52 episodes

Bloomberg Philanthropies’ “Follow the Data” podcast highlights how our work is driving change and making an impact in the areas of education, the arts, the environment, public health and government innovation.

Here’s how the podcast works: our founder is a strong believer that “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it,” and data-driven strategies are at the core of our work. Each episode will begin with a key data point that gives insight into a problem we’re addressing through our unique approach. From there, our guests – some of whom you will recognize as our program leads and partners – will share their expertise and stories on how our work together impacts the data.

Follow the Data Podcast Bloomberg Philanthropies

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.2, 37 Ratings

Bloomberg Philanthropies’ “Follow the Data” podcast highlights how our work is driving change and making an impact in the areas of education, the arts, the environment, public health and government innovation.

Here’s how the podcast works: our founder is a strong believer that “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it,” and data-driven strategies are at the core of our work. Each episode will begin with a key data point that gives insight into a problem we’re addressing through our unique approach. From there, our guests – some of whom you will recognize as our program leads and partners – will share their expertise and stories on how our work together impacts the data.

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

MartinT555 ,

Fantastic listen

This podcast provides some great snapshots of how philanthropy can be used with data to deliver results. Definitely worth the listen!

Rockywind14 ,

Misleading title - really about pet projects of the foundation

As an assessment professional, I was interested in a podcast that talks about how data is used. Given the name “follow the data”, I assumed this would be the focus. After listening to three episodes, data is discussed in passing but is not the focal point of the podcast. Instead, the focus is on the work of the philanthropy, not on how data is used to inform the work. Yes, they say “data”, but only to say benign things like “data is used all the time” or “we looked at data to identify a problem”, but never discussion or analysis about data itself. Should be renamed “Follow this philanthropy”

Greenmgreen ,

Soviet style podcast

I was really excited to see the “data” frame. But listened to portions of a couple other episodes and it is all about Fearless Leader Bloomberg and sounds like an old-school government infomercial for the foundation.
The first episode with MaryAnne Hitt (about the Sierra Club’s coal work) is good because Hitt is excellent. But the interviewers and the other episodes just seemed like old-school propaganda.

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