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The Data Innovation Project offers a variety of services to help you meet your data, research and evaluation needs. From free Data Clinics, to long-term evaluation contracts, to connections to data resources in Maine, we work with organizations to determine needs and design a plan that aligns with your goals. Read on to learn more about the specific services we offer. If what you need is not in the list below, please contact us to talk more! Contact us.

TRAINING & CAPACITY BUILDING

The DIP supports organizations in strengthening their capacity for data-informed decision making with one-time workshops, extended training series, and customized technical assistance. Work with us to:

Build a solid foundation with a theory of change and logic model.

Collect data and present it in a compelling way.

Learn ways to engage your team with data and work together to become a data-informed organization.

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT

A performance measurement plan ensures your organization is strategically collecting information to inform your work. The DIP has expertise in developing performance measurement plans that help you to be deliberate, methodical, efficient, and better tell your story. Work with us to:
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Build a performance measurement plan so you can effectively collect, manage, and analyze data and use it to tell a compelling story.

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Develop surveys to get the data you want and need.

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Learn how to strategically use the data you have and strengthen your data practices.

PROGRAM EVALUATION

Whether an evaluation is required as part of a grant or your organization needs data as it pivots its strategic plan, a rigorous program evaluation will ensure your program is having its intended impact. The DIP’s experience in program evaluation will help you get the data you need. Work with us to:
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Demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of your program or services.

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Incorporate robust information into continuous quality improvement efforts.

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Meet the requirements of your foundation, state or federally funded program.

RESEARCH

The DIP can help you hone your big questions and develop a methodology that helps you get to answers. Work with us to:
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Compile literature reviews.

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Conduct focus groups or interviews and analyze the results.

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Collect and analyze quantitative data.

 

DATA
VISUALIZATION &
STORYTELLING

Data highlights your work and inspires action. The DIP will help you leverage storytelling and visualization techniques to illuminate your organization’s story. Work with us to:

Create and prepare visually appealing data summaries for clients, funders, and multiple program sites.

Equip your team with interactive data dashboards.

Facilitate participatory data walks with teams to uncover the story together.

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