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Video Highlight: Wallowing in the Data

Annie Donovan of Coop Metrics explains why to some degree it doesn't matter if a data point is about financial or impact data.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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In Case You Missed It: I, Robot, You Jobless

If your brains haven’t melted from the excessive heat, I have more must reads for you this week. First we have a pair of opinion pieces on morality and the market—very good food for thought for those of us thinking about impact investing.