Census, rabbinic commentary, and some thought pieces from friends! Come for a hot take on data and stay for Torah commentary!
tips of the iceberg
It's rare to see "list-icles" on this blog but I wanted to compile some excellent resources and articles to share with the TDAA community. Stop by for links to beautiful stock photos of people of color, stay for a special segment on "what I'm reading." Plus, more!
mile high dispatch
Update about projects I'm working on at the Salesforce.org Open Source Community Sprint in Denver, including "campaign hierarchies" (and why they matter to changemakers) and a nascent project around salary transparency. Plus, thank you to my readers for all of your recent support!
much ado about nothing
Today's post is all about how to find empty cells in your spreadsheet. You might be giving me a blank stare from behind your computer screen, but if I were you, I wouldn't a-void this post! #PunsIntended This post is chock-full of useful tips that you can apply to projects like data cleaning, volunteer on-boarding, and even getting better donation stats.
The Absolute Merge-iest
Welcome back to The Mail Merge Are Alright, #4 in a series about how to pull-off Mail Merges for your changemaking needs. This week, an introduction to Conga, a tool that lets you merge data from a database into Docusign contracts, Word docs, Excel Spreadsheets, and more!
The first trimester
Will you take this survey and help me gather some *DATA* about how I'm doing with the blog? I'm giving myself 2 weeks to collect as many responses as possible - and I'll be donating to the fantastic Media Mobilizing Project in honor of the first 25 survey responses!
Sticks and stones, broken bones, bad data
When I left the Urgent Care facility after I fell, staff members handed me a wad of receipts including my diagnosis, my visit summary and notices about my BMI and blood pressure. In this blog post: why these data are NOT alright.