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Archive for the ‘Measurement’ Category

Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd and How To Find Them!

Yesterday, KD Paine and I delivered an NTEN Webinar on measurement based on the ideas in our new book  ”Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World.”    We started off discussing the recently released report from NTEN/Idealware that found that nonprofits collect lots of data, but don’t look at it.    … Read More

Nonprofits Collect Lots of Data, But Most Don’t Use It Says NTEN/Idealware Report

The State of Nonprofit Data report was released this week  (hat tip to Ted Fickes).   Idealware and NTEN prepared the report based on a  survey in April 2012 with nearly 400 nonprofit organizations about how they manage and use data.  … Read More

Why Your Nonprofit Should Be A Big Listener

 

Note from Beth: Last month during one of our book talks for “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World, ” at TechSoup Global, Rachel Weidinger from Upwell came up to say hello.   Rachel is a long-time “nptech” colleague who is now leading the team at Upwell who is trained to sift through the vast amounts of real-time online conversations and content online to support ocean conservation.    

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Say So What To Your Data Three Times

Last week KD Paine and I were in Washington, DC for a whirlwind of book discussions, parties, and workshops – together and individually – for the Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.   Global Giving generously hosted a book discussion with their staff and partners at their offices.    … Read More

What is the Funder’s Role in Supporting Good Measurement?

Meet  Bib Filbon and Jeff Bladt who have the job title, “Data Scientist,” and are on staff at DoSomething.Org.     They work in partnership with DoSomething’s program staff to collect, analyze, and make sense of data to improve impact of DoSomething’s programs. … Read More