SEATTLE  | AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading SEATTLE | AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups at STL.News. General Analysis Bill Gates charter groups fuel powerful stat Melinda Gates Microsoft co-founder Public Charter Schools Seattle TodayNews Walton Family Foundation

A Century-Old Association Committed to Online Community and Data Analysis

Higher Logic

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is more than a century old, but that doesn’t mean it relies on old technology.

The Marketing Divide: 2018 Real Estate Marketing Analysis

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading The Marketing Divide: 2018 Real Estate Marketing Analysis at STL.News. DURHAM, N.C./ June 9, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Real estate agents and brokers both know that marketing is essential to the success of their business.

Data in Action: Acquisition and Analysis

Association Success

Using what we learned and continue to learn, I have put together a guide to successful data acquisition and analysis. A foolproof guide to getting the most out of your association’s research. When exploring new markets as an association, whether that be in new geographical regions or new types of services, it is imperative that you have a map to guide you. You can acquire the information you need before diving in and investing in a project through careful research and data analytics.

How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis for Association Planning

GrowthZone

What is a SWOT Analysis? Taking time to regularly analyze these factors is an important part of strategic non-profit planning and analysis. How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis? For a general analysis, keep it simple.

Buzz-Worthy Advice for Member Engagement and Market Analysis

Associations Now

The post Buzz-Worthy Advice for Member Engagement and Market Analysis appeared first on Associations Now

Big Data and Predictive Analysis: What Every Small Business Needs to Know

Wild Apricot Blog

Big data is not just for the big companies. Big data has been around for quite some time, but it may seem like an elusive jargon to you. With explosion of real-time data applications, it is but obvious that a huge amount of data is accumulated in various applications. Large businesses were quick to realize the value of this treasure trove and deployed various data analytics techniques to discover trends and gain insights

Does Rigorous Data Analysis Thwart Effective Storytelling by Non-Profits?

Beth Kanter's Blog

Her most controversial point was: “Rigorous data gathering and analysis can get in the way of effective storytelling by non-profits.”. Earlier this month I co-facilitated the “ Impact Leadership Track ” at the NTEN Leading Change Summit with John Kenyon, Elissa Perry, and Londell Jackson.

WASHINGTON | Analysis says Trump budget won’t curb deficits as promised

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading WASHINGTON | Analysis says Trump budget won’t curb deficits as promised at STL.News. WASHINGTON (AP) — The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Thursday that President Donald Trump’s budget plan won’t curb the spiraling deficit as it claims. Trump’s budget, released in February and mostly ignored since, promises spending cuts and economic growth that would cut the deficit to $363 billion in 10 years. CBO said it would instead hit almost $1.1

Breaking: Demographic Analysis of Your Instagram Audiences Is Now Possible

SocialFish

Analysis of people tagging photos with #trumpyourcat reveals 70.1% Demographics Pro has just launched their new Instagram analytics tool. Unlike other analytics tools, this one provides deep demographics (see my bold below) – not just number of followers and basic engagement metrics.

Cheap and Cheerful Audience Analysis for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter's Blog

Even more importantly, what motivates them. So, was delighted when Darren Barefoot asked if he share a guest post about how to do audience analysis. Cheap and Cheerful Audience Analysis for NGOS by Darren Barefoot. But not all kinds of audience analysis are evil.

eBooks and Associations: Anatomy of an analysis

SCD Group

The Wall Street Journal recently ran a column by Nicolas Carr (author of The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains) headlined Don't Burn Your Books—Print Is Here to Stay. The e-book had its moment, but sales are slowing. Readers still want to turn those crisp, bound pages.

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Learning plans for the New Year

Aaron Wolowiec

To determine what should comprise a learning plan for you or your team, consider the following three-step approach: Organizational Analysis. Performance Analysis. January has nearly come and gone. It’s hard to believe.

