Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes – Guest Post by Kelcie Tacchi. Like many nonprofits, the rapidly evolving environment around and within us was littered by a practice of ad hoc documentation and person to person knowledge sharing.

Defining Knowledge Management for Your Organization

Idealware

There was no need to ensure that anyone else could use Idealware’s growing base of knowledge because I was the entire organization. Together, we’ve built a huge body of information that we need to be able to use quickly and easily to create even more great resources.

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Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days. To meet people where they already are, we created a Facebook group and wiki site to share information.

How to Encourage a Knowledge Sharing Culture

NTEN

Knowledge sharing adds another layer of social media value to the organization, a feedback loop for your social media efforts, an integrated approach to being social. Instead of siloing information, turn it around. Knowledge sharing results in stronger organizations that have a broader knowledge base about its online stakeholders and a wide net of useful information to meet organizational goals Debra Askanase. Partner. Socialbrite.

Test Your Security Knowledge and Win an Amazon Gift Card!

Tech Soup Blog

Need some more information before you start the quiz? Are you a trivia master? Or a security enthusiast? Put your security smarts to the test and take the weekly security quiz brought to you by Symantec!

Encouraging Grantmakers to Spread Technology Information

Idealware

We've been working with grantmakers for quite a while now -- we've had the privilege to be funded by a number actively support technology education and knowledge sharing, and we've also been working to increase funders' comfort level with providing support in this area (for instance, our free " Raising Your Network's Technology IQ " seminar walks through a number of free and low cost ways to provide technology help to a network of grantees).

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Nonprofits Value a Facebook Like at $214.81

NetWits

While we were there, Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge released the 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. Key Information. I just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA.

The Knowledge is in the Room: How To Let It Out

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I used a brief pre-survey where I was able to collect information about success stories, challenges, and current social media usage. Watech4good Summit. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

What Flows Through the Network Defines It. Twitter, Facebook, Ebay, Amazon, School Network, Knowledge Networks, Advocacy Networks

Network-Centric Advocacy

We need to do both while constantly developing shared data that informs the network particiapants and the network designers about what is going on, what is working, and what gaps exist. Twitter is Not a Social Network is a really thought provoking riff by Gideon Rosenblatt it also has links to some interesting data analysis of twitter. I agree with the basic trust of the post and it has triggered some clarity about the nature of designing advocacy networks online and offline.

Google Adds Non-Profit Information To Knowledge Graph, Gives Them A Boost With Google Follow Buttons | TechCrunch

AFP Blog

Google Adds Non-Profit Information To Knowledge Graph, Gives Them A Boost With Google Follow Buttons | TechCrunch : Today, Google announced that it’s now filling up its Knowledge Graph with information about nonprofits, which will help people find the organization they’d like to check out and potentially donate to. In its announcement, Google said that this is still in its early rollout phase, with more information being added all the time

What is Online Knowledge? How can OpenCalais help create better Online Knowledge?

Beaconfire Wire

Much has changed since humanity acknowledged the word knowledge and started to classify the various subject matters into categories and taxonomies of learned disciplines. The definition of knowledge is outside the scope of this article because of simple reasons.

NetCentric Advocacy: Data:Information: Knowledge: What can we do in 2 years later?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Presidential Election Markets » October 09, 2007 Data:Information: Knowledge: What can we do in 2 years later? I ran across this one again Link: The Psychology of Information: Why we dont share. I like it because it provides a framework to start to dig into the reasons our movement is broken and it has a nice simple definition break between data, information and knowledge. I use the definitions of data, information and knowledge shown at right.

Growing Organizational Knowledge

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

In the last post I talked about the difficulties we see organizations have in managing knowledge. So often vital information is just in one person's head. We've been finding that the wiki is a perfect place to plant organizational knowledge.

