, I am often working with Alan and our non-profit clients in the US to develop tools and apps to help our clients become more “data […]
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The Importance of Being Evidence-Based: Why Organisations Should Embrace It

In today’s rapidly changing world, organisations, whether big or small, need more than just intuition to thrive. They need concrete evidence. Being evidence-based isn’t just a buzzword, it’s a commitment to making informed decisions that drive success. Here’s why every organisation should prioritise it. The Importance of Good Data Making decisions based on hard ev
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Maps, Pipes, and Data: How APIs and external data can improve service delivery

By combining and analysing data from various sources, it’s possible to generate novel insights that can improve service delivery and help to improve outcomes. Kasra Aghajani uses data, APIs, and his coding skills to create lightweight but effective applications for Get the Data’s clients. The world is full of exciting and freely available data, some […]
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Narratives from Numbers: How data and analysis can help you to tell stories

Data without context don’t tell us enough: they might tell us how something is, but they won’t tell us why that is or what can be done to change things. Good analysis can help you to identify the factors that produced a situation and can tell you what needs changing and how. Last year Get […]
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