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Database Presentation

  1. 1. Database Planning <br />for small Voluntary Sector Organisations<br />by<br />Simon Duncan<br />Regional ICT Champion<br />Yorkshire and Humberside<br />
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  10. 10. Organisations<br />Multiple projects<br />Several Funders<br />Reports<br />S T A T I S T I C S<br />funding<br />Forms <br />Criteria<br /> PAPERWORK<br />Data<br />Information<br />Collating<br />Clients<br />Filing<br />Collaboration<br />
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  12. 12. Step 1 – Review the way you work <br />
  13. 13. Do we have systems in place which provide us with the information we need?<br />Is our office well organised?<br />Could we do anything to improve the way we work without bringing in new technology?<br />
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  15. 15. Step 2 - Create an overview of what you want a solution to do for you.<br /><ul><li> What do you expect the database to accomplish?
  16. 16. What are the expected benefits?
  17. 17. What will its main use/s be?
  18. 18. Who will need to use it and where will they be?
  19. 19. How will it improve what you already have?
  20. 20. What are the key outputs/reports?</li></li></ul><li>
  21. 21. Dido?<br />Data<br />In<br />Data<br />Out<br />
  22. 22. Step 3 - Collect & Collate<br /><ul><li> What info do we need to get out?
  23. 23. What info do we think we will want to get out in the future?</li></ul>Get<br />Everyone <br />Involved <br />
  24. 24. Step 4 – Creating your database forms<br />
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  27. 27. Summary<br />Steps 1 - 4<br />Review your way of working<br />Establish what you want your database to do for you<br />Collect and collate all your information<br />Create database forms<br />
  28. 28. What Next?<br />Call the professionals of course.<br />Electroville<br />A social enterprise providing ICT support and services to the voluntary sector in Yorkshire and Humber.<br />Bretton Street Enterprise Centre<br />Bretfield Court<br />Dewsbury<br />WF12 9DB<br />www.electroville.org.uk<br />01924 488725<br />
  29. 29. With thanks to:<br />Electroville – www.electroville.org.uk<br />NAVCA – www.navca.org.uk<br />Capacity Builders – www.capacitybuilders.org.uk<br />

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