How SMS Can Improve Students’ Study Habits

Mobile Commons

Text out a daily study tip, vocabulary word, or interactive problem to test their knowledge and keep them engaged. Prepare students for test day with reminders and location information. Information Lookup Live SMS Chat Surveys, Polls & Quizzes Text Messaging

Open Community Case Study – Local Government Knowledge Network

SocialFish

Community: Local Government Knowledge Network. In May 2010 ICMA and the Alliance launched the Local Government Knowledge Network. Brian Derr, Chief Information Officer, ICMA. Yet, non-members add to the conversation and bring more value to the Knowledge Network.

How the Nonprofit Sector Can Share What We Learn and Why We Should

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: I’ve been a big believer in shared knowledge and learning for the sector. IssueLab has been working for ten years to apply the age-old knowledge management question, “what if I knew what others know?”

Test Your Security Knowledge and Win an Amazon Gift Card!

Tech Soup Blog

Need some more information before you start the quiz? Are you a trivia master? Or a security enthusiast? Put your security smarts to the test and take the weekly security quiz brought to you by Symantec !

Philanthropy and Sustainable Development: Our Role as Interlocutors for Good

Connection Cafe

By increasing understanding globally, turning information into knowledge and hopefully wisdom, a true dialogue can be had regardless of where people are sitting around the table.

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Myths about Women as.

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. This information seems to have a positive influence on mens giving, but not on womens giving.

Meatball Subs & Knowledge Management

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

And it's a significant story as your organization starts to think about knowledge management. We see lost knowledge gobbling up time and money in our own organization and in the offices of our clients all the time. And one major way knowledge is lost is that the documents in which the relevant knowledge can be found are not easily retrievable. Rapid full text search is a very powerful natural language way to retrieve information.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Why Do People Stop Giving?

ASU Lodestar Center

Manager of Knowledge Resources ASU Lodestar Center Welcome to Research Friday! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. I like to be informed of what the organization is doing, but I dont want mail solicitations.

Not all knowledge is evidence, not all good advocacy is evidence based. Disagree.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Expereince, evidence and knowledge tell us that policy only changes through inspiring action (not just presenting facts). . Evidence is not the same thing as Knowledge – Evidence is usually taken to mean “hard” demonstrable, measurable things. Knowledge (i.e

Lee Bryant at #KMUK10

Amy Sample Ward

I’m here at #KMUK10 , also known as the Knowledge Management UK conference. Value of knowledge is contextual and relative – trying to give it value is a mistake; instead focus on the value of having it and sharing it. We need to free up knowledge in order to have healthier networks to work with. Tags: events presentation information kmuk10 knowledge knowledgemanagement sharing

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Eight Steps to Thriving on Information Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I keep on wanting to update my really " Information Coping Skills " workshop curriculum from almost ten years ago. At Blogher, I got a chance to finally meet Jack Vinson who writes a blog called Knowledge Jot With Jack. His recent post " Eight Steps to Thriving on Information Overload " caught my eye. Rather than fussing about the fact of information overload, Ross Dawson suggests that maybe it is something to thrive on, if managed properly.

ZZStructure: Information Design

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Zzstructure "is a way of representing the structure of information. Because of this a bit of fantasy, creativity and an ability to forget previous knowledge is needed in order to understand Zzstructure. A cell is the basic unit of information of a Zzstructure structure. Cells containing related information can be connected with each other along dimensions, the number of which is unlimited. Every piece of information stored in a digital device using based on Zz!

School's Out for Summer: Don't Miss School Information Administration and Management Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

It’s important that your independent school staff stay up to date on recent trends, industry best practices, and knowledge in order to remain ahead of the competition in maintaining high enrollment and retention numbers. Nicole McGougan is a Blackbaud public relations associate.

Don't let Knowledge Walk Out the Door

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

In a recent post I sounded off about needless complexity in Information Systems and pointed out how it creates, among other problems, a huge knowledge burden: it gets more and more difficult for anyone to understand the system. But even if you try to keep it simple, making sure you have an adequate organizational knowledge base to manage your information system - your hardware, software, website, database, and processes - is quite a challenge.

