Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 86

Nonprofit Technology Conference: NTC 2012 – Day 1

Conferences

I’m here at the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco this week and hope to share some brief nuggets.       The conference got off to an exciting start this morning in a very unique way.   Oakland’s Extra Action Marching Band lead the way into the ballroom  with clinging, clanging, trumpets, drums, flag waving, and dancers who danced their hair off.  … Read More

Innogive Conference Panel Resources: Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread

Conferences, Mobile

Mobile is the Needle, Social the Thread” is the name of  a presentation from Pew Internet data that illustrates the rapid growth of mobile connectivity and social networking in the U.S., focusing on how information consumption patterns are changing in light of these two technological developments.  … Read More

Unlocking the Potential of Peer Learning

Guest Post, Training Design

Note from Beth: Much of my work as Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation this year falls into areas:  networked nonprofit practice and training design.      As such,  I’m facilitating many peer groups and always looking at how leverage peer learning.     My colleagues at Monitor have taken a deep dive into the question of designing peer learning with impact.    

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E-Mediat: Reflections from the Conference in Fez, Morocco

E-Mediat

After facilitating the two-day  E-mediat Networking Conference, “New Media for the Networked NGO” in Jordan at the Dead Sea last week,  I flew 2,000 miles west to Fez, Morocco to facilitate and keynote a second two-day conference for NGOs from Tunisia and Morocco that had successfully completed the e-mediat program in their countries, Morocco and Tunsia.  … Read More

See You at NTC 2012 in San Francisco Next Week!

Conferences

Next week should be officially be named “Nonprofit Techie Week” in San Francisco!   The centerpiece is NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference which will take place from April 3-5th in San Francisco and is book-ended and surrounded by many educational and social events geared for nonprofits techies.      … Read More