June 2018


Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments

1400 Queen Avenue SE # 201

Albany, OR 97322


eImpact Report

3435 NE 45th Ave

Portland, OR 97213

(503) 773-9689


OCWCOG provides a range of programs to the three county region it serves, from transportation to economic development and more.

OCWCOG seeks to produce reports at both the regional and local level, complete with timely, up-to-date information in an engaging format.

Doing so will help OCWCOG analyze critical planning issues such as housing and infrastructure, while communicating the information to a wide audience.


Project Outcomes

Specifically, OCWCOG would like to:

  • Create a consolidated report for Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties
  • Create local reports to communities in its purview, including the eight recipients of Business OR grants
  • Address key issues such as: "does housing capacity support forecasted growth?"
  • Leverage comparisons, trends and forecasts to draw key insights from the data


  • Three county consolidated report + local reports:
    • Collection and analysis of data based on specific region
    • Key data inputs such as Employment, Housing, Population, Industry, Income, Education and more 
    • Compare region to state and other regional averages
    • Create forecasts of data such as jobs, business growth and more
    • Data visualizations including interactive charts, maps and other widgets
    • Report formatting and styling 
    • Embedded on website as well as printable 
    • Secure cloud hosting
    • Report builder to generate local/city reports within the OCWCOG team (unlimited reports)
    • Training and support for report building tools


We strive to minimize your staff burden during our dashboard creation process. The typical staff time requirement from start to finish is 3-4 phone calls for direction and input.


  • Report fee: $14,000 
    • Optional annual renewal for ongoing data updates to report


  • Report creation
  • Data collection and automation (including quarterly updates)
  • 12-month access to online reports & report toolset
Independence, OR

The report at right is a local example from Independence, OR. Their economic development team uses this report to engage stakeholders, print out for events, and recruit businesses.

Scroll down to see the full report.