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Learn more about DV at Dashboard workshop in Victoria, B.C. Feb 12

NET2VIC Workshop: Demonstrating Value: Build a Management & Reporting Dashboard for your organization
Thursday, February 12, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM


In this workshop Steve Williams will show you how to demonstrate value by building a management and reporting dashboard for your organization. In this interactive session, you'll develop the outline of a management dashboard that combines financial, social and environmental indicators you can use to lead your team, pitch funders and investors and track your progress.

Location: Fort Tectoria

Connecting the Dots: Helpful Frameworks for Measuring Action and Impact (Part 1: The Environment)

When it comes to measuring and demonstrating value, we don't have to reinvent the wheel. Considerable work, thought and testing has gone into advancing many useful frameworks. I'll be devoting a few blogs to looking at some key frameworks that are used out there, starting with environmental frameworks.


Value for Citizens, not just Taxpayers!

How often do you hear politicians in the media talk about the needs of taxpayers?  Too often argues Daphne Bramham, in an editorial I read in Monday’s  Vancouver Sun, “We need citizens, not just taxpayers  and bookeepers.”  Bramham traces the deliberate replacement of citizen with taxpayer, which began in the 1980s with the American anti-tax movement that has since spread to Canada.  Along with that change, she says that politicians began talking more about how much

Demonstrating Organizational Sustainability is More Important than You Think

There is a lot of discussion about the need and challenges of measuring impact.  There is also a lot out there about good and bad ways of measuring business performance.  But these two facets alone don’t give a complete picture of the value of an organization and its work.  Measuring organizational sustainability does.


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