New PSPP training dates announced (IoF and Adroit Thinking)

Adroit Thinking, in collaboration with the Institute of Fundraising, have just announced 2 training courses using the open source stats package PSPP. The courses are run by David Dipple, owner of Adroit Thinking and Consultancy Director of Adroit Data & Insight. David has worked with fundraising clients for over 25 years and has trained numerous analysts and fundraisers in how to use statistics and analysis to get more out of their data. These courses range from understanding basic statistic ...

Training is old school, or is it?

In an ideal world your database would be so user friendly, easily navigable and procedures clear and robust that training would be a thing of the past. Many software suppliers are now unswervingly confident that their user interface is utterly intuitive that they don’t even offer training to those pressing the keys anymore. Others rely on you reading through their beautifully illustrated .pdf downloadable from their online service centre or watching badly recorded YouTube videos. But is this enough ...