You know who you are. You may be a small but expanding organization, using the original way you developed to track data for your business. You may be a medium-size nonprofit that has been awarded a grant that now needs a way to regularly provide outcome reports. You may be a large organization that has access to tracking software at a national level, but it doesn’t track what you need, so you found a way to do it. Often, that way is Microsoft Excel. And it is making you tired.
The COMET Team has worked hard to release many new features this year.
The COMET Team has spent many years developing our system with all the features and functions it needs to support the use of data to improve outcomes. In the last year, in particular, we have rolled out a long list of features requested by our customers.
Most organizations today know that part of their infrastructure is their data management system. And their operational excellence depends on having great data collection processes. But it is very easy to overdo the effort in the interest of keeping track of details and also providing inaccurate information by short-cutting methods. Here are a few sound guidelines to use when developing or refining your organization's data collection processes.
Even 45 years after the inception of Head Start, and nearly15 years since the advent of Universal Prekindergarten (UPK), the question remains: Is the promise of early childhood education being fulfilled?
Our monthly newsletter, "COMET Kindred Spirits" provides resources, best practices and information on new features to those who share COMET's passion for using data to make a difference. Keep up to date with the latest and greatest in the world of data and COMET.