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Making Wise Decisions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Selecting the Right Data System

by Betsy Baum Block; Corey Newhouse; Justine Woltizer

Jan 31, 2018

Making Wise Decisions is a free toolkit for nonprofits that want to find a data system that meets their needs.

Developed by experts in program evaluation and data system development, Making Wise Decisions offers user-friendly, step-by-guidance to organizations that are considering adopting a new data management system. 

The toolkit includes an interactive self-assessment that nonprofits can use to refine their list of likely data systems, alongside team-based activities to use to navigate the process start to finish. It cuts through the jargon and sales-speak to equip nonprofits with the tools they need to find the right data system.