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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

Does Your Nonprofit Need Some Data Therapy?

Earlier this week, I participated in a  meeting hosted by the Knight Foundation that brought together a small group of  amazing thinkers in Silicon Valley — nonprofits, for-profits, activists, bloggers, and others interested in technology for civic engagement that builds connections between residents and our governments.    … Read More

Using Cartoons To Make Sense of Your Data

Note From Beth: If you’ve picked up a copy of the newly released “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World” than you no doubt noticed the cartoons, created by Rob Cottingham,  that begin each chapter.  

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5 Infographics About Infographics To Master Basics in Five Minutes

In my forthcoming book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” co-authored with KD Paine,  my favorite chapter was about the sense-making process of measurement – called “Measurement and the Aha! Moment—Using your data to tell stories, make decisions, and change the world.”    There’s where I discovered a new passion – data visualization techniques for sense-making.    … Read More

Attention Nonprofit #datanerds: Data-Informed Fundraising!

The September, 2012 Issue of the NTEN Change Journal is pure crack for nonprofit #datanerds (folks who would definitely wear a t-shirt emblazoned with “I Love Data!” in the office).      … Read More