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SXSW 2013: Measurement and Making Sense of Your Data

This is the last post in a series of post about my experience at SXSW.   This post summarizes the sessions I facilitated or participated in related to “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” which included a book signing, panel discussion in the Beacon Lounge, and a workshop with co-author KD Paine.… Read More

What is your organization’s “One Metric That Matters”?

Two new books on measurement and analytics came to my attention this week.  One is about nonprofit performance assessment and written for an audience of nonprofits, especially those that manage social service programs.  The other is about using data to make decisions, but for the start up audience.    … Read More

Social Media Benchmarking: Gauging Success for Project and Organizations in Global Health and Development

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Note from Beth: You need a identify a measurable goal for your integrated social media strategy that can be linked to your organization’s overall results and pick a data point  or KPI that you will collect along the way to measure success.  

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Linking Results To Key Performance Indicators Is Like Hooking Up A Big TV

The process of linking results to key performance indicators and associated metrics it is like hooking up a big TV.  You have to do it one component at a time .    The first and most important component is identifying success or the most important result and linking the right “Key Performance Indicator” or data point that you will collect along the way to understand if you are making progress toward your goal.    … Read More

What Gets Measured Gets Better

Note from Beth: As part of my work this year as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, I’m running several peer learning groups based on the ideas in “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” and Crawl, Walk, Run, Fly Maturity of Practice model.  

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