Yearly Archives: 2018

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Young people’s views on quality of life in Herefordshire

We're busy analysing the results of a Quality of Life survey posted out to a random sample of households in Herefordshire in the spring. To complement this, we have a shorter online survey aimed at people aged 25 years or younger, available here.  We need young people’s help to understand what life in Herefordshire is [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Business|Comments Off on Young people’s views on quality of life in Herefordshire

Three words to describe how you feel about data? “I hate it!”

I’m talking to the CEO of The Cart Shed, Katie Eastaugh, at the outset of our 12 month journey to transform how the charity manages impact and data. I always ask people how they feel about data, it’s a useful litmus test of where an organisation is at. To be fair, Katie qualifies her comment [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|Charities, Charity, Data Evolution, Data Maturity, Digital Impact|Comments Off on Three words to describe how you feel about data? “I hate it!”

Local survey one of a kind

This week just over 4,000 households in Herefordshire will receive a 'quality of life' survey in the post, helping local voluntary and community organisations improve the support and services they provide. Households have been selected at random and asked their views on a range of things like access to services, what people do in their [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|Charities, communities, News, Sustainability|0 Comments

Help us build a more data-savvy social sector 

From our work with hundreds of non-profits we know there are powerful opportunities to be realised from getting to grips with data… and there are real challenges too. Many charity and social enterprise leaders tell us they are not confident about data and lack capability in this area. For this reason, we’ve developed Data Evolution+, [...]

Digital Impact profiles our new Data Evolution+ programme

At the end of last year we announced that Data Orchard was one of just seven social sector organisations worldwide to receive a Digital Impact grant, which will help fund our ambitious new Data Evolution+ programme. The Digital Impact grants, which launched two years ago with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, [...]

Our Data Driven Local County

It’s been over three years since Data Orchard began a collaborative endeavour to identify the key metrics of sustainability for our local county, Herefordshire. We’re delighted the combined efforts of the Brightspace Foundation, Ben Proctor of Satori Labs, and many other local partners have borne fruit. The resulting dashboard shows where things are going well, [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|communities, News, Sustainability|0 Comments
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