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OR In the Third Sector - Afternoon Meeting
Unlocking the Value of Data for Charities and Other Voluntary groups
With the advent of fast computers and the internet, the total amount of world data is forecast to grow 50-fold in the next decade, yet only 1% of this data is currently used productively.
This event will explore how charities and voluntary groups can use data to improve their impact and make better decisions.
Our speakers will describe their real life experiences of using data and demonstrate the benefits that effective data analysis has brought to their organisations. The list of speakers includes:
Mat Ilic is the Policy and Research Director of Only Connect.
Mat will talk about how to use data analysis to produce useful evidence in charities
Colin Stewart is a consultant Analyst at Caversham Analytics.
Using maps of data and analysis to support local decision making using quantum GIS and Microsoft Excel.
Tracey Gyateng is the Project Manager for NPC’s "Data for Impact" stream of work.
Tracey will talk about Increasing access to government administrative datasets to measure the impact of the voluntary and community sector.
Date: 26th March 2014
Time: Start time 15:00 hrs
Venue: 15 mins walk from London Bridge station, tba.
Price: Entry is free of charge
To book your place please e-mail John Holt at email@example.com