Category Archives: Data Management

Big Data? We need to focus on Little Data!

It’s everywhere!  People are talking about it in all aspects of life. Business, research, education, economics, socialnomics… you can’t escape it! BIG DATA! Data is everywhere and in everything that we do. If you’ve bought anything, searched for anything or signed … Continue reading

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Educators! Stacked Shared Notebooks in Evernote 5 is the BEST!

Evernote recently release a substantial update with 5.0.  There are some really cool new features, some amazing navigational changes and a much cleaner and appealing user experience. After watching the video you  get a quick glimpse into some of what … Continue reading

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What I did on my Summer Vacation.

With summer is officially over I feel it’s about time for that recap every person has asked to write at some point in their lives… What I did on my Summer Vacation. While this isn’t necessarily going to be about … Continue reading

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Who owns the data in your school?

[Part 3 in a series on institutional data] When an address change comes into your school who owns and enters that data into your system(s)? When standardized testing scores come in, who enters the data? If an alum, who is … Continue reading

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Design, intent and actual use.

While running a few errands today I had to withdrawal some money from the ATM.  It was freezing outside so I want to make use the drive-up machine so not to have to get out of my nice, warm car. … Continue reading

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Defining Data Domains for Entry, Ownership and Support

[NOTE: This is the second in a series of posts on the issue of Data Management in Schools. Read the first post here.] In an earlier post I discussed a project I was undertaking to define “a clear set of rules and style … Continue reading

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Questions for a set of Data Entry Rules and Style Guide

Data is all around us and connected in so many ways.  In schools or any institution there are multiple point at which data can be entered into a system or systems so that it can be used and shared “easily“. … Continue reading

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