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Social Media Can Be the Opposite of a Time-Suck


They released a study in July that suggests use of social media internally can actually improve the productivity of knowledge workers by 25%.

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

According to Rob Cross’s research, knowledge workers spend 90 to 95 per cent of their time on the phone, responding to e-mails or in meetings.

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Realignment #6: Relationship-Driven Leadership


Excerpt from the new book : The Demand Perspective: Leading From the Outside In. ————-. Demand Perspective Featured

Aspiring, Thriving, or Struggling Changemaker? Join us for MuseumCamp 2016.

Museum 2.0

For knowledge workers. MuseumCamp will be August 31-September 2, 2016. This year's theme is CHANGEMAKERS. The 2.5 For designers.

How Online Work Can Save America

Tech Soup Blog

Here's a look at how telework can create jobs for low wage workers. Janah reports that this area of work is doubling in size each year and cites American companies like LiveOps which places tens of thousands call-center workers who work from home. Microwork requires little training, and is paid per task.

Reduce Travel by Telecommuting

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US workers alone commute an average of 10,000 miles per year each and consume 67 billion gallons of gasoline.

Ramping up on Africa

Knowledge workers who don’t understand the constraints they work under are doomed to come up with solutions that will not work. A few weeks ago I felt a change in the force that drives me to do my work. It was a good and welcome change, one of renewed energy and focus. It’s an exciting time! I recommend watching them all!

What Does Big Data Have to Do With Me and My Organization?

Tech Soup Blog

The Open Knowledge Foundation is a great advocacy charity in that field. It was last year as well. What Is Big Data Anyway? ” Uh.

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Social Media and Nonprofits: The Line Between NGTD and ROI

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Stephen Downes points to a post by Tony Karrer with disagreeing with some points in about the value of blogging in Thomas Davenport's book Thinking for a Living: How to Get Better Performances And Results from Knowledge Workers. What's the roi? Are you simply wasting your time? Are you, gasp, "not getting anything done"?

Tagging and Communities of Practice - Reflections from KM

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" Good is advocating for a new type of knowledge worker - he calls them Newsmasters. The person uses a combination of machine automation and topic-specific expert knowledge. I "met" Dorine Ruter when we both participated in the online Web 2.0 and Communities of Practice Online Conference. e-collaboration???

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Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Most creatives and knowledge workers who are not developers. If you are a ‘Circuit Rider’ then re-applying this knowledge makes administrating easier and thus cost effective for 3rd sector organisations. I migrated to making it my primary desktop about a year ago. And, guess what? I’m giving up. So sad.

Nonprofit 2.0… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

For the first time, non-profit workers would be in the same knowledge worker sector as accountants, sales reps, and financiers. Most non-profit workers see themselves as something separate and away from the for-profit sector. It would also change the way we hire workers (and at my org, indeed it has). 4) Yahoo!

Web 2.0 Nonprofit 2.0 Widgets Org 2.0 Second Life | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

However, if you serve those clients with knowledge workers, you may end up with a more cost-effective outcome for that client. Of course, that isn’t their intent but we, as nonprofit technologists, need to focus with laser-like precision upon the real items that are affecting our less technologically-inclined co-workers.

Getting your vendor to support Open Standards | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you’re a nonprofit tech worker and you haven’t signed up to it. Re-empowerment of the nonprofit worker and resulting transformation into a knowledge worker, data re-presented as knowledge – these are all themes for Nonprofit 2.0. 4) Yahoo! Do it now. You won’t be sorry. Be nice. No spam.