How nonprofits can benefit from knowledge management

Socialbrite

Can your team take advantage of the new breed of knowledge management tools? The knowledge and experience its people bring will determine its institutional knowledge and dictate the direction in which it needs to head. This is where knowledge management comes in. .

Building our Membership Knowledge Base

Wild Apricot

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!

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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.

How Wikipedia Faces Emerging Knowledge with Collective Capital

Non Profit Quarterly

On its website, the Wikimedia Foundation describes Wikipedia in bold terms and five languages as “the essential infrastructure for free knowledge.” CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link. February 12, 2020; Marketplace.

How to advance your career? Knowledge, Behaviour, Marketing and Socialising!

Find the free stuff

Knowledge, Behaviour, Marketing and Socialising! How to advance in your career? Learn the best ways to advance your career right here on our informative guide. Career progression is coming! Is it time you earned a promotion? Whether the result is a bigger salary, more status, fulfilling a passion or just to escape your current boss, the benefits of career progression. The post How to advance your career? appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Business

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.

Wisdom Versus Knowledge

Eric Jacobson

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

What's New in the Membership Knowledge Hub?

Wild Apricot

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

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.

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth Kanter

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. Identification of these factors marked the beginning of our journey to discover how to consistently capture and leverage knowledge, information, innovation, and data…of our constituents, our partners and our staff.

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! For the entire month of October, TechSoup and our donor partners will be participating in National Cyber Security Awareness Month (also known as NCSAM). We'll have blog posts, virtual events, resources, and more to help your organization stay secure online.

The Curse of Knowledge: You’re Using Jargon and You Don’t Even Know It

Connection Cafe

That’s what we call the “ Curse of Knowledge ”. With enough effort over time, you’ll break the dreaded Curse of Knowledge. Jargon ( noun) : Special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.

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

Allegiance Group

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. I am not as qualified as the university professors, or librarians who pour their blood, toil, trouble, and tears into the understanding of knowledge and wisdom. What I do know about is what knowledge is online.

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 ! For the entire month of October, TechSoup and our donor partners will be participating in National Cyber Security Awareness Month (also known as NCSAM). We'll have blog posts , events, resources, and more to help your organization stay secure online.

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.

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. In the last six years, Community Boost_r , ReStart Challenges , and Things Camp have used an open community challenge model. It motivates and engages citizens across central and eastern Europe, the Balkans, and Turkey.

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Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days

Beth Kanter

Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days. Note for Beth: Most of my work over the last twenty years in nonprofit technology has been focused on designing and facilitating capacity building projects, specifically training and peer learning projects that help participants successfully learn and apply skills using online technology, social media, networks, measurement, training design or other topic.

8 Incredible Tips to Ask for Donations in Person

Qgiv

Understand that they are most knowledgeable about their finances and how to allocate them. Knowledge asking for donations in person donation appeals

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.

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

Wild Apricot

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

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

Wild Apricot

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

Wild Apricot

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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Fundraising Strategies for Difficult Times

Qgiv

KnowledgeIn case you haven’t heard , we recently launched our newest report. It’s called “Navigating the Unknown: 2020 Findings to Future-Proof Your Fundraising,” and it examines how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the nonprofit industry in 2020.

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

Forum One

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.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They don’t want to engage, reflect, or hear what others in the room are doing. I just don’t like that style because prevents deeper sharing of insights. On the other hand, people do want those tips and best practices. So, letting the knowledge out in the room is a balancing act of peer interaction with expert insights. Watech4good Summit. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

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. But you can turn that email into organizational knowledge if you put it where authorized users can see it, add to it, comment on it, and search for it.

Member Round Up: Resources and Knowledge Make it Possiable

NTEN

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. If that isn't enough for you, there's also information about video storytelling or connecting on Google+! 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.

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.

#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. These tools and tips were just a taste of the knowledge shared over the course of 24 hours, 14 of them dedicated to sharing storytelling knowledge. To mine all of the knowledge shared, TechSoup created a Storify for the whole event. On September 4, 2014, beginning at 3 p.m.

Send Targeted Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Emails for Better Results

Qgiv

KnowledgeMark Becker founded Cathexis Partners in 2008 to help nonprofit organizations get the most from their existing technology tools, implement new technology to address gaps, and find the best overall approach to using technology to support their missions.

Associations and Non-Profits Share Knowledge at AssociationJam.org

Wild Apricot

There’s an incredible wealth of information online for member-driven associations and donor-dependent non-profits, but sorting through it all can be quite daunting. That’s where AssociationJam.org comes in — a new way for managers and staff, consultants, volunteers and board members to share their best information and learn from one another.( read more ).

Member Round Up: Resources and Knowledge Make it Possible

NTEN

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. If that isn't enough for you, there's also information about video storytelling or connecting on Google+! 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.

[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! The Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic released the fifth-annual Charitable Giving Report at the beginning of the year. This report leverages The Blackbaud Index to provide one of the most credible resources on fundraising performance in the social good community.

Practical Tips for Running the Best-Ever Online Fundraising Store

Qgiv

Features Fundraising Ideas Knowledge Peer-to-Peer FundraisingLooking to sell merchandise for your next event? You should think about it!

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 Similarly there are things we know (and act on) for which we don’t have strong evidence – often this knowledge comes from learning and direct experience – even if this is not documented and measured.

How to Get More Out of Google Ad Grants for Nonprofits

Qgiv

KnowledgeGoogle Ad Grants for nonprofits can be a great and versatile marketing tool. You can use it to attract new donors, promote a big event, raise awareness about your mission, or even raise funds for targeted projects like capital campaigns or emergency funds.

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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.

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.

What I’ve learned from working with mission-based organizations

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

In a mission-based organization, many problems that initially appear to be about information and communication technology are really about organizational culture, knowledge management, or a combination of organizational culture and knowledge management.

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. Social Media #nptech 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Report Blackbaud Common Knowledge Facebook nonprofit social media NTEN social media for non profits Social Media for NonprofitsI just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA.

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. We evolved for a few million years before developing language and another chunk of time before we started developing text and the written word. We are hardwired as a social animal just like ants, bees and monkeys. What are those threads that speak to all of us at that deeper level?

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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.