data visualization | Beth's Blog

Search Results for: data visualization

New and Improved Data Visualization Tool: Maps for Media Funding

7-5-2016 10-25-35 AM

Click to See Visualization

Nonprofit data nerds will love this new resource from Media Impact Funders and Foundation Center called “Foundation Maps for Media Funding,” a free, interactive mapping and research tool that shows the full scope of philanthropically funded media projects worldwide since 2009.… Read More

Five Tips for Nonprofits Data Visualization

Note from Beth: I met Matthew Scharpnick,  Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Elefint Designs, a strategic design studio that works with good causes, at the Data for Good Conference in Chicago.  One area that he works on is data visualization for nonprofits.  

Read More

Making Data Visualizations: A Survival Guide And Other Resources


As part of my work as Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation this year, I’m facilitating a peer learning group based on “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” and the next session we are focusing on the sense-making step of measurement.… Read More

VolunteerMatch: How Real-Time Data Visualization and Learning Improves Impact

 

Last week, I had the pleasure of doing a Brown Bag Lunch Book Talk for Measuring the Networked Nonprofit hosted by VolunteerMatch at their offices. After the session, I sat down with VolunteerMatch’s President Greg Baldwin to learn more about how they use data, measurement, and learning to measure and improve impact.… Read More

How To Get Insight From Data Visualization: SHUT UP and SLOW DOWN!

From SXSW Session: Shut Up and Draw

I have been interested in visualization techniques, visual facilitation, and visual thinking since 1991 when I read Tony Buzan’s book, “Using Both Sides of the Brain: Mind Mapping Techniques” that started me down a very slow and leisurely learning journey.      … Read More