data management

Getting Great Data Week: How to Have Great Data: When People and Technology Both Do Their Part by Taj Carson

Hi, this is Taj Carson, CEO at Inciter, a firm focused on helping clients change the world by using data.  Many evaluators are caught flat-footed when they analyze data and run reports. Data are missing, they can’t find a client in the system because key information wasn’t entered, or the numbers just don’t add up. …

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Getting Great Data Week: Lessons learned on collecting great data by Betsy Block

Hi, I’m Betsy Block, Principal & Founder of B3 Consults, and I’m excited to kick of this week talking about ensuring you’ve got GREAT DATA.  I define “great data” as accurate, timely and most of all useful. As evaluators we want to focus a lot on using data, but we often have to help mission-driven …

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Helping your staff ask smarter questions about their data with Paul Collier

Hello AEA365!  I’m Paul Collier. Over the last two years I worked as the Data and Evaluation Manager at the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center (SFCAPC), a mid-size nonprofit focused on ending child abuse in San Francisco. In my time there and as a freelancer, I can’t count the number of times I’ve fielded …

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STEM TIG Week: Sam Held on Federal Data Sharing Policies

My name is Sam Held and I am the Data Manager for Science Education Programs at ORAU— Oak Ridge Associated Universities. We are involved with science education and STEM workforce development from K-12 through postgraduate fellowships. I am involved with evaluations done internally (programs we manage) and externally in addition to all data reporting needs. …

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Dan Jorgensen on Effective Data Management

My name is Dan Jorgensen and I currently serve as the evaluation and research coordinator for the State Personnel Development Grant at the Colorado Department of Education.  My primary responsibilities involve the evaluation of six state initiatives including Response to Intervention, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, Autism/Significant Support Needs, Early Childhood, Communities of Practice, and …

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