Dummie's Guide To Delicious and Knowledge Beginning With Misc.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Rather than knowledge ending where the miscellaneous begins, now it's beginning with the miscellaneous. (In We are owning not just our information but the organization of information.

National Rural Health Resource Center Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Topic : Knowledge Networks. Description : This closing keynote focused on the power of knowledge sharing networks and the tools that support them. Conference information. Presentations from 2011 health knowledge sharing networks presentationDate : July 12-13, 2011. Location : Portland, Maine. Related Links : Natural Rural Health Resource Center. Slides.

Member Round Up: Resources and Knowledge Make it Possible

NTEN

If that isn't enough for you, there's also information about video storytelling or connecting on Google+! Luckily, our members have the resources and knowledge to make it all possible. Flickr:Dunechaser NTEN members hope you'll read their ebook, attend webinar, and even host a supper this week. Have more news to share? Drop us a line or include your links in the comments! Points of Light is celebrating the life and teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. through a day of service.

Member Round Up: Resources and Knowledge Make it Possiable

NTEN

If that isn't enough for you, there's also information about video storytelling or connecting on Google+! Luckily, our members have the resources and knowledge to make it all possible. Flickr:Dunechaser NTEN members hope you'll read their ebook, attend webinar, and even host a supper this week. Have more news to share? Drop us a line or include your links in the comments! Points of Light is celebrating the life and teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. through a day of service.

Thriving in the Knowledge Age: Interview with John Falk and Beverly Sheppard, Part 1

Museum 2.0

In 2006, John Falk and Beverly Sheppard, seasoned museum researchers and practitioners, released a co-authored book entitled Thriving in the Knowledge Age: New Business Models for Museums and Other Cultural Institutions. Thriving in the Knowledge Age is very much a business book.

Reorganizing Your Intranet: A Strategic Approach

Beaconfire Wire

So an intranet overhaul requires at least as much attention from a thoughtful information architect as a standard website redesign, to organize and provide access to the content in ways that make sense to its users. Information Architecture Knowledge Management Usability User Experience

NetCentric Advocacy: mapping discussion and information: Presidential Watch 08

Network-Centric Advocacy

Main | Commenting On Your Blog: Zero » March 10, 2008 mapping discussion and information: Presidential Watch 08 This is a very cool tool tracking news and chatter on the election. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

More is Less: Use of Tags As Information Coping Skill

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

David Weinberger wrote posted this interesting twist about information overload : The power of tags shows that the way to manage information overload is more information. Information Anxiety! Information Tidal Wave! ???

Revitalizing Global Partnerships to Further the Sustainable Development Goals

Connection Cafe

The SDG Philanthropy Platform informs and catalyzes collaboration through building awareness and connections between those working in the philanthropic space.

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Learning is the Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you are not already familiar with their work, you will learn a lot about online collaboration, knowledge management, informal learning, and networks by following them. Jane Hart: Jane has been blogging for many years and writes about informal and workplace learning.

12+ Great Ways to Share Your Non-Profit's Knowledge Online

Wild Apricot Blog

Collecting information is a large part of what many non-profit organizations do as a part of their mission. When you need to share that information online, PDF format leaps to mind. But aren’t you just a bit bored by PDFs? Your audience, too, may be looking for something fresh.( read more ). Non-profit Communications

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7 Ways to Use Infographics to Recruit Volunteers and Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story

Connection Cafe

With the growing access to data and data mining tools, nonprofits have a wealth of knowledge to help them like never before. After all, you don’t want to just share numbers and small bits of boring facts—you want to use this information to create content and messages that inspire.

5 Keys to Effective Knowledge Transfer for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot Blog

This blog is sponsored by Wild Apricot membership software : a set of tools for membership administration , event registration , website management , online fundraising - with friendly and knowledgeable tech support. 5 Keys to Effective Knowledge Transfer for Nonprofits. and more precisely, the effective transfer or exchange of knowledge â?? Tailoring the knowledge transfer and exchange strategy to the audienceâ??s SEARCH.

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