Homes with Tuxedo Kitchen Cabinets and Black Front Doors Can Sell Up to $6,000 More than Expected

NonProfit University Blog

According to a Zillow® analysis, homes with black front doors, tuxedo kitchen cabinets and periwinkle blue bathrooms sell for as much as a $6,000 premiumi. STL Real Estate News front doors stl.properties STLRealEstate.News TodayNews Tuxedo kitchens Zillow Zillow's 2018 Paint Color Analysis

BOSTON | Both sides say data on their side in Harvard admissions suit

NonProfit University Blog

But Harvard is attacking the group’s analysis and says it has countering evidence disproving discrimination. Business admissions process Boston disproving discrimination group's analysis Harvard University TodayNews

How high is high and how low is low? Steady State Analysis is your "Early Warning Advisor"

Experts in Membership Marketing

The formula is called 'Steady State Analysis' and is one of the most important, foundational, formulas you can use to assist you in developing your member acquisition and member retention strategies. Steady State Analysis defines the equilibrium of total membership where members gained will equal members lost. Here are a few examples of how to calculate Steady State Analysis: Annual New Member Input: 1,000 Lapse Rate: 20 1,000/.20

R is for Open Source Statistical Analysis Programming Language

High Context

I read in the New York Times today about an open source programming language and environment for conducting statistical analysis. The story indicates it is easier to use by non-programmers who want to do custom analysis. R, the Software, Finds Fans in Data Analysts : R is also the name of a popular programming language used by a growing number of data analysts inside corporations and academia.

Association Hunger Games: Victory or Defeat?

Aaron Wolowiec

Conduct a SWOT analysis. Even conducting a simple SWOT analysis when freshening up your conference plan can really improve implementation. I had the pleasure of presenting this year at the ASAE Annual Meeting and Exposition in Nashville.

Quick Tips and Ideas – The Role of Market Research and Data Analysis in Recession-Proofing Your Association

Association 20/20

Develop “X-Ray” Vision through Market Research and Data Analysis . Gather and maintain a 360 degree view of the direct and indirect opportunities and threats to your association by observing, measuring and monitoring trends and developments through market research and data analysis.

Your Trade Show Attendees: What Do They Really, Really Want?

Velvet Chainsaw

Attendance Marketing attendance analysis attendance marketing attendees behavioral data conference best practices engagement Trade show marketing

10 tactics to ensure your strategic plan addresses member learning

Aaron Wolowiec

Conduct a full SWOT analysis to identify learning gaps and priorities, environmental cues and organizational capacity. Explore opportunities for the application of web-based, virtual and hybrid programs based on survey analysis and market research.

Conference Attendance Growth Realized Through Group Plans

Velvet Chainsaw

Exhibitors, staff, vendors and speakers are often eliminated from the list to base the analysis on “true” attendees. Four out of five times, this analysis is gold. Uncategorized attendance analysis conference best practices meeting best practices

Four Questions to Answer before Setting a Membership Growth Goal

Membership Marketing

Cost of Wrong Strategy Economics Marketing Channels Marketing Planning Potential AnalysisThe late, great Yogi Berra once said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you might end up someplace else.” His thoughts certainly hold true in membership marketing. Everyone likes a catchy phrase. A leader may have stated a goal like, “20,000 members by the year 2020.”

Google+ is here. What now?

SocialFish

As you can imagine, we’re exploring Google+ and reading a lot of analysis about what its effects will be, for individuals and eventually for businesses. Bonus: A really good list of the most useful analysis blog posts out there by Shel Holtz, and, below, the G+ theme.

Web Analytics Association Sets Measurement Standards - TypePad

The Big Picture

At SES San Jose this week, the Web Analytics Association (WAA) released 26 standard definitions for Web site traffic measurement and analysis , aimed at eliminating the confusion around the most basic Web analytics terms. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Happy Birthday, PowerPoint! Main. |

Strategic Planning for Life

NonProfit University Blog

Articles BHAGs Clara Barton nonprofit strategic plans SWOT analysis

Plexus Consulting Group?: Strategy for Unpredictable Times

Plexus Consulting

A traditional approach for organizational strategy is based on the view that with sufficient analysis, organizations can make reasonable assumptions about their markets, financial and human resources, technology and customer services, and be successful. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Plexus Consulting Group® For health, education, workforce, finance and other non profit and public service organizations that want to leverage resources and strategically plan for U.S.

