To fully understand location-based data we need to organize and examine the data in four different ways. We have to:
- Visualize – Get your faith community’s data on an map, so you can explore it visually.
- Contextualize – Find your faith community’s place in the data, so you can examine its missional context.
- Analyze – Interrogate the data, to reveal what it means for your faith community.
- Socialize – Share your data, with leaders, members, the community, funders, and other stakeholders
Today’s post is about step 3, and the analytic tools MapDash for Faith Communities provides that help you reveal what demographic, lifestyle, and other data mean for your faith community or judicatory.[Read more…]