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44: A GROWTH STORY

How can you democratize data access? Use “Data Envoys”. Listen to learn more.

43: ASSESSING ANALYTIC MATURITY

Maturity is not about fancy tech or how complex things are, it’s about consistency.

42: SILO-BUSTING IN DATA

When you’re on a data journey, you should aim for better, not perfect.

41: CULTURALLY COMPETANT DATA

 Data collection and analysis should respect and account for different cultures. Here’s how.

40: GROWING YOUR DATA

How can a 150 year-old organization reinvent itself – and its data? Listen to find out.   

39: DATA WORKFORCE

We can’t amplify our work with data if we don’t have the right people to work on it. 

38: GET (DATA) LITERATE

We expect everyone to be able to read and write. Let’s do the same for data literacy.

37: DATA MODELS

Cut through the overwhelm with a clear data model that shows you what to measure.

36: DATA ETHICS

You can – and should – be morally responsible about your data and processes. Here’s how.

35: AGILE FOR DATA

Agile methods were designed to build software, but they can help us do data better.

34: SOCIAL RETURN ON INVESTMENT

What is SROI? How can we understand the impact we get from $$ put into a program?

33: A HEART + MIND APPROACH

Forget left vs right brain. It’s time to use our whole brains when it comes to data.

  32: HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN

It doesn’t matter how good your data product is if no one will use it…  

31: COMMUNICATION DATA

How can you use data to improve your communication and social media?

30: CRIME DATA

If you want change something, measure it. So what should we be measuring in our orgs? 

28: SOCIAL DETERMINENTS OF HEALTH

SDoH data are all the rage – so what can we do with them to make a difference?

27: DATA LITERACY

How well do you understand data – and how well do you actually need to?

26: DATA EQUITY

A hammer has no bias. But how you use it really matters.

25: THREE SIMPLE YOUTUBE METRICS

Chart your course through the sea of YouTube metrics with three key data points.

24: MEASURING MONEY AND MORE

Pick the right financial metrics for your nonprofit by focusing on sustainability.

23: PARTICIPATORY DATA ANALYSIS

Make your findings stronger by inviting your stakeholders to make sense of it with you.

22: BIGGEST BEGINNER MISTAKES

Get started in analytics on the right foot with an industry expert in healthcare data.

21: IMPACT ANALYSIS

We’ve been measuring our progress all wrong. Learn a better way of capturing impact.

20: SURVEYS, THE RIGHT WAY

Surveys can be very helpful, but they also can go wrong. Get them right with this expert.

19: WHAT’S AN APCD?

Any organization that touches human health can benefit from an all-payer claims database.

18: DATA VIZ ENGAGEMENT

You can’t build a data viz and just hope it works. People need to engage – here’s how.

17: THE BEST HEALTH DATA…

…you’ve never heard of. Join an expert to learn about health claims and how they can help. 

16: FLAVORS OF ANALYTICS

There are many ways to transform your data into useful insight. Here’s a walkthrough.

15: DATA FOR SMALL SHOPS

Hear the real data struggles of a past ED and her current advice for small shops.

14: DON’T FLY WITH BLINDERS ON

Even if you’re an ace, wouldn’t you prefer instruments when flying through fog? 

13: CONFIRMATION BIAS

Everyone has it. What can you do about it, from a psychologist who knows.

12: DATA-DRIVEN CONTENT

Learn from a ghost-writer how to effectively leverage data in all your content.

11: METRICS THAT MATTER

If you want change something, measure it. So what should we be measuring in our orgs? 

10: HUMAN ELEMENTS TO DATA

A teacher shares what he learned from being on the receiving end of a big data project.

9: DATA GOVERNANCE

With data comes great responsibility. Who can make or use your data, how, and for what?

8: DATA STANDARDS

A house is only as strong as its foundation. Make sure your data house will last. 

7: STOPPING DISINFORMATION

Finding common ground with someone you disagree with is how you change minds. 

6: CHOOSING A DATABASE

Start with what isn’t working now, then look for solutions to what matters most.

5: DATA FITNESS

What shape is your organization in when it comes to data and analytics? 

4: PAINTING WITH DATA

We learn the most from data when we can unite the points into a coherent story.

3: DATA PATTERNS ARE STORIES

What even is analytics? How can you get started or get better with data?

2: ADVANCED DATA TOOLS FOR ALL

Why should small orgs invest in data? What makes a data tool great?

1: FROM PAPER IMPOSSIBLE…

A real-life transformation story that shows you can become a data-driven organization, too.

0: THIS IS HEART, SOUL & DATA

What it’s all about and why I’m here. I believe in the power of data. Do you?