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Data Management Skills

Five Data Management Skills that are important for successfully managing and using information. Looking at and Analyzing Data. The ability to use data effectively to improve your programs, including looking at lists and summaries, looking for patterns, analyzing results, and making presentations to others. Includes familiarity with the data available to you; knowledge of the goals of your program; understanding the needs of your clients/audiences; and willingness to explore creative approaches to using data.
Navigating Database Software. Knowing how to use database software to find records, sort, review, edit, print, and other functions. Knowing how to use built-in forms and reports in a database. Exploring the software and learning various functions and features. Writing queries and reports using available tools; copying data into Excel or other formats for further analysis.
Data Integrity. Understanding definitions, program guidelines, and sources of data. Developing clear channels of …