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May Network Leadership Events: COVID-19 Update

Visible Us Blog Resources Get Updates on Resources COVID-19 Event Update FAQ’s In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Visible Network Labs is making a few changes to our spring Network Leadership events. You can view our Frequently Asked Question section here. Still have questions? Email

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Activating a nEtwork in Emergencies

Activating a Network in Emergencies & Disasters

Visible Us Blog Resources Get Updates on Resources Whether due to weather, disease or errors by man, emergencies create huge obstacles for any community to handle. Having to deal with something carrying unknown and uncertain consequences, such as a new illness, poses its own challenges.

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An Intro to PARTNER’s Validated Measures

Visible Us Blog Resources Get Updates on Resources One of the things that makes PARTNER such a special tool for organizational network analysis are the metrics it uses to measure collaboration. Through a two-year process of interviews, surveys & focus groups, our team studied what

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2019 State of Networks Survey

Resources Get Updates on Resources This past December, we tried something new here at VNL. We reached out to our community of partners, clients and supporters to gather data on the state of network practice today. We hope to continue doing an annual “State of

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Who is the Best Person to Take My Network Survey?

Visible Us Blog Resources Get Updates on Resources Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print If you’ve ever designed a survey, you know that one of the most crucial steps is picking respondents. For a survey of

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Managing Turf in a Network

Managing Turf in a Network: Keeping it Under Control

Visible Us Blog Resources Get Updates on Resources Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print This December, we surveyed more than 150 network leaders in our annual State of Networks Survey. The number of people mentioning “turf”

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New to PARTNER: GIS Map Integration

Visible Us Blog Resources Get Updates on Resources Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print People have been asking us since we first created PARTNER for GIS mapping functionality. Today, we’re proud to share that you can

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Better Communication in Networks

Better Communication in Networks: Four Research-Informed Tips

Visible Us Blog Resources Get Updates on Resources Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print In our 2019 Annual Network Survey, we found that network leaders consistently reported communication as their biggest obstacle. Maintaining communication between network

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twenty quotes to inspire collaboration and teamwork

