Posts Tagged: Data Standards

Data Basics Training

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Data enables us to turn unwieldy information into actionable knowledge. The tools and techniques of data management have never been easier and more accessible. This training defines data and it’s different qualities, explains how information can be structured so it becomes useful data, and provides tutorials that show users how to use spreadsheets and other popular data tools to document data standards, build directories, make maps and perform other useful functions.

What is “Data Preparedness”?

One of the main goals of disaster preparedness work is to simplify and support decision-making processes before, during and after an emergency situation. One way to do this is to make sure high quality, up-to-date information is available in an accessible format to a wide range of decision makers, including government agencies, nonprofits, community-based organizations… Read more »