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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Using Data to Remedy Bias and Improve Outcomes

Implicit biases can affect outcomes in unforeseen ways. Using rigorous data collection and analysis it is possible to identify biases and to see how they may be contributing to unwanted outcomes. (See our earlier post on this topic). But once biases have been identified how can they be remedied? Accurate data and analysis allow your […]
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Getting the Data for the Common Good

The theme for our latest newsletter is 'Getting Data for the Common Good'. In this edition, we review Jonathan Rapping's book Gideon's Promise: a public defender movement to transform criminal justice, invite you to join us for our webinar, which takes place next week - 'Measuring Non-Profit Social Impact During the Pandemic' and talk about the over-representation of BAME young people
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