Data Talks Podcast

Learning from Evaluation Mistakes with Kylie Hutchinson

Kylie is the 2020 recipient of the Canadian Evaluation Society's Award for Contribution to Evaluation in Canada. She has spent the past thirty years working in the not-for-profit sector as a consultant, trainer, program manager, board member, and volunteer.  There are many valuable nuggets from this video. We discuss the [...]

Larry Martin, Ph.D. on Designing, Managing and Evaluating Programs

In this episode, I interview Larry Martin, Ph.D. co-author of Designing & Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-Based Approach and Professor at the University of Central Florida.   Larry addressed the following during our conversation: - His background and interest in program design, management and evaluation - Why was this book [...]

Empowerment Evaluation with David Fetterman, Ph.D.

In this episode, I interview David Fetterman about Empowerment Evaluation. David Fetterman introduced empowerment evaluation to the field of evaluation during his presidential address 21 years ago. Since that time it has been used in over 16 countries, ranging from corporate offices of Google and Hewlett-Packard to squatter settlements and [...]

Purpose-Driven Data Visualization with Alberto Cairo

In this episode, I interview Alberto Cairo on Purpose-Driven Data Visualization. Alberto responds to the following questions during this interview: Why is data visualization something that we should care about? What is the process you follow when attempting to understand data visualization? What is the process you follow when creating [...]

Design Thinking Approach to Survey Development with Sheila Robinson

Who doesn't need to learn more about surveys? Sheila B. Robinson talks about survey development and use from a design thinking perspective. Check out Designing Quality Survey Questions, a book she wrote with Kim Firth Leonard about the important topic. Watch the video recording of our interview here: [...]

Data Talks with James Pann, Episode 4: Sameet Kumar

Data Talks with James Pann, Episode 4 is with Sameet Kumar, Ph.D., a psychologist at the Memorial Cancer Institute, serving the patients of the Memorial Healthcare System in south Broward County. We focus on

How to Use Data to Run Your Business with Mike Silver

Data Talks explores how people from a wide variety of disciplines use data to make professional and personal decisions. In this episode we talk with Mike Silver, who is principal of Baron Silver Stevens Financial Advisors

Nonprofit Data Use to Maximize Impact with Robert Garelick

Data Talks podcast episode 2 is now ready for your listening pleasure. On Data Talks we explore how people from a wide variety of disciplines use data to make professional and personal decisions. This episode is with Robert Garelick, Executive Director

Joe Hodas on Marketing for a Start-Up in a Start-up Industry

Welcome to the first Data Talks podcast episode! On Data Talks I interview people who work in a wide variety of disciplines to determine what kinds of data they use, or don’t use, to inform their decision-making and the actions they take in their professional

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