New organizations often bring new tactics to old problems, but they need funding and support to move from idea to systemic change.
Not every nonprofit organization can do everything well. That’s one reason why every nonprofit must work relentlessly to achieve and retain its strategic focus—a commitment to doing what it does best.
Rhonda Evans looks at lessons from Monitor Institute’s Re-imagining Measurement initiative.
Steve Schwartz of Upaya Social Ventures, Meg Garlinghouse of LinkedIn for Good, and Corey Marshall and Splunk4Good look at real-life examples of Silicon Valley companies that are helping social sector organizations use data more effectively.
Stanford's Rob Reich and George Triantis, and Eli Sugarman of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's Cyber Initiative, discuss the urgent need for better understanding of cyber-social systems.
Valerie Threlfall of the Fund For Shared Insight, Krystle Onibokun of the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, and Brad Dudding of the Center for Employment Opportunities talk about their experience with a new program that aims to build high quality feedback loops.
How can we work together to make our vast stores of data more useful to people working in different fields and sectors?