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by Jeff Raderstrong on Sep 1, 2016

Using Data for Collective Impact Step Five: Change Behavior and Share Responsibility 

The fifth step to using data for collective impact is committing to action to change behavior. These resources will help you move your partners to action.

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by JaNay Queen Nazaire on May 18, 2016

Data Inventory 

This Data Inventory will help you identify which metrics and measures you need to determine if you are achieving your goals and continuously improving.

Blog Post Shanee Helfer on Jun 14, 2017

Progress Takes Data Discipline: Where Do I Start? 

Consider these five tips on being intentional when using data to improve outcomes.

Blog Post Jeff Raderstrong on Sep 1, 2016

Using Data for Collective Impact Step Five: Change Behavior and Share Responsib… 

The fifth step to using data for collective impact is committing to action to change behavior. These resources will help you move your partners to action.

Blog Post Brittany Ramos DeBarros on Aug 31, 2016

Collective Impact #Toolbox: Data Inventory 

So you have your measures and outcomes all laid out. Now what? Assess what data you have, what data you need, and what data you hope to create over time using this handy spreadsheet.

Resource on Aug 31, 2016

Sample Action Plan 

This sample action plan can be adapted to help your collective impact initiative execute on specific projects and next steps.

Blog Post Jeff Raderstrong on Jul 27, 2016

Using Data for Collective Impact Step Four: Discuss the Data 

The fourth step to using data for collective impact is discussing data with partners to determine what the data are telling you. These resources will help you facilitate these conversations.

Blog Post Jeff Raderstrong on Jul 13, 2016

Using Data for Collective Impact Step Three: Present the Data 

The third step to using data for collective impact is presenting data in a way to facilitate behavior change. These resources will help you determine the best way to present your data.

Blog Post Jeff Raderstrong on Jun 16, 2016

Using Data for Collective Impact Step Two: Find the Data 

The second step to using data for collective impact is finding the data your partnership needs. These resources will help you navigate the complexities of data access.

Blog Post Tynesia Boyea-Robinson & Jeff Raderstrong on May 26, 2016

What Does It Take To Achieve Collective Impact? (May Edition) 

Using data to achieve collective impact continues to be a challenge for the Living Cities Collective Impact team.

Blog Post Jeff Raderstrong on May 18, 2016

Using Data for Collective Impact Step One: Agree on the Data 

The first step to using data for collective impact is getting buy-in and agreement on what data your partnership will track. These resources will help you do just that.

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Systems Change 

Shifting decision-making processes, policies, and resources to produce dramatically better outcomes for citizens at scale.

Blog Post Jeff Raderstrong on May 4, 2016

What Does it Take to Use Data to Change Behavior in Collective Impact? 

A new blog series will walk you through five steps to using data to help you change behavior for collective impact.

Resource on Jul 27, 2016

Factor Analysis from StriveTogether 

This resource gives you a template to complete a factor analysis of your collective impact work.

Blog Post Sam Edelstein on Jan 12, 2016

Led By Data II: More Insights from the Syracuse i-team 

Learn how the Syracuse i-team is driving a shift toward data-oriented government in their city.

Blog Post Sam Edelstein on Dec 18, 2015

Led By Data: Insights from the Syracuse i-team 

The i-team in Syracuse is putting data and analytics to work in the city's quest to fix its infrastructure woes.

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Sam Edelstein 

Sam Edelstein serves as the Analytics Coordinator for the City of Syracuse Office of Innovation.

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Dec 16, 2015

Using Data and Innovation in Los Angeles: i-teams Profile 

Innovation Teams (i-teams) are in-house innovation consultants who help cities tackle their biggest challenges. We spoke with Amanda Daflos from the L.A. i-team about their efforts to make communitie…

Resource on Jul 27, 2016

Sample: Data Meeting Agenda 

This sample agenda can be adapted to help your collective impact initiative have regular periodic check-ins about your on-going data collection and analysis.

Blog Post Thomas Zembowicz on Dec 15, 2015

Connecticut Data Reveal Racial Disparities in Policing 

Organized, accessible state and local police data could result in more meaningful responses to racial injustice.

Blog Post Jeff Raderstrong on Oct 22, 2015

Data = Relationships 

Four ways data can build and strengthen relationships for your cross-sector partnership.

Blog Post Matthew Tyler on Oct 16, 2015

From Big Data to Big Action: Tackling Poverty and Inequality Using Data Visuali… 

Reflections on the value of data visualization in fighting poverty from the recent convening of the Project on Municipal Innovation.

Blog Post Jeff Raderstrong on Oct 15, 2015

Journey to Results: Rapid Reflections from Day 2 of the Integration Initiative … 

The eight site teams in Living Cities' Integration Initiative convened in Dallas, TX to explore how to use data to drive results - starting with a conversation about racial equity.