Let us (re)introduce ourselves!
Black Hills Knowledge Network relaunches as Benchmark Data Labs
Our passion and commitment has always been to help organizations and communities make smart and informed decisions. Today we are excited to announce the next chapter in our story. In the beginning, our work focused on providing the public with rich digital histories and aggregating local news stories so that decision makers would have access to the background and context needed to make the right decisions for their organizations and communities.Over the past two years we've been gathering feedback from our users on how we could evolve and better meet their needs. We learned that our greatest impact would come from making data accessible and understandable to decision makers. Our evolution to Benchmark Data Labs represents our recognition of this need and our commitment to supporting informed decision making based on facts and data
We have a new name but our promise is the same. We advocate for data-driven decision making and provide the data and tools to make that possible. With a shiny new brand comes a shiny new website. Lean how we can help your organization, and make sure to check out the new and improved South Dakota Dashboard on benchmarkdatalabs.org.
Unsure where to find the history content you are looking for? Our digital history archive, Mayoral History, and Calvin Coolidge virtual exhibit will remain active, generously hosted by the Rapid City Public Library on their website. You can access these resources here.