At ecda, we deliver data projects to demonstrate the power of analytics in supporting decision making in policy and practice in public services. To support good decisions, our projects must apply the right analytical methods and in the right way. We've established a Methods Board to support us in that process.
We recently combined health and adult social care data held by Essex Partnership University Trust and Essex County Council to look at mental health crisis, here's what we learned and how we're using it to transform services in Essex.
Uniting partners to collaborate on data projects is not without its challenges! The complexity in bringing so much data and so many people together, to agree on and then actually coordinate data joining, both within one organisation and between several, …
5 Top Tips for successfully navigating 'the terrible twos'... and partnership working!
As you know one size doesn't fit all when it comes to the analyst! Take Stephen's quiz to find out what title your skillset earns you!
Why delivering a Data Science Project is just like taking a trip to a remote Russian oblivion… (and how some good local support can make or break your visit!)
From its inception ecda has put ethical practices at the core of its work, subscribing to ethical principles that safeguard the people of Essex, ensuring we are transparent about how we’re using the data we hold only where there are clear benefits to delivering services that improve their lives.
Joining social care, education and crime data provided new insight to inform a campaign to prevent vulnerable young adults from gang recruitment.
We're focusing on the evolving ‘culture of data’ within the Essex public sector as we reflect on ecda’s second year.
We're bringing data colleagues together to unite Essex. Find out how to be part of the equation, and what's in it for you.