Difference Between Information Governance And Data Governance

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In today’s digitized world, more and more companies are realizing and utilizing concepts such as Information Governance and data governance to stay on top of the competition. It offers a strategic framework for businesses that want to manage their information.

But Does All The Information Really Mean Anything?

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As I have been completing the research phase of my doctoral project, one thing has become evident: nonprofit leadership, staff and consultants do not lack for information. As a regular provider of information, I find myself convicted. It’s relatively easy to spew out information.

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INFORMED LIBRARIAN ONLINE - Guest Forum

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INFORMED LIBRARIAN ONLINE - Guest Forum : Browsing the internet using your glasses, checking your email with a quick glance at your wrist, and keeping count of how many calories you are burning with your shoes. This functionality isn’t for the world of tomorrow, it’s all wearable technology and it is here today.

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National Information and Referral Services Day

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In 2011 the Senate passed S.RES.241 declaring November 16 as "National Information and Referral Services Day" at the request of the Alliance of Information and Referral Services (AIRS). Information and Referral connects people with services to find a solution to a variety of issues about housing, food, legal issues, family support, health care, jobs, schooling and much more. One such services is 2-1-1 , a phone number used to access information about community services.

Why Data Informed VS Data Driven?

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One of the questions I was asked, ”Why Data Informed? ” Being data-informed is something very different from a data-driven culture. Data-informed cultures are not slaves to their data. A data-informed culture uses measurement to continuously improve.

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News - Local News: Portsmouth News and Information (Portsmouth)

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News - Local News: Portsmouth News and Information (Portsmouth) : "Joshua Shaw, from Portsmouth, Ed Adams, from Pebworth in Warwickshire, both 20, and Qui Mai, 28, from Vietnam will spend six weeks working for the charity Balloon Kenya this summer." ''via Blog this

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British Red Cross appoints its first chief information officer

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British Red Cross appoints its first chief information officer : ''via Blog this

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The Information Diet: Not Just A Book, A Movement For Conscious Consumption of Information

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I’ve been curating resources and teaching workshops on the topic of information coping skills for a couple of years. This was in the era before Facebook and there was far less information available compared today. (My To encourage consumption of local information.

Martus 4.5: Lowering the Barrier to Better Information Security through Strong Crypto

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of Martus —our free, open source, secure information collection and management software—which includes major updates and usability improvements. Our goal is to make it far easier for groups that work with vulnerable populations keep the sensitive information they collect confidential.

Attention Nonprofit #datanerds: Data-Informed Fundraising!

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We may need to start wearing these here! RT @ kanter what every #datanerd needs in their wardrobe – I Love Data T-shirt bit.ly/QlhMt4. QlhMt4. Mission Measurement (@MissionMeasure) September 5, 2012.

PHILANTHROPY 2173: Ozone of Information

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The Information Overload Calculator

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Steve Rubel has a post pointing to an " Information Overload Calculator " from the research firm Basex that is estimating that information overload costs the U.S. The paper does not discuss the role of information overload in the context of social media use. Photo by Breakmould.

LinkedIn is Great.But Not as Your Community Platform — Mizz Information

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LinkedIn is Great.But Not as Your Community Platform — Mizz Information : I know this topic has been discussed to death, particularly in the association community, but I just can''t help weighing in again after seeing it come up yet again in the ASAE LinkedIn group.

Thomson Reuters Foundation | News, Information and Connections for Action

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Thomson Reuters Foundation | News, Information and Connections for Action : A World Vision staff member scans the barcode on a piece of paper given to the people affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Taken on Jan 23 in the municipality of Dagami, Leyte Province. THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION/Thin Lei Win

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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Whether you’re new to peer-to-peer fundraising or a veteran, the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum conference will connect you with the big ideas, practical information and connections you need to run more successful campaigns. It's finally here!

Where TechSoup Gets Its Tech Information

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We thought we’d give you a little glimpse behind the curtain on where we get our technology information. TechSoup is a great hive of smart people interested in technologies for good.

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#13ntc Nonprofit Technology Conference: Plenary Session on Failing Informatively

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Plenary: Placing Little Bets: Failing Informatively for NPTECH Innovation: Beth Kanter, Erin Shy, Megan Kashner, Brian Reich, Allison Burns. Leave a comment if you do training internationally and want to do a “trade craft” informal session. Gaping Void Cartoons.

ISIS - Internet Sexuality Information Services

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Through the Full Circle Fund , where I spoke recently on a panel with Premal Shah of Kiva.org, I had the chance to meet the third panelist, Deb Levine of ISIS. It's great to meet a new technology social entrepreneur who is so on top of the latest social technologies! Kiva's cool, of course, but everybody already knows that!] ISIS has a mission around sex ed and STD prevention, and has an array of clever and innovative uses of the web and mobile communications to advance their mission.

Pamal Broadcasting Keeps Local Residents Informed & Safe through Instant Alerts

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The company sends out instant SMS alerts to help keep their communities informed and safe. The station inputs the information into an XML document, which is automatically scanned every 15 minutes. That information goes to the DJs and into our texting program.

Young People Are Skeptical of Information Learned on Twitter - Pacific Standard: The Science of Society

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Young People Are Skeptical of Information Learned on Twitter - Pacific Standard: The Science of Society : t’s reasonable to fear that social media could exacerbate this problem. It finds that a sample of college students were, in fact, less likely to fall for false information if it had been presented to them in a Twitter format

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

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Finally, their donation form is equipped with EveryAction’s FastAction network, meaning that if their donor has taken prior action on an EveryAction form, their information will be autofilled, making the process of completing their donation quick and easy.

How An Informal Nonprofit Employee Champion Program Can Benefit A One-Person Communications Dept.

