From small projects to multi-year data strategies, planning the next steps in your data journey is always easier with an expert hand. We help turn your data aspirations into refined goals while anticipating the opportunities and challenges that you might encounter along the way.
Do you spend too much time on data entry yet struggle to access the data that you need most? We liberate data from client management systems, CRM, HR, and accounting systems and help you to surface information that supports meaningful decision-making.
Traditional reporting workflows can read like a shampoo bottle: copy, paste, repeat. We automate repetitive tasks so that you can spend less time reconstructing the same old reports and more time interpreting them.
We start by developing a strong understanding of your mission, your operational realities, and the questions that you want answered. We then apply statistical methods that uncover relationships, recognize patterns, and identify clusters to help you find deeper meaning in your data.
Data can only take you as far as the stories you tell with them. In fact, a good visual can often reveal more than the most sophisticated statistical model. We build interactive dashboards and clean visualizations that enable you to interpret and communicate information effectively.
Daniel formerly held front-line and management roles in Toronto's community services sector where he repeatedly couldn't resist organizing and automating his organizations' data and workflows. He holds a Master of Spatial Analysis from Ryerson University.
Peter is an award-winning engineer and entrepreneurial businessman. He is the Executive Director at the Canadian Urban Institute, leads a philanthropic foundation with his wife, Barbara, and previously led the growth of an employee-owned national company with offices across Canada.
Purpose Analytics is a social enterprise incubated at the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI), a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to achieving healthy urban development.
Established in 1990, CUI carries out research to help communities identify needs and opportunities, develops practical solutions to issues confronting communities, and engage directly with stakeholders through community consultations and events on urban policy issues. CUI believes that a high-performing social and non-profit sector is integral to supporting healthy communities.