Good Governance Makes Data the Asset It Should Be

.orgSource

Or is your data dilemma more like a recurring headache? Data shouldn’t be a challenge. Two-point-five quintillion bytes of data are generated online daily, according to SaaS Scout Research Group. Data is the meta product of every sale. Is a hacker haunting your future?

How to Get Actionable Data From Surveys – 11/3/21

Association Analytics

The post How to Get Actionable Data From Surveys – 11/3/21 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Culture Executive Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data Technology

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Announcing the 2021 Open Data Project!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Open data is the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use a nd republish as they wish. The Open Data Project seeks to gain a better understanding of how NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising.

[DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About Nonprofit Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2021 Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising. The survey data is available in real-time by region and country. Why the Open Data Project?

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How to Use Data to Support Your Strategic Goals

Association Analytics

The post How to Use Data to Support Your Strategic Goals appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Data Culture Executive Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Dirty Data

Association Analytics

The post How to Overcome Your Fear of Dirty Data appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Adoption Data Culture Data Governance

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[DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2021 Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising. See Also: [DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About Nonprofit Websites. Why the Open Data Project?

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Data Exchange For Coordinated Care Data Hubs

VisionLink

More and more our conversations are focused on Community Information Exchange Systems, Health Care Exchanges, Coordinated Care, Comprehensive Disaster Relief systems and similar opportunities to join efforts--and combine data--to leverage the work of many organizations for better outcomes.

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[DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About How Nonprofits Use Email for Digital Marketing and Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2021 Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising. Why the Open Data Project? Open Data Project Sponsors.

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Donor Data Management Dictionary

3rd Sector Labs

Every nonprofit needs a data management plan, especially for their donor data. The plan needs to address a variety of topics, such as data hygiene and enrichment , data usage in various communications activities , input/output management, and more. To help with your donor data management planning, we have created a Donor Data Management Dictionary to help you make sense of all the data jargon as it applies to the nonprofit organization’s business needs.

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How to Prepare Donor Data Reports for Your Board Members

Bloomerang

A major part of connecting with these individuals and optimizing the giving experience is utilizing the data you collect about their giving trends to inform your future fundraising decisions. . As a fundraising coordinator who prepares these reports, you work with this data every day.

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The Role of Data Warehouses in Nonprofit Technology Strategies

Cloud 4 Good

When you migrate to Salesforce, you become deeply familiar with your organization’s data—the volume, the quality, and the insights it can provide. You carefully analyze and map your legacy data, populating your new system until it’s full of your organization’s history.

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Is Your Association Using Data to Increase Event Revenue?

Association Analytics

Whichever format you choose, you should consider your historical event data as you develop your event marketing strategy. Be deliberate as you start to dig into the data you need. In our previous blog posts on retention and product value , we illustrated how data isn’t one dimensional.

Data hoarding: Does the term apply to your donor data?

3rd Sector Labs

Is your organization is a donor data hoarder? Data hoarding extends far beyond just your donor data and CRM software. It applies to outcome measurements, web traffic, social media data, emails, image files, document versioning, backups, backups of backups, etc. All data needs to be managed. Email data is overwhelming corporate America. But for our purposes, let’s narrow the focus to donor data. The costs of managing too much bad data.

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Don’t Fear Your Dirty Data

Association Analytics

The concept of “dirty data” and how to approach it can be daunting. Simply put, dirty data is data that is inaccurate, incomplete, inconsistent, duplicative, or outdated. Identify your unique data challenges. Quality : How up-to-date is your data?

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[DATA] The 10 Most Effective Digital Marketing & Fundraising Tools

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2021 Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising. Why the Open Data Project? Open Data Project Sponsors.

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AANA Uses Data-Driven Insights to Increase Non-Dues Revenue and Create World-Class Member Experiences

Association Analytics

The post AANA Uses Data-Driven Insights to Increase Non-Dues Revenue and Create World-Class Member Experiences appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Data Quality Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data

AANA Uses Data-Driven Insights to Increase Non-Dues Revenue and Create World-Class Member Experiences

Association Analytics

The post AANA Uses Data-Driven Insights to Increase Non-Dues Revenue and Create World-Class Member Experiences appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Data Quality Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data

Top 10 Tough Donor Data Migration Decisions

3rd Sector Labs

If you’ve migrated donor data from one CRM to another, no doubt you have dealt with a lot of difficult decisions. In fact, our donor data migration clients often express surprise at the number of decisions they have to make. In this post, we discuss our list of Top 10 Tough Donor Data Migration Decisions. We hope this provides guidance that will help you plan all aspects of your next data migration. ’ It’s a critical part of any data management plan.

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Don't Let Association Data Myths Hold Back Your Analytics

Association Analytics

The three most common myths that hold associations back from getting started on their analytics journey are data cleanliness, data governance and data strategy. Myth 1: My Association’s Data Is Not Clean Enough for Analysis. “I’m Ready to start your data analytics journey?

Bright Data: World-Leading Data Collection Network

Find the free stuff

Luminati Networks becomes Bright Data is a sign of where they are headed. With the rising technology, there is a need for transparent data collection in over four billion webpages. You therefore need a versatile data collector with automated scraping technology, like Bright Data.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Leverage Social Media Data & Analytics to Attract New Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The key to building a digital strategy that works is DATA. In this session, I’ll guide you through a DIY Social Media Audit to leverage your online data to attract new donors or accomplish any goal! Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT.

Data Health and Integration for Foundations Part 2: Business Imperatives

sgEngage

But for foundation professional teams it makes for a lot of data and information to be managed, surrounding both the contributions and the distributions. These are: Data health and integration – there’s a brief refresher from part 1 of this series immediately below.

