Data Intermediary Organizational Rapid Self-Assessment Tool (One-Page Version)

Report by Jake Cowan
February 18, 2019

Urban Institute   (NNIP Coordinator)

This tool was developed for data intermediaries to use as an organizational assessment. It is designed to be completed rapidly, with a focus on select elements of an organization’s data intermediary work. The tool covers six areas of business practice that are important to assess and monitor regularly, as identified by data intermediary organizations in the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership.
  • Contract and Project Management
  • Sustainability
  • Communications
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Staffing
  • Governance


This one page document is a summary of the questions asked in section of the assessment. To see the full tool, which includes resources in each section, visit