Plexus Consulting Group?: Strategy for Unpredictable Times

Plexus Consulting

A traditional approach for organizational strategy is based on the view that with sufficient analysis, organizations can make reasonable assumptions about their markets, financial and human resources, technology and customer services, and be successful. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Plexus Consulting Group® For health, education, workforce, finance and other non profit and public service organizations that want to leverage resources and strategically plan for U.S.

Plexus Consulting Group?: How to Define Success?

Plexus Consulting

The beginning of each year is often a time of analysis and planning for many non-profit organizations. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Plexus Consulting Group® For health, education, workforce, finance and other non profit and public service organizations that want to leverage resources and strategically plan for U.S. or international market expansion. Monday, December 19, 2011. How to Define Success? By Virgil Carter.

The Hourglass Blog: Internalizing the Externalities

The Hourglass Blog

In all the coverage about the mismanagement behind the Gulf oil disaster and the corporate and governmental response to it, this analysis by Gregory Unruh on the Harvard Business Blog really stands out. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Sunday, July 11, 2010. Internalizing the Externalities. For me , his last line says it all. Internalize the externalities yourself, or society will internalize them for you, at much higher cost.

Membership Basics - Experts in Membership Marketing

Experts in Membership Marketing

100% Attendance, Part 2 : Off Stage

Off Stage

Part 2 of my Online Meeting discussion is a brief analysis of some of the available tools which association staff can utilize to support volunteers doing committee work and attending information sessions. Off Stage. 28, 2010 - 100% Attendance, Part 2.

Justifying your Learning Management System with Outcomes Reporting

Web Courseworks Associations

need to meet funders’ and accreditors’ demands for activity impact analysis and outcomes evaluations. It includes an analysis of content knowledge, learner course evaluations, and skills and performance analyses.

Justifying your Learning Management System with Outcomes Reporting

Web Courseworks Associations

need to meet funders’ and accreditors’ demands for activity impact analysis and outcomes evaluations. It includes an analysis of content knowledge, learner course evaluations, and skills and performance analyses.

Always the Last to Know: Ayasdi

Thanks For Playing

Enter Ayasdi , a data analysis firm built on " topological data analysis ," which physically maps complex data, allowing various types of patterns to emerge. "Big data" is not just about the software that manages it and runs queries against it, it's also about your methodology for analyzing that data. The goal is to quickly reach insights from the data without the intermediary step of complex queries. cool technology

Wild Apricot Software News November 2013

Wild Apricot Blog

Here’s a look at some of the initial groundwork that our design and analysis team has begun for future versions beyond 5.0. news Wild Apricot

This is the safest time in human history.

Association Management

His claim is based on a statistical analysis of deaths by violence throughout human history. This is the safest time in human history. So says Steven Pinker, experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist and popular science author.

Members Hire Customized Advocacy

Potomac Core

Their focus was to have Outdoor Recreation recognized by the Federal Bureau of Economic Analysis: Legislation was introduced and later enacted into law by President Obama in 2016. Members hire Customized Advocacy because they have no choice.

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Don’t Be Fooled by Correlations

Jamie Notter

Let’s give them the benefit of the doubt and assume (a) they did actual statistical analysis behind this statement and (b) their measure of engagement is decent. The HR world loves correlations. Every conference I go to, and every cool HR tool I see shows me some awesome statistic that connects whatever they are hawking to dramatic results.

American Board of Medical Specialties Conference

Web Courseworks Associations

Measures used include: A measure of knowledge assessment question design drawn from our item analysis report. ABMS , a prominent board of medical specialty boards, will hold its annual conference in Chicago, September 25-27.