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Create Bias-Free Surveys: Three Pitfalls to Avoid

2019-12-02T14:17:02-07:00

Bias is pernicious: it creeps into all kinds of research, including surveys and social network analysis! The more bias you introduce into your survey, the less reliable and accurate your data will be. This is why it's important to check your survey for bias, at [...]

Create Bias-Free Surveys: Three Pitfalls to Avoid2019-12-02T14:17:02-07:00

Why Most Network Maps Miss the Point

2019-11-06T16:08:09-07:00

Network maps are becoming more popular than ever, and it's not surprising at all. People are realizing more than ever how much social connections matter and influence outcomes. Network maps are an easy way to visualize your relationships, and begin analyzing a network of partners. [...]

Why Most Network Maps Miss the Point2019-11-06T16:08:09-07:00

Three Tips for Better Network Facilitation

2019-11-04T20:36:43-07:00

Network Stuck? Get Unstuck with a Facilitator!One of the most important, yet overlooked roles in a network is that of a facilitator. A facilitator is a person that makes an action or process easier by keeping discussion and decision-making processes moving along.  Making things easier [...]

Three Tips for Better Network Facilitation2019-11-04T20:36:43-07:00

Using Data to Tell Your Network’s Story

2019-10-28T11:35:58-07:00

Using data to enhance a network’s story highlights the impact of collaboration amongst community members sharing a common goal. Networks can use data to demonstrate to partners, stakeholders, and funders how the quality of their partnerships are progressing over time and why working together is [...]

Using Data to Tell Your Network’s Story2019-10-28T11:35:58-07:00

Meet our New Research Analyst: Kyle Brees!

2019-10-21T11:34:36-07:00

  This month we welcomed two new staffers to our Projects Team! This week we spoke with the second of our two new team members, Kyle Brees, our new Research Analyst! Click here to see last week's interview with our new Network Scientist, Dr. Amanda [...]

Meet our New Research Analyst: Kyle Brees!2019-10-21T11:34:36-07:00

Meet our new Network Scientist: Dr. Amanda Beacom!

2019-10-15T13:33:15-07:00

This month we welcomed two new staffers to our Projects Team! This week we spoke with the first of our two new team members, Dr. Amanda Beacom, Senior Network Scientist, to get to know her better. Next week, check back for our discussion with Kyle [...]

Meet our new Network Scientist: Dr. Amanda Beacom!2019-10-15T13:33:15-07:00

Defusing and De-escalating Conflict in a Network

2019-10-05T10:57:42-07:00

If you're part of a network of organizations working towards a common goal, you know that conflict and discord is inevitable. While we often agree on a great deal, no two partners agree on everything. When making major decisions, about long-term strategy, goal-setting or funding, [...]

Defusing and De-escalating Conflict in a Network2019-10-05T10:57:42-07:00

How to Leverage Value in your network

2019-10-05T10:58:09-07:00

People collaborate for a simple reason: We find value from building networks with other individuals and organizations. We can do more together than we can alone. However we often view value one-dimensionally through the context of our needs. For example, if we feel we need [...]

How to Leverage Value in your network2019-10-05T10:58:09-07:00

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