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Multimedia: The Finance-Impact Data Spectrum

Annie Donovan, CEO of Coop Metrics discusses the difference between collecting financial and impact data, the two ends of the spectrum in impact data collection, and a model of the ideal.

Multimedia: Data-Driven vs. Data-Informed

In this highlight from our January webinar, panelist Jake Porway of Datakind argues that there isn’t a clear line between financial data and impact data.

Video Highlight: How Small Orgs Start Toward Big Data

In this highlight from our January webinar with experts on data at work for enterprises, Market's for Good's Eric J. Henderson asked, how can a small organization with a small budget get started on the data trail?

The Power of Information: Data at Work for Enterprises

Check out this web video with data experts discussing the challenges of mission-driven and finance-driven enterprise data.

Multimedia: Enterprise-Level Intel for Social Change

Four enterprise-data experts discuss the possibilities opened up by applying for-profit strategies and tools to gather information in social change settings.

Multimedia: Using Data to Inform Decisionmaking

Social sector guru David Henderson explains why organizations end up tracking the wrong data points, which then lead to wrong decisions.

Multimedia: The Power of Small Data

Liz Luckett, the Pershing Square Foundation‘s director of impact investing, explains what small data is, and when and why it can be so powerful.

Challenge to the Field: What’s in too many names?

Heron Fellow Rodney Christopher asks the social sector to come up with a better umbrella term for enterprise-building capital grants.

Field Notes: Impact and Risk

Today we’re hearing from others in the field on the tricky relationship between impact and risk.