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. Knowledge management has become an important part of Idealware’s evolution. Speaking of knowledge, we have an article on that: [link].)

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.

[New Quiz] Test & Refresh Your Knowledge of Trends in Charitable Giving

Connection Cafe

Take a quick quiz to test and refresh your knowledge of trends in Charitable Giving. We’re halfway through 2017 but that doesn’t mean we’re done learning from 2016 just yet!

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Wisdom Versus Knowledge

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Knowledge is the process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification -- Martin H. Fischer. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management

Knowledge Versus Wisdom

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Knowledge is the process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification -- Martin H. Fischer. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Quotes Management Quotes

Flat World Knowledge Partnership

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

By announcing we're doing open content college textbooks with Flat World Knowledge, a cool for-profit startup. We got great feedback about our announcement a couple of weeks ago about doing open content textbooks for K-12, thanks for funding from the US Department of Education. How were we going to top that one? I mentioned meeting one of their key people at BYU last month in a recent Beneblog post.

Realignment #3: From Passive Knowledge to Collaborative Discovery

SocialFish

In the age of knowledge an organization’s learning capabilities constitute competitive necessity. Learning,” however, is not synonymous with mastery or passive knowledge. From The Demand Perspective Leading From the Outside.

Building our Membership Knowledge Base

Wild Apricot Blog

We're conducting an online survey to find out what topics we should address in our Membership Knowledge Hub this Fall. Membership Knowledge HubWe hope you'll participate!

New Benchmarks for Success in the Knowledge Age

SocialFish

How meaningful and reliable are these numbers in the knowledge age? AMSA and others in our study illustrate some of the new capabilities that enable success in the knowledge age and a set of different measures for assessing it.

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. Yet, non-members add to the conversation and bring more value to the Knowledge Network. Check them out: Alliance’s Knowledge Network home page.

Knowledge Goes Further in the Internet Age [Infographic]

SocialFish

Useful Data

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Hispanic Heritage Month, officially founded in 1968 , occurs each year from September 15 to October 15, a period which includes the anniversary of independence of eight Latin American countries. During National Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S.,

#Storymakers2014 Global Tweet Chat Explodes with Knowledge

Tech Soup Blog

As the conversation moved east around the globe, we witnessed an explosion of storytelling knowledge. Special guest Shradha Sharma, founder of YourStory.com , shared more valuable knowledge. To mine all of the knowledge shared, TechSoup created a Storify for the whole event.

Test Your Security Knowledge and Win an Amazon Gift Card!

Tech Soup Blog

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!

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.

Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Yet, there's also an inverse relationship between the size of a list and your knowledge of its contacts. Building out an email list is a science; each factor from your subject line to the length of your email body, to the timing of your send can contribute to your list growth.

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Screencasting of Tacit Knowledge

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

John Udell articulates a reason why screencasting is really cool: In my talk I suggested that this kind of unconscious transmission of tacit knowledge may be a key rationale for the practice of pair programming. Two programmers, working side by side, exchange tacit knowledge by osmosis.

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.

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

This data will give you real-time knowledge of confirmed attendees, and help you follow up with supporters to make sure you get as many attendees as possible. Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time.

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

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These boiled to do: Lack of strategy, capacity issues, adoption issues, and lack of measurement techniques and approaches. I used their problems to share a few points about how to begin to address those challenges, holding the space for other participants to add their knowledge.

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. In my experience, for information to be truly organizational knowledge, at the very minimum four things must be true: It must be written down so it cannot walk out the door.

Strengthen Your Community with a Knowledge Sharing Network

NTEN

Consider how you can support more robust knowledge sharing. By providing your stakeholders with a dedicated place to share knowledge with one another, community building happens naturally. What is a knowledge sharing network? Knowledge is a lofty word. A robust knowledge sharing network might involve people sharing resources, best practices, worst practices, just-in-time information, quick tips, and deep thinking, all focused on a specific topic.

8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The knowledge you gain will allow you to ask the right questions during the RFP process and can be a huge asset at the negotiating table.