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He created an informal employee champion program. He launched the informal employee champions program with a fellow interning at his agency. Are you an one-person communications department?

Dirty data be gone! Five tips to spring-clean your database - Information, research and resources for fundraisers and their leaders

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Five tips to spring-clean your database - Information, research and resources for fundraisers and their leaders : "What about your database? Wouldn’t it be wonderful to run a mailing list or generate a report knowing that the information could immediately be sent to the mail house or presented to your senior leadership team? Dirty data be gone!

Chattanooga Uses Mobile Messaging to Keep Citizens Informed and Safe

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When issues like severe weather or transit problems threatened, Chattanooga wanted to keep people informed and safe. They realized that a mobile list could help them reach out to people with emergency information, and also keep citizens engaged around local issues.

Data Digest: Introducing the Information Chef

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I'm Steve, a data scientist working with the team at TechSoup and I'm starting a biweekly conversation about how we can all use data and information to drive smarter decisions. A Recipe for Information Success. That's why I call myself the Information Chef.

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5 tips for data and information management in a mobile world

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Last week we discussed how mobility is simply not just about technology anymore. As you look ahead to 2013, consider these five tips for managing the mobile world. Mobile Computing data Mobile security

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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

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Keep them informed about the organization's’ strategy and focus. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself.

Why Online Community is About More Than Community for Associations — Mizz Information

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Why Online Community is About More Than Community for Associations — Mizz Information : Why Online Community is About More Than Community for Associations There’s been a flurry of attention over a recent Associations Now story about how Doximity, a private online community for physicians, is outpacing the AMA in terms of membership.

Keeping Your Nonprofit’s Donor Information Safe

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The post Keeping Your Nonprofit’s Donor Information Safe appeared first on The See3 Blog. Once upon a time, we lived in a world where it was easy to believe that nonprofits -- the moral compasses of our day -- were off limits for those seeking vengeance or any other malicious act. Those days are gone, and nonprofits can no longer afford to dismiss these challenges as problems bigger than their purview.

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techPresident – Information Age Volunteerism - Open Sourced! Crowdsourced!

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techPresident – Information Age Volunteerism - Open Sourced! Information Age Volunteerism - Open Sourced! My mom friended me on Facebook last week - we've formally entered the Information Age. Crowdsourced!: Crowdsourced!My The transformation touches so many aspects of our lives, from family relationships to the seeds of our economy. But despite my mom's online habits (and the empirical evidence it

14NTC Scammer Warning and Information

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For the Marriott Wardman Park''s contact information and other travel resources for the conference, please visit: [link].

Happy Information Overload Awareness Day! Here's Some TIps for Reducing It!

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Photo by Monster Today is Information Overload Awareness Day. The purpose is to call attention to the problem of Information Overload, how it impacts both individuals and organizations, and what can be done to lessen its impact. Take my information overload quiz.

Encouraging Grantmakers to Spread Technology Information

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Thus, if information passed to foundations would generally find its way to nonprofits, we could dramatically increase the amount of information and resources that nonprofits have at their disposal. Most foundations, however, are aware of TechSoup – many just haven’t thought about, or aren’t comfortable with, the idea of passing the information on to their grantees. In fact, most funders, in our experience, don't pass on information to grantees.

Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote

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Just including that piece of information we’ve found significantly increases our engagement. It enables us to know enough information about someone to mobilize them in targeted ways. Rock the Vote has been mobilizing the youth vote for almost 30 years.

New Report! Collected Voices: Data-Informed Nonprofits

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What happens when nonprofits make a real commitment to collect healthy data about their programs and operations; manage it well; and make savvy, data-informed decisions? >> Download Collected Voices: Data-Informed Nonprofits !

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The Power of Information: New Technologies for Philanthropy and Development

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Description : The Indigo Trust and Institute for Philanthropy, working closely with The Omidyar Network will convene this conference on how the developing world is using information technology to improve social outcomes. Our aim is to help philanthropists and the donor community understand what information and communications technology can do to improve philanthropic interventions across all sectors in the developed and developing world. Date : September 15, 2011.

In earthquake-ravaged Nepal, the BBC is using messaging app Viber to share information and safety tips » Nieman Journalism Lab

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In earthquake-ravaged Nepal, the BBC is using messaging app Viber to share information and safety tips » Nieman Journalism Lab : "In the aftermath of last week’s earthquake that devastated Nepal, BBC News is today launching an account on the messaging app Viber to publish news, information, and tips for staying safe as the country continues to recover." 'via

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Data Are Not Information

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By Jeff Stanger, Director, Center for Digital Information We are obsessed with data — big data, open data, linked data, personal data, government data, visualized data. It's important that we don't confuse "data" for "information." Data are only the raw material of information. Unlike data alone, information carries meaning, relevance and utility. So how do we get from data to information? Information equals data plus communication.

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Tips for Libraries Providing Health Information Training

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Thinking about providing health information training for your community? Dana Abbey is the Health Information Literacy Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental region. Information Rx has free materials.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

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The Hispanic Institute is a nonprofit organization that provides an effective education forum for an informed and empowered Hispanic America.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

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In the age of hyper-personalized content, setting fundraisers up for success means ensuring access to as much information as possible. This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about.

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Does Your Information Technology Department Report to the CEO? If Not, Why Not? - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

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Does Your Information Technology Department Report to the CEO? If Not, Why Not? - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly : The accounting firm of Tate & Tyron has done a small survey of nonprofit leaders that finds that the IT departments of most nonprofits do not report to the executive, instead being held within operations or finance departments. In fact, only 13 percent report to the CEO, while 38 percent report to the CFO or COO.

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5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

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Take note of the type of theme and messaging that your list responds to and use this to inform future campaigns. There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits.

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