Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 78

Networked and Hyperconnected: The New Social (and work) Operating System

Mindfulness, Networks

This is a terrific presentation from Lee Raine from the Pew Internet and American Life Project that looks at the issue being “hyperconnected” or “over connected” to the web, mobile technologies and social media.   It is the same title of Raine’s recent book.  … Read More

Walk in Your Donor’s Shoes: Be Your Donor Day – Oct. 24th

Fundraising

I’ll never forget the advice that my colleague, Ettore Rossetti Director, Internet Marketing from Save the Children, offered during a panel I moderated at the NTC in 2011 on free agent fundraising    He said suggested going out and trying to raise money for your organization through a social network as an individual and learn how easy or hard it is — and fix those things are getting in the way of building a great relationship with donors and letting them fundraise on your organization’s behalf.… Read More

Join Us: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book Events in Washington, DC

Books

This week, KD Paine and I, did a whirlwind tour of  ”Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” book talks  in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.      Many thanks to our generous hosts including the Foundation Center/SF,  Zero Divide,  David and Lucile Packard Foundation, TechSoup Global, and Stanford University.… Read More

Using Cartoons To Make Sense of Your Data

Guest Post, Visual

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

Capacity, 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