How Data Analysis Helps Create Better Events

Associations Now

Lend a Helping Hand Data analysis firms like Bear Analytics are quickly gaining popularity in the association space, but if you’re not working with a big budget it might be a challenge to hire an outside firm. Selling data analysis to the board?

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.

Guidestar Analysis: Gender Pay Gap Still Significant at Large Nonprofits

Associations Now

The nonprofit reporting firm’s analysis of nearly 100,000 nonprofit 990 forms found that salaries have rebounded nearly to pre-Great Recession levels. But even in an improving salary environment, the gender pay gap persists, especially in large organizations, the analysis found.

Buzz-Worthy Advice for Member Engagement and Market Analysis

Associations Now

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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.

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.

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

Velvet Chainsaw

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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

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Data for Good – from the Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Wild Apricot Blog

Great advice and tips on measurement and data analysis for non-profits. Here''s the June Nonprofit Blog Carnival round-up on "Data for Good". data nonprofit blog carnival

Strategic Planning for Life

NonProfit University Blog

Articles BHAGs Clara Barton nonprofit strategic plans SWOT analysis

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

How to Calculate the Impact of Online Community Engagement on Your Business

Higher Logic

You show your executive team a regression analysis. What is a Regression Analysis? A regression analysis is a statistical model illustrating the relationship between two variables. At its core, a regression analysis is a relationship tool. You slave over your community.

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.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

In 2018, we expect to see organizations using both SCORM and xAPI within the same learning activity for different purposes: SCORM for tracking completion on an individual level, and xAPI for deeper analysis and visualization of learning activity in the aggregate.

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.

Why Employee Engagement Should Be Part of Your HR Strategy

Association Management

With behavioral interviewing, the questions are designed to evaluate competencies that proper job analysis reveals are indicative of successful job performance. Perform a thorough job analysis. We’ve all had them.

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.

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.

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

What We Love About the New Business Impact of Online Communities Study

Higher Logic

This brings the new data full circle, because we’re given new data analysis, a new framework to benchmark our performance, and then a new “to-do” list for any community to get started.

Best Practices for Boards and Working Groups

Association Management

A take-home message of our analysis is that the dissenting voice should be welcomed. Sometimes you can find information for best practices for Boards and working groups in the most unusual of places.

Top 5 essentials for your membership marketing strategy

Optimist Consulting

SWOT analysis: Analysis of your organisation’s internal s trengths, w eaknesses and the external o pportunities and t hreats to your organisation. I was delighted to recently present at CHASE about how to develop your membership marketing strategy.

How an AMS-LMS Integration can Create Value for You and Your Members

Membersuite

Change-makers are disrupting the status quo by positioning both components as equal partners and are giving the same investment in their analysis of LMS alternatives as its AMS counterpart

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The Data Approach to Community

Higher Logic

Anyone can dive into data analysis, and everyone should – it’s information that will pay off in the long-run. Here’s my favorite comparison: you can bring Amazon or Netflix-like features into your community data and analysis. Find data analysis tools that fit your goals.

5 Lessons to Help You Start Using Data Science

Higher Logic

To make something out of your data, you need analysis or, in data science, algorithms. What comes to mind when you think about the term “data science”? Most of us have heard of it, but have trouble translating it into something useful.

3 New Member Engagement Myths Busted

MembersClicks

and Dynamic Benchmarking , a software company that delivers real-time benchmarking and data analysis solutions, teamed up to produce an official New Member Engagement Study. It’s no secret that engaging new members early is the key to retention. But the real trick is how? It’s a question association professionals have been asking for years. If you’re one of those people (who’ve been pondering this topic year after year), good news! Amanda Kaiser, CEO and Founder of Kaiser Insights, LLC. ,

Report: Short Videos Don’t Drive Much Engagement

Associations Now

An analysis of videos run on TwentyThree’s platform found that more than 80 percent lasted less than five minutes, but they turned out to be much less engaging than videos that ran 15 minutes or longer.

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Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter's Blog

You can do a whole network analysis. Using the analysis steps below, it can help you be more intentional with online networking, learning, and building thought leadership. He did an analysis of his Facebook friends to explore the connections that consist among them.

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Positive Association Disruption

Potomac Core

Utilizing member interviews, financial analysis, and survey results, Morgan established a “Core Focus” somewhat similar to the “Profit from the Core” approach developed by Bain and Company’s Chris Zook.

What 15 Year-Olds Can Teach Organizations About Content Strategy

Higher Logic

Content analysis can be as simple as comparing open and click rates, reading and discussing online comments or talking with members in person about your communications. This guest post is by Jill Andreu, Naylor’s vice president of content strategy and development.