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3 Signs That You Need Data Aggregation Software

AUTHOR : Unmesh Sheth DATE : Mar 23, 2017 9:01:43 PM

In recent years, Foundations, Impact Funds, and Nonprofits have demonstrated a big concern on acquiring the right technology to solve their impact data management challenges. Platforms like Salesforce and Software as a Service (SaaS) technology have been expanding their capabilities for financial and impact data collection. 

However, to make sense of all the collected data and use it for strategic decisions, it is necessary to aggregate it first. 

In this article we will delve into the three clear signs that your orgnization needs data aggregation software to obtain valuable inisights. 

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How to Leverage SaaS Technology for Social Good

AUTHOR : Unmesh Sheth DATE : Mar 19, 2017 4:07:36 PM

 In the last few years, mission-driven organizations have been adapting technology to streamline their core processes, such as grant management, donor management, and community engagement. Cloud-based platforms like Salesforce, NetSuite, and Microsoft, are playing a key role in this area but they seem to be lacking crucial components to understand beneficiary and impact data. The current technology for social good is not yet able to streamline beneficiary and program data aggregation when collected from different sources or locations. Also the understanding of the true impact at the beneficiary level is still very poor.

In this article, we identify five major cloud technology innovations that can be leveraged to impove beneficiary outcomes.

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Lean Impact Measurement: Open-Sourced Social Impact Assessment

AUTHOR : Alan Pierce DATE : Dec 2, 2016 11:37:10 AM

Across sectors, organizations are realizing that measuring and communicating impact isn’t just about satiating a moral imperative, it is fundamentally linked to sustainable value creation. And yet, while this commitment is growing, the know-how for execution may still be lacking.

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Impact Management Workshop Helps Practitioners Design Metrics, Data Management Strategies

AUTHOR : Alan Pierce DATE : Nov 16, 2016 10:36:25 PM

In a Thursday afternoon at Impact Hub San Francisco, SoPact delivered a three-hour workshop to a packed room of participants. How to Turn Data Into Impact Evidence offered the room of sustainability consultants, social entrepreneurs, foundation representatives and other social change practitioners the opportunity to learn about lean impact measurement, and to engage in the process themselves.

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