Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Between the Dashboard and the Chair: The Human Side of Data for Good | Beth’s Blog

 Always great material from Beth Kanter

Between the Dashboard and the Chair: The Human Side of Data for Good | Beth’s Blog: he Human Side of Nonprofit Data Practice is the Yin, Technical the Yang

Good data practice is not just about the technical skills. There is a human side to nonprofit measurement and data . It is found between the dashboard and the chair. It includes organizational culture and its influence on decision-making – from consensus building on indicators, agility in responding to data with action, and sense-making. It is the human side that helps nonprofits use their data for learning and

Monday, June 02, 2014

Virtual Volunteering Can Help Charities And Their Volunteers | Paul DuxburyPaul Duxbury

Virtual Volunteering Can Help Charities And Their Volunteers | Paul DuxburyPaul Duxbury: How Can Virtual Volunteering Benefit Charities and Not-for-Profits?

Organisations looking for volunteers can now reach a wide range of people with precise skills from anywhere in the UK – or even across the globe. This means that for smaller local organisations in particular, rather than having to rely on a small band of people from the local community.