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#13ntc Nonprofit Technology Conference: Plenary Session on Failing Informatively

The 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference takes place in Minneapolis next week.  It is the largest gathering of people who work in the nonprofit sector and technology.   This conference will be my 13th one – and every year it is a like a family reunion.    … Read More

Nonprofit Focused Workshops at SXSW Interactive Festival: Join Us!

The annual SXSW Interactive Festival is a geek home coming for those who work on the web, social media, and gaming.  For the last few years, there has been a good nonprofit presence and this year is no exception!

This year SXSW is offering something new: workshops on a wide range of topics from some of the top people in their industry.  … Read More

Using Data and Social Media for Social Justice Outcomes: TIG 2013 Keynote

I’m in Jacksonville, Florida today to open the plenary session of the Legal Services Corporation Technology Innovation Grant Annual gathering. The last time I keynoted was five years ago!

This session is my first interactive keynote based on the content of my book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” co-authored with KD Paine.… Read More

Some Reflections about Social Data in the Cloud from the Social Innovation Summit 2012

For the past two days,  I’ve been attending (and also a speaker) at The Social Innovation Summit,  a private, invitation-only forum that explores the frontiers of social innovation.   The audience includes top corporate CSR executives, venture capital investors, government leaders, foundations, nonprofits, and social entrepreneurs.  … Read More

Reflections from Social Good Brasil and a New Word: PhilanthroTeen!

I’ve just returned from keynoting  the first Social Good Brazil conference that took place in Florianapolis,  sometimes referred to the “Silicon Valley” of Brasil and where the nonprofit, social good, innovation, and technology community is leading the social change movement.   Magic happens when social entrepreneurs, nonprofits leaders, technologists,  and young people are brought together for a high energy, creative, and interactive event that exposes everyone to new ideas and stories.… Read More