Groundwire Knowledge Share: Social Media Content for Nonprofits

GroundWire

We have a very exciting knowledge share coming in August. Content people! Groundwire Board Member Emily Warn leads writing workshops with her. Two Pens co-founder Cynthia Hartwig and they have graciously offered to. present a social media content workshop free of charge to the Groundwire community. Building a useful social network requires more than. just putting up a Facebook page, opening a Twitter account, or even. designing a great strategy. Every strategy succeeds or fails based on.

Open Challenges Harness Local Knowledge for Local Change

Tech Soup Blog

Since the first NetSquared challenge in 2006, TechSoup has continued to offer people and organizations opportunities to connect, share ideas, and collaborate; they work on solutions online and offline through events, meetups, and hackathons.

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Associated Knowledge: Honest Signals in Music

Network-Centric Advocacy

Great video from World Science Festival link from Associated Knowledge World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale from World Science Festival on Vimeo.

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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. 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

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 !

Common Knowledge Explains Quick-Conversion Program

Frogloop

Common Knowledge's Rapid Donor Cultivation (RDC) program attempts to wed these two strategies by focusing on both the long-term ROI and the elapsed time to the first gift.

What's New in the Membership Knowledge Hub?

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's an update of new resources that are now available in our Membership Knowledge Hub. Resources membership

2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

NetWits

Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report.

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. So I suspect Phil's approach to knowledge management is going to become more popular in the next few years.

Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012

NetWits

These insights were gleaned from over 3,500 respondents to a survey sent out by Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge. Social Media 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Report Blackbaud Common Knowledge NTEN Social networking for nonprofits

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. I just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA.

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

Take the Wild Apricot Test: How much Nonprofit Knowledge Do You Know

Wild Apricot Blog

Take our test to see how much Wild Apricot knowledge you've picked up! Wild Apricot is jam-packed (apricot jam that is) with tonnes of resources to help you succeed with your organization. management membership events evaluation test apricot

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Knowledge Management and Global Development: Who, What, and How

Influence

This week, I attended a working group meeting at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Communication Programs that focused on knowledge management in the international development sector. We heard presentations by two KM thought leaders: Last week, I attended a working group meeting at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Communication Programs that focused on knowledge management in the international development sector.

Knowledge in the Public Interest Announces Blog

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

via an email from Diania Woolis The KPI blog will explore diverse facets of knowledge management practice, research, and theory -- from community of practice (COP) strategy, to emerging technologies, to conferences and events taking place around the world. We're excited to share what we're discovering about knowledge management for the nonprofit, public, and philanthropic sectors as we do our work -- and for you to post your critiques and ideas.

Take the Wild Apricot Test: How much Wild Apricot Knowledge Have You Picked Up

Wild Apricot Blog

Take our test to see how much Wild Apricot knowledge you've picked up! Wild Apricot is jam-packed (apricot jam that is) with tonnes of resources to help you succeed with your organization. management membership events evaluation test apricot

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Michael Stein on Surfing the Knowledge Stream

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Michael Stein has written a piece entitled " Surfing the Knowledge Stream of Best Practices in Nonprofit Internet Use " In the article he shares the specific resources he reads every day. He includes blogs, along with email discussion forums and e-newsletters as three pillars of online knowledge.

Introducing the Membership Knowledge Hub -- Helpful Resources for Small Organizations

Wild Apricot Blog

Introducing a new online resource "Hub" for volunteers and staff of small membership organizations. Check out articles and "how-to" guides on membership management, communications, event management and much more. Resources membership Wild Apricot

Video from our Knowledge Share on Social Media 2012 is here

GroundWire

Earlier this month we hosted a Social Media 2012 Knowledge Share at the Groundwire office in Seattle. Our Knowledge Shares are free events where people from the social change/technology/environmental movement and beyond gather to talk about the latest trends. Huge thanks to our three great speakers: Gideon Rosenblatt of Alchemy of Change, Chris Bast of Climate Solutions, and Nicole Lampe of Resource Media.