How Nonprofits Can Leverage Data Visualization

TechSoup

Graphic Design Marketing and Communications Data ManagementReporting on various programs and projects is an integral part gauging the success of your nonprofit's activities. This exercise is crucial not only to internal stakeholders, but also to funders, donors, and the world at large.

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The Ice Bucket Challenge Epilogue: Data

3rd Sector Labs

Let me offer one piece of advice: let’s not get distracted by the story and instead focus on the epilogue – the Ice Bucket Epilogue: it’s about the data. It’s true – Mashable reported this amazing data milestone in September. It’s all about the data. From “Found Money” to “Found Data” With the $100M windfall came something just as important – 2.4 That data is the Ice Bucket Challenge Epilogue.

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9/8/21 – How to Use Data to Support Your Strategic Goals

Association Analytics

The post 9/8/21 – How to Use Data to Support Your Strategic Goals appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Planning & Strategy

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Data Health and Integration Fundamentals for Foundations

sgEngage

And, as foundations take better advantage of technology, effective data management becomes not only advantageous but downright essential. Effective data management will certainly bolster operational efficiencies on the one hand and comprehensive reporting on the other.

Using Data to Inform Your Membership Decisions

Joy of Membership

Jamie Beaulieu and I had a great conversation on this week’s podcast about how membership organizations can use data to inform decision-making and strategy. So speaking of data, 2nd quarter is well underway. Happy Tuesday!

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Webinar Recap: NCACPA Leverages Data to Inform Key Business Decisions

Association Analytics

As part of their mission to serve their members, NCACPA has been focused on analyzing their member data to influence decisions that impact the member experience.

How to Use Data to Create Relevant Content

Association Analytics

The post How to Use Data to Create Relevant Content appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention

Does your charity have too much data?

3rd Sector Labs

How do you know when your organization is storing and using too much data? In fact, being in the nonprofit data services business, we get asked lots of questions about how to obtain more donor data, better data, the right data. Few customers ask us “When is there too much data?” Let’s use donor data for our discussion. Too much data vs data hoarding. There is a difference between too much data and hoarding data.

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More fundraising software = more data headaches

3rd Sector Labs

Let’s face it … there is a direct relationship between the number of fundraising software systems we are using and the data problems we are creating for ourselves. More fundraising software = more data headaches. All that, and we aren’t touching on the implications of accounting, systems integrations, data warehousing, ad hoc databases, and search. Second, nonprofits are not littered with technology experts and data scientists.

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How to Boost Your Event Registration Revenue with Data

Association Analytics

The post How to Boost Your Event Registration Revenue with Data appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Events Marketing

Stop the Daisy Chain of Bad Data Management

3rd Sector Labs

The root cause of bad data management for any organization – for-profit, nonprofit or government – can usually be found in the data management paradigm itself. The most damaging data management paradigm – one that is commonly found among nonprofits – is what I call “the daisy chain of bad data management.” But they always check our data for leads. What this client is describing is the “daisy chain of bad data management.”

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In conversation: Using data to deepen understanding

Candid

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is making a bold and public move to use Candid’s GuideStar profile and demographic survey to track data from grant applicants and recipients. I’d like to start by hearing why the Packard Foundation felt it needed to make a change in how it gathers data.

Clean Up Your Act: Donor Data Management for Nonprofits

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes Clean Up Your Act: Donor Data Management for Nonprofits. OUR top 3 reasons why CLEAN DATA matters: Cleaner data gives you better, more actionable (and searchable) info. Focusing on data hygiene offers a myriad of benefits to your organization.

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How to Use Data to Drive Your Content Strategy

Association Analytics

Using data in your content strategy will help you identify what content members value most, what isn’t resonating and what needs to be tweaked. Here are some tips for using data to create relevant content for your members and customers. This is essentially data collection.

Exploring Data for Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The world is undergoing a data revolution, and the social sector is no exception. Social enterprises are collecting more and more data: data about social problems; data about intervention outcomes; data for collective impact; data for learning; data for dashboards to better operate their enterprises; data for funders; and the list goes on. Yet, social enterprises arent typically made up of data geeks.

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Data quality vs. data quantity: let’s end the debate!

3rd Sector Labs

When it comes to nonprofit data, especially donor data, there’s a running debate. Which is more important, data quality or quantity? Like the old Miller Lite commercials, ‘ Tastes Great vs. Less Filling ‘ Your nonprofit organization needs to acquire new donors (data quantity), but you also need the ‘right’ data in order to foster better, longer term relationships (data quality). Donor data quality must come first.

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Fundraising data analytics – mining the gold in your own backyard

3rd Sector Labs

Fundraising data analytics is becoming more popular – and more necessary in today’s philanthropy marketplace. Nicole Wallace at The Chronicle of Philanthropy wrote a terrific piece this week, ‘Fundraisers Reap Millions by Using Data Gold Mine’ Fundraising data analytics is the equivalent of mining the gold in our own nonprofit backyards. Admittedly, for many of us in the sector, the very mention of ‘data analytics’ sounds intimidating.

Keeping Your Data Safe: Protecting HIPAA with Salesforce

Cloud 4 Good

With the wide-ranging consequences of last year’s Blackbaud breach still being felt by many across industries today, this breach was so devastating because Blackbaud was unable to say what exact data was touched.

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Building a Data-Driven Future for Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

In 2021 Nonprofits have a choice to make: continue to operate the same way they always have, or embrace a modern data-forward approach to fundraising. Analytics Software/Technology Strategic Planning Data analytics

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How to Use Data to Drive Your Content Strategy

Association Analytics

Using data in your content strategy will help you identify what content members value most, what isn’t resonating and what needs to be tweaked. Here are some tips for using data to create relevant content for your members and customers