I’ve been reflecting on why some nonprofits do a better job of measurement and learning, while others do not. What is the difference? It comes down to organizational culture. The nonprofits that embrace measurement have a data-driven culture. That is they make decisions based on meaningful data, rather than solely by gut.… Read More
The SXSW Interactive Festival (scheduled March, 2012 in Austin, Texas) is a mega huge social media industry event. The final program is selected through a combination of an open submission and voting process. The process has opened – so you can browse and vote for the nonprofit panels you think are worthy of being on the program until September 2, 2011.… Read More
Note from Beth: You’ll find some good tips from David and Ehren on how to leverage their platform. I’d like to emphasize one of their points – ”measure – experiment-measure.” Not every nonprofit is born with the “data driven gene.” One way your organization can begin to create a culture of measurement and learning is to always be piloting with small projects.
Yesterday on Google +, John Haydon made a provocative statement: “It’s a big mistake to say that nonprofits should wait on Google +”