Monthly Archives: December 2012

Connecticut Legislature Reflects on Results Based Accountability(TM)

Thanks to Anne Lezak of BBVT for sharing this: Here’s a video of Rep. Diana Urban and others from Connecticut on a panel at the national Community Indicators Consortium 2012 talking about how they’ve used RBA legislatively to improve education: … Continue reading

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Data Will Always Give You the Wrong Answer (When You Ask the Wrong Question)

This post by Tony Goodrow, President of Volunteer Squared is one of the most popular posts of 2012 in the NTEN community. Read the original post here. If a nonprofit or charity truly values the time of their volunteer, why is … Continue reading

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New Report: State of Nonprofit Data

In April 2012 NTEN worked with Idealware to conduct a survey of nonprofits about their relationships with data, and what we found was a large dichotomy—either they were doing a lot with their metrics or not much at all. In … Continue reading

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Vermont Capital Cap Study Underway

Vermont’s Coalition for New Economy shared this news with us. This week, State Treasurer Beth Pearce convened a group of state agencies, legislators, and organizations to look at the overall capital needs of the state and to identify strategies and … Continue reading

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Editorial: Measuring Collective Impact

Marty Jacobs of Systems in Sync posted this helpful overview and “how-to” on Collective Impact. A little over a month ago (while the now infamous Sandy was making landfall), I attended the NH Collective Impact Institute hosted by the Lakes … Continue reading

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