Our emerging data science and analytics practice is a response to the need, expressed by many of our nonprofit clients, for a partner who brings both sophisticated hard skills and a deep understanding of the context in which they work.
Our work begins with understanding the nature of the problem at hand; from ethics to telemetry.
What are you hoping to learn - and why?
What are the implications of this information on how you will serve your constituents?
What are the limitations of the data available for this inquiry?
Next, we help clients design systems and algorithms, building on classical methodologies and emerging research.
What frameworks make sense in your context?
How do we eliminate algorithmic bias?
What can we learn from existing research to deepen our understanding?
Finally, we deploy and monitor solutions in the format that best fits existing processes.
How might a novel system be deployed and maintained for ongoing use?
How will you know that the definitions of your measurements haven’t drifted over time?
Do your teams read reports, click through dashboards, or need a full data pipeline?