Social Data Science Workshop

Plaid Hound Analytics combines applied social science and data science to improve organizational capacity. 

About Us

Plaid Hound Analytics Supports Change Agents seeking to improve and grow their organizations.

Plaid Hound Analytics was founded by Jakob Klaus, MSW, LCSW.

For more than a decade Jakob has worked in social services and social change organizations in Washington, DC and Baltimore area.

Jakob’s ability to resolve complex issues has earned him a reputation as a highly effective researcher, negotiator and advisor.



Community Change

A community can be a company, faith group or a neighborhood.

Plaid Hound Analytics has partnered with Tenacious Change to support and guide communities as they engage in systems based change.

Tenacious Change Approach provides organizations with a evidence-based practice for sustainable change.


Analytics & Evaluation Services

Timely and accurate feedback can be the difference between program success or failure.

Plaid Hound utilizes quantitative & qualitative analysis to provide organizations with regular feedback to identify challenges and growth opportunities.


Bon Kringle Blog

The most important asset in any organization are it's employees. A high "quality of work-life" is essential to employee wellbeing and productivity.

Once a week the Bon Kringle Blog explores ideas related to workplace satisfaction, wellbeing, and happiness.


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