Five models of content curation

SocialFish

I’d love you to take a look at this post by Rohit Bhargava: Five Models of Content Curation. I think he is spot on with his five models, which I’ll list below. So what do you think of these five models for content curation?

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3 Federated Models for Larger Nonprpfits (and How Each Model Impacts Decision Making)

Connection Cafe

While there is little consensus on a “single best practice”, three distinct models have emerged and are recognizable as the most prevalent. For an organization assessing its own structure, this blog is intended to provide a simplified basis for self-comparison against each of the three models.

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A Model for Wildfire Disaster Relief

Connection Cafe

According to a recent piece in The Atlantic (“ Has Climate Change Intensified 2017’s Western Wildfires? ”), the total area burned in the western United States over the last 33 years was double the size it would have been without any human-caused warming.

Predicting the Future: Driving Fundraising Outcomes with Models

Connection Cafe

My first experience with modeling happened at the University of Washington development office in the fall of 1992. My job, as the director of research, was to use the modeling results for prospecting—but also to sell them to the directors of development in the schools and colleges.

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Nonprofit Trends: Tax Status vs. Business Model

Connection Cafe

“Nonprofit” is a tax status, not a business model. NOT a business model. Yes, a nonprofit is doing that to support a cause and drive change, but there are fundamental ways in which organizations (profit or not) are alike.

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Deliberately Unsustainable Business Models

Museum 2.0

Maybe it's time to change that. At one point, Mark commented that they have a "deliberately unsustainable" business model. This is the model that governs most businesses and artistic endeavors. Tags: business models

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Open content business models

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Open content business models December 1, 2007 I’m at the Open Translation event, and we’ve just had a great session on open content business models. In general, it seems like most models depend on some sort of up-front funding, whether it be an investment or a grant, to fund the initial writing of a large amount of content.

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4 Steps to Implementing Your Social Change Strategy: A Case Study with SEFCU

Connection Cafe

But r esults-focused funders are aiming to address the ‘so what’ question by asking their grant partners to go beyond describing their program’s activities to detailing the changes in behavior or condition that those activities generated, and therefore what the funder’s grant contributed to.

The One-Size-Fits-All Donor Model Is so Last Century

Connection Cafe

population for decades and have been change agents in philanthropy for two hundred years, fundraisers are only slowly recognizing their power and influence in household charitable decision making.

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How Citizen Powered Movements Will Lead Social Change in 2017 

Connection Cafe

However, with the growing democratization of social change, the digital tactics we’ve come to know and rely on may not continue to gain the same traction. Cause minded individuals are now taking the initiative to create their own change and rally support…and their efforts are working.

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What is “New” In Adopting New Membership or Business Models?

SocialFish

Her monthly column for us will focus on what Anna calls “the building blocks for constructing new membership and business models” for associations. I have been preaching model change for years.

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4 Straightforward Benefits of Converting to an “Open Garden” Community Model

SocialFish

We’ve also put forth suggestions on how to implement an open community and the positive changes that will follow. Momentum is an invaluable resource in the world of associations, and we want to provide you with plenty of fuel to make these changes!

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How the Workplace is Changing

Connection Cafe

We’ve seen leaps in technology over the last few decades, shifts in the global economy and industry needs, and a new generation maturing into the workforce and roles of prominence, so it stands to reason that the way people think about and practice our work will begin to change, and it has. . As the conversation progresses, Gary turns to the idea that we are moving from an industrial era model to a digital economy and what that means for the workforce.

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Nonprofit Disruption: Evolving Models of Engagement and Support

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

DISRUPTION: Evolving Models of Engagement and Support. My colleagues at The Monitor Institute just published a study called “ Disruption: Evolving Models of Engagement and Support ,&# a national study of member-based advocacy organizations.

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Data+Culture Change+Digital = Awesome at #ideas16

SocialFish

By rethinking their entire membership model, re-examining their member needs and digital habits, and re-evaluating collaborative relationships with partner organizations, discover how one small staff association is doing big things to redesign how they provide member value.

Best Practices for Nonprofit Financial Health, Part Two: Smart Nonprofit Business Models

BoardAssist

In this second part of the series, Alice Antonelli, Director for Advisory Services at NFF, shares more terrific advice and insights on financial health and nonprofit business models. Best Practices for Nonprofit Financial Health, Part Two: Smart Nonprofit Business Models.

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The Art Of Change Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Art of Change Leadership demystifies the psychology behind our reactions to change and offers a powerful collection of tools to inspire individual and collective transformation quickly and more effectively, explains author of the new book, Cheryl Cran.

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Data+Culture Change+Digital = Awesome at #ideas16

SocialFish

By rethinking their entire membership model, re-examining their member needs and digital habits, and re-evaluating collaborative relationships with partner organizations, discover how one small staff association is doing big things to redesign how they provide member value. Faced with a shifting business environment and their scientific journal-based business model at risk from open access, ASPB is completely rethinking how they provide value to members.

Organizational Social Relationship Models and Strategies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine and I have been noodling with an evaluation model that looks social media from an organizational perspective - from social networks to social capital (relationships) to action in the real world. These points also make me think about an organizational listening/learning model.

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Pro Bono Role Model of the Year

Frogloop

Then you must nominate them to Taproot Foundation’s first-ever Pro Bono Role Model of the Year. The winner will receive the title of Taproot Foundation’s first-ever Pro Bono Role Model of the Year and represent the foundation at the 2011 National Conference on Volunteering and Service from June 6 – 8 in New Orleans, Louisiana! Perhaps one of you social change Frogloopers will take the prize! Do you know a mom or dad who is a professional superhero?

