[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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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.

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].)

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

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.

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.

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.

#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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Knowledge Goes Further in the Internet Age [Infographic]

SocialFish

Useful Data

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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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.

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!

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 !

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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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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.

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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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.

2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

NetWits

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

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.

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.

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

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 David G suggested to me that we should be posting our public bloglines subscriptions to delicious, another tool introduced during the NTC Tag You're It Session.

NewsCloud and other thoughts about collaborative knowledge sharing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" Now substitute the word "journalism" and think about the sharing notes and knowledge from conference. What can we learn from citizen journalism newsgathering techniques that might be useful to capturing collaborative knowledge from nonprofit conferences? Jon Stahl points us to a piece in the Seattle Times on the emerging local citizen journalism movement in Seattle.

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.

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.

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