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Spotting the Human Side of Data at DoGoodData Conference

Last week, I attended and presented at the DoGoodData Conference in Chicago.   The conference is expertly curated by Andrew Means who has shaped the agenda and speakers into an incredible learning experience for both the human and technical sides of data of for good.    … Read More

DoGoodData Conference: Live Long and Prosper with Data for Good!

Last week I attended the DoGoodData Conference in Chicago where I learned an incredible amount about the human side of data – themes like data visualization, data informed culture, using data for impact, and more.… Read More

Driving Toward Impact With Data Science #15ntc

Note from Beth: I’m attending and presenting a session about Walking As Work with Ritu Sharma.   As luck would have it, one of the sessions that I really wanted to go to is scheduled at the same time as ours.   It is a session about being Data Savvy featuring colleagues from Crisis Text Line, Global Giving, and DataKind.  

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Does Rigorous Data Analysis Thwart Effective Storytelling by Non-Profits?

Earlier this month I co-facilitated the “Impact Leadership Track” at the NTEN Leading Change Summit with John Kenyon, Elissa Perry, and Londell Jackson.   Our track was one of three where participants could take a deep dive into a topic and learn from peers through dialogue. … Read More

Personal Health Data: It’s Amazing Potential and Privacy Perils

This is a graph of aggregate data from Jawbone,a wristband that people wear that tracks their steps throughout the day and their sleep patterns during the night. (h/t Robert Scoble)   This aggregate data shows exactly when and how many people in the San Francisco were bolted awake by the recent Napa Valley earthquake.  … Read More