Harnessing the power of analytics — using data to inform and proactively guide institutional actions and decisions — is no longer an optional “extra.” A strong analytics capability has become a necessity that allows colleges and universities to provide the services that students expect and to predict and respond to change.
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A data commons is a software platform along with a governance framework that together allow a community to manage, analyze and share its data.
Resources from McKinsey, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and +2
Data in and of itself is not valuable. A bunch of 1s and 0s sitting on a server somewhere or dashboards languishing unattended aren’t transforming your organization. Making your data actionable is the key to true data transformation. Most nonprofits don’t lack data; they lack insight and the ability to take action from that data.
Resources from DataKind, Stanford Social Innovation Review and +5