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Emerging from the data quagmire

Data Orchard are supporting The Cart Shed on a 12 month journey to transform how the charity manages their data and impact. Quagmire definition: an awkward, complex, or hazardous situation. Photo credit: lawhimsey.com Following our initial work in quarter 1, we’ve immersed ourselves in the organisation’s measures, data and processes. It’s a quagmire… We’ve [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|Business|Comments Off on Emerging from the data quagmire

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!”

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+, [...]

Insights and Reflections: Data and Analytics in Non-Profits

After almost a year spent researching the world of data and analytics in the non-profit sector we’re delighted to share our findings. Our ‘Data Evolution’ project showed data is an integral part of life in charities and social enterprises. For 69% said it’s a priority either organisation-wide or at least in some departments. At the [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Charities, Data Evolution, Social Enterprise|0 Comments

Data Evolution Project Launched

We're delighted to announce the launch of our Data Evolution project exploring how charities and social enterprises are adapting and transforming through their use of data. We have workshops on 19th May in London and 25th May Hereford, there's a national survey launching in June, a growing community, information and resources being developed on the [...]

By | May 6th, 2016|Charities, Data Evolution, News, Social Enterprise|0 Comments

Neighbourhood Planning – Thirty and Rising

Data Orchard is celebrating success with more than 30 Neighbourhood Plan groups in the West Midlands. Working with towns and villages across Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire, the company has been providing a range of support services. These include project management, advice on governance and budgets, survey design and analysis, support with public consultation and engagement [...]

By | November 18th, 2015|Business|0 Comments
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