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Posts about impact-measurement

Hetal Sheth | Mar 3, 2019 7:57:35 PM

Simplify Impact Management with Impact Knowledge Graph

Are you a chief impact officer overwhelmed by a new impact knowledge ecosystem of many impact knowledge sources and maze of standards, framework, and tools? 

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Impact Management, impact measurement, impact strategy
Lorena Rodriguez | Jan 5, 2019 4:05:41 PM

5 Reasons For Measuring Social Impact In Social Enterprise

Measuring impact is the recognized way in which you show the value your organization is delivering to its beneficiaries and society as a whole. Here are five ...

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Unmesh Sheth | Jan 5, 2019 3:28:49 PM

Data Journey: From Data Collection to Storytelling

While many donors demand outcome results continue to increase, there are no established guidelines on how to aggregate program outcomes and successfully tell ...

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Lorena Rodriguez | Dec 30, 2018 6:08:44 PM

5 Reasons To Measure Social Impact

Measuring impact is the recognized way to show the value your organization is delivering to its beneficiaries and society as a whole. Here are five reasons why ...

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impact measurement, impact strategy
Unmesh Sheth | Dec 10, 2018 5:22:46 PM

Measure Social Impact: Social & Economic Return of Collective Impact

During the last five years, there has been a  movement around various types of collective outcomes and impact programs. Stanford Social Innovation,  FSG and ...

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Unmesh Sheth | Nov 29, 2018 8:26:03 PM

Foundations: Social Impact Assessment Starts With You!

For a large or small foundation, their first and last responsibility is to drive a change that meets their mission. While this is obvious, various foundations ...

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Hetal Sheth | Nov 8, 2018 4:23:02 PM

4 Social Capital Trends Indicate Rise in Social Impact Measurement

Congratulations SOCAP for ten years of capital advancing investment to generate community level impacts! At SOCAP every year there is a palpable excitement ...

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impact investing, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Oct 15, 2018 6:20:34 PM

Three Sessions We’re Excited to Attend at SOCAP 2018

At SOCAP 2018, people from all over the world will be descending upon Fort Mason Center in San Francisco to connect and to be inspired to continue mobilizing ...

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Impact Management, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Sep 25, 2018 10:13:53 PM

Are You a Social Entrepreneur or Social Media Ninja?

It’s no secret that social entrepreneurs are out to change the world. Telling the world that’s what you’re doing and how you’re doing it isn’t so easy.

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Alan Pierce | Sep 3, 2018 11:42:31 AM

3 Tips for Managing Social Impact Measurement Projects

Have you ever led a social organization or directed a project with a global reach? If so, you probably know that impact project management at scale can get ...

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monitoring & evaluation, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Aug 29, 2018 1:25:27 PM

Why the Collective Impact Model is the Future of Social Change

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monitoring & evaluation, impact measurement
Hetal Sheth | Aug 9, 2018 4:49:13 PM

Start Impact Conversations with Actionable Impact Guidebooks

I make report every year for my funders using an impact guidebook developed here at Sopact. It is certainly not a story with pictures and output numbers. ...

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Impact Management, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Apr 24, 2018 12:47:35 PM

How to Evaluate Impact of Social Innovation Programs

A wave of social enterprise excitement has taken hold across the globe. The power of social entrepreneurship to tackle the world’s most pressing challenges has ...

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Alan Pierce | Apr 6, 2018 1:52:22 PM

Improving Social Impact Accounting with Lean Data

“It is the combining, linking, and connecting of different “data islands” that turns data into knowledge – knowledge that can ultimately help create positive ...

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monitoring & evaluation, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Mar 29, 2018 6:11:13 PM

9 Reasons to Use Impact Cloud for Selecting Social Impact Indicators

Are you spending too much time selecting impact metrics? Learn how to choose impact metrics for your organization, programs or project beyond just IRIS or ...

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impact metrics, impact measurement
Hetal Sheth | Jan 17, 2018 10:02:00 AM

Storytelling Impact Learning & Social Impact Reporting

Like any other storytelling, Impact Storytelling is also an art. In your social impact report how do you mix qualitative data with quantitative data? And tell ...

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impact reporting, impact measurement
Unmesh Sheth | Dec 14, 2017 7:16:54 PM

How to Build Effective Nonprofit Impact Reports

In the United States, more than $1.2 Billion is spent just building nonprofit impact reports. And that doesn't include the time spent doing inefficient data ...

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Data Aggregation, impact reporting, impact measurement
Unmesh Sheth | Nov 12, 2017 4:26:00 PM

How to Leverage SaaS Technology for Social Good

      Social sector organizations have been notorious about building custom solutions for managing their internal data (except for fundraising products). This ...

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Data Aggregation, impact measurement
Unmesh Sheth | Aug 24, 2017 9:01:00 AM

3 Signs That You Need Data Aggregation Platform

In recent years, businesses across all sectors have demonstrated concern about acquiring the right technology to solve their impact data management challenges, ...

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Rachel Dodd | Jul 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The Catch-22 Problem with Social Impact Assessment

There's a Catch-22 in social impact assessment or social impact measurement field. Funders choose metrics based on the varying capacity of grantees. To measure ...

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impact metrics, impact measurement
Hetal Sheth | Jul 20, 2017 5:14:01 PM

What is lean data management?

Lean Data, a term popularized by Acumen, refers to collecting high quality data related to social impact in order to demonstrate social change, and to do so ...

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Rachel Dodd | Jul 17, 2017 11:00:00 AM

How to measure social impact of a project

Social impact measurement is complicated. Sometimes it feels like a tangled mess of data, indicators, spreadsheets, and numbers that nobody believes. It ...

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Impact Management, impact metrics, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Apr 24, 2017 11:21:04 AM

Data collection tools strategy: Tips for successful implementation

Did you miss Part One of this blog? Read it here. Social impact measurement cannot be done without collecting impact data. And we cannot collect good impact ...

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Alan Pierce | Apr 6, 2017 3:13:10 PM

Online & Offline Data Collection : Social Impact Measurement

It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. When put in the context of social impact assessment, this wisdom from the inimitable Sherlock Holmes ...

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impact reporting, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Feb 11, 2017 10:35:39 AM

How to Choose the Right Impact Indicators to Demonstrate Impact

Successful mission-driven organizations artfully articulate impact to a variety of audiences. And they are often “multilingual” in doing so, because with ...

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impact metrics, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Dec 2, 2016 11:37:10 AM

Actionable Impact Management & Impact Communication

      Across sectors, organizations are realizing that measuring and communicating impact isn’t just about satiating a moral imperative, it is fundamentally ...

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Alan Pierce | Nov 11, 2016 2:55:14 PM

Why Measure Social Impact? 4 Reasons for Change Makers

What drives you to measure social impact? In the business of social impact, measurement has become one of the most talked about trends. And for good reason. ...

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Unmesh Sheth | Jun 5, 2015 4:36:59 PM

Measure What Matters & Demonstrate Impact Management Effectively

The rise in social impact funding is putting a much-needed focus on effective impact measurement for internal decision-making and external transparency. ...

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Impact Management, impact reporting, impact measurement
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