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Change Ahead: I'm Shifting from Local to Global in 2019

Museum 2.0

We now have a wholly community-rooted model, working with over 2,000 local partners annually to plan, produce, and share exhibitions and events. I have some big news to share.

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How Corporate Responsibility Software is Changing to Meet Market Demands

Givinga

The change is driven by employees and customers asking for more from corporate giving programs. In this article, we’ll look at some of these changing market demands. Modern platforms and services have to change to help companies adapt their programs to meet additional demands.

What The Cloud Changes About Nonprofit Tech

TechImpact

you need to add new users, or change the functionality / permissions of a particular sect of users. What the cloud does is change your IT costs from a capital expense to an operation expense. This payment model is more flexible, and in almost all cases, cheaper.

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Are Social Enterprises Viable Models for Funding Nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

In order to make change that is sustainable and scalable, additional funding sources need to be considered to help nonprofits achieve their core missions. Social enterprise models may well offer an answer. Should nonprofits become more aggressive in adopting new business models that can add needed revenue? What are the downsides and dangers in pursuing new models? These social enterprise efforts can add a business model by creating sustainable revenue.

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What A Change Leader Does

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Art of Change Leadership demystifies the psychology behind our reactions to change and offers a powerful collection of tools to inspire individual and collective transformation quickly and more effectively, explains author of the book, Cheryl Cran.

Change Happens. Are you ready?

SocialFish

Change Readiness Challenge. So are you ready for change? Change; are you ready? Change is eternal. Dealing with change is like dealing with ice cream. The point is, we know the change is coming and we can prepare. But how should you change?

How To Be A Change Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Art of Change Leadership demystifies the psychology behind our reactions to change and offers a powerful collection of tools to inspire individual and collective transformation quickly and more effectively, explains author of the book, Cheryl Cran.

Transmedia — Making Change Across Mediums

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Transmedia – Making Change Across Mediums by Danny Alpert, Executive Director, Kindling Group and Executive Producer, See3 Communications. I became a documentary filmmaker to tell meaningful stories that explore social issues and inspire change.

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Value, Ease of Use, and Social Use: Adoption Readiness in Nutshell

Connection Cafe

Unfortunately, this is … Technology Adoption Readiness Change Management Ease of Use Human Factors Social Use TAM Technology Acceptance Model ValueWhat’s the point of technology if no one uses it?

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#11NPD: Impact, Brand, and Business Model

Tech Soup Blog

In the panel Rethinking Strategy: The Intersection of Impact, Brand, and Business Model, three experts defined these terms and illustrated their use for effective nonprofit communications. Model Behavior. Delivery and communications are the business model.

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The Changing Landscape of Nonprofit Technology (and What It Means for Your Org)

Connection Cafe

The emergence of cloud technology has changed the way people around the world work, communicate, share information, and support causes. The Changing Landscape of Technology. And changes do not need to be applied to everyone’s individual computer.

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Book Review: Cause for Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m getting a jump on my summer reading! Colleagues Kari Dunn Saratovsky and Derrick Feldmann have published a new book called Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement.

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Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0 Consequently, traditional frameworks and tools focused on organizational branding, production models, capacity-building, and competitive strategy don’t work as well in this new paradigm. Call this “social change 2.0”. Photo by Beth Kanter.

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Book Review: Connecting to Change the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Almost tend years ago, they co-wrote “Net Gains,” one of the first practical handbooks on building and working in networks for social change. They have joined forces and along with John Cleveland, have written “ Connecting to Change the World.”

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Developing a Theory of Change, Part 1: A Logical Process

Museum 2.0

This is the first in a two-part series about the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History’s new theory of change. This week, Ian David Moss and I are each writing blog posts about our collaborative process to develop a theory of change at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History.

Instead of Selling Objects, Build Public Trust

Museum 2.0

Food banks have an auction-based model. business models institutional changeYou run a regional museum. It's been struggling financially for years. Now, you have a new vision--co-created with trustees and community leaders--for a path forward.

New Models for Children's Museums: Wired Classrooms?

Museum 2.0

But the more I learned, the more I wondered where the real threat is, and why children's museums have been so resistant to change. And while they were once ahead of the curve, the lack of change in recent years is becoming more noticeable.

Data+Culture Change+Digital = Awesome at #ideas16

SocialFish

By rethinking their entire membership model, re-examining their member needs and digital habits, and re-evaluating collaborative relationships with partner organizations, discover how one small staff association is doing big things to redesign how they provide member value.

Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Read through it and look for 1) a story of some kind (could be from the news or otherwise), 2) a clear theory of change, and 3) specific, tangible ask. As End of Year Fundraising quickly approaches we've started to think of what you can do now to ensure a successful fundraising season.

13 Women Changing the World

Have Fun - Do Good

Today I saw a blog post on Twitter about 10 Men with the Capacity to Change the World. I've interviewed soooo many amazing women for the Big Vision Podcast who are changing the world that I thought I'd post a sampler of interviews with 13 women from over the last four years.

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8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

Strategy is knowing your organization’s business model. There are a number of good resources out there for mapping your organization’s business model, including The Business Model Canvas. What is their business model?

Repeat After Me: Modeling Multiple Visitation

Museum 2.0

You don't change things often enough," says the person who conveniently deletes monthly emails with info on new exhibits and programs. But we play the story again and again because we are in it, and we can change the outcome. Why don't people come back to museums?

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Agile Planning = a model for strategic thinking?

SocialFish

Through this work we have come to value: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more. Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer's competitive advantage.

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