Data and Nonprofits - Running Grand Central Station
Integrating Data From Multiple
Notes and Hashtags
President, Sage70, Inc.
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Defined as a database in which any
transaction can be rolled back
A Transactional Database support business
processes and workflows, typically in real-
You’ll usually have more than one!
Also called a data warehouse or data-mart
Take the load off of your transactional
Data is optimized for querying
May be fed by multiple data sources or
What’s Hard For You?
• Who’s in the room?
• What systems do you use?
• What kinds of data and reports are hard to get?
• Do you vendor? What do you vendor?
• Do you have a data warehouse? BI tool?
Wouldn’t it be great if there was
one central place where all your
Wait! Would it really be great if
there was one central place where
all of your data lived?
Wait! Would it really be great if there was one
central place where all of your data lived?
Culture of communication
IT systems with high data accessibility and
Business tools (logic models, KPIs,
Who owns the databases?
Standards for data hygiene, data quality,
completeness, and consistency
Maintaining data flow maps
Assessing impact of new tools
Compliance, pre-empting rogue databases
Aligning data with strategy