Family Works Regional Conference 2017
Workshop Session: Turning Data into Information
by Sally Kennedy and Fatemeh Razzaghi, Service & Evaluation Team – Family Works Northern
When: 12:00PM – 1:00PM, Tuesday 18th July 2017 Room: President Suite 2
This workshop will look at currently available reports and how to use these to inform decision making processes and ensure the data we collect provides a robust platform for accurate and timely information to be extracted. It will include an open forum to discuss “what else do we need?” This will inform the planning of new reports as well as the review of current reports to provide a sound information base for FWN Managers, Team Leaders & Administrators
- How is the data interpreted to provide information to facilitate decision making?
- What information can be obtained from current system reports (and how to use this in excel)
- How to get this information to FWN staff that do not have direct access to the reporting system
- Open forum – What information do you need/want next
Sally Kennedy – Regional Administration Advisor
Background in IT, software development and administration systems.
Particular interest in standardising procedures and eliminating duplication of effort.
Fatemeh Razzaghi – Business Intelligence & Information Analyst
Software Engineer skilled in working with people who are not technical experts, with a particular strength in unpicking how a business operates and what IT changes may be required to improve business performance.