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Data Driven Detroit (D3) provides accessible, high-quality information and analysis to drive decision-making that strengthens communities in Southeast Michigan.

D3 Goes West: the Portland NNIP Conference

By Danny Devries, Economic Analyst

Danny Devries and Kat Hartman in Portland

It can be tough out there for a data analyst; most people don’t quite understand what we do, so I just say “I make maps.” When they respond “Haven’t you heard of Google Maps?,” I can only stare forlornly. Luckily, D3 [Read on...]

D.C. Data Conference: A Meeting of the Minds

From May 12 -14, our staff attended the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) bi-annual meeting in Washington, D.C. NNIP is a project of the Urban Institute that helps integrate neighborhood-level information systems with local policymakers and community leaders.

The conference was a welcome opportunity for Data Driven Detroit to network with other data organizations and [Read on...]