News from the NTEN Connect Blog

Get ready for NTEN’s Member Appreciation Month!

Submitted by Megan on Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:52am

NTEN Members work hard every day to make a difference in the world through their work. Each year, we like to let our members know just how much they are appreciated. In fact, we’re devoting the entire month of November to saying "Thank You!" to our NTEN Members. Throughout the month, come celebrate with free programming and prizes exclusively for NTEN Members, plus special local events and content.

Things We Like (October 2014)

Submitted by Steph on Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:12pm

A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. Read more posts on our blog.

Solving the Catch-22 of Volunteer Programs with Measurement

Submitted on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 4:34pm
Volunteer programs: more than a "nice to have" and worthy of your evaluation efforts.

Weekly Event Round-Up (Oct. 20-Oct. 26)

Submitted by bethany on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:25am

There's a lot happening at NTEN, and we want you to get involved! In this weekly roundup, you'll find the full list of NTEN events, opportunities, and deadlines for participation. Whether it's in-person events such as NTEN Labs or 501 Tech Clubs, online Communities of Practice or webinars, or deadlines for contributing content or applications - this weekly round up has you covered. Also, are you attending an NPTech-related event this month? Check out this page to see where NTEN will be in the community this month, we'd love to link up with you. 

Evaluating Evaluation: Behind the scenes of NTEN's new worksheets

Submitted on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:29am
"Check your assumptions at the meeting room door" and other lessons learned from NTEN's meta-evaluation process.

On Transparency, Data, and Trust

Submitted on Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:00pm
"What kind of relationship would donors and other stakeholders have with you if they knew your data handling practices?"

Data Therapy: 10 tips to optimize your Database Administrator

Submitted on Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:00am
Help database administrators (DBAs) help you.

Measure what Matters

Submitted on Thu, 10/16/2014 - 2:44pm
Are these the data you're looking for? Exploring what to measure is the first step on a journey to greater impact.

How Small Organizations Can Use Affordable ICT-tools to Measure Impact

Submitted on Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:00pm
One organization's efforts to bring you a catalog of tools to track your impact in the field. Thanks, team.

Measuring Digital Maturity

Submitted on Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:06pm
Why your nonprofit needs to focus on the right data, and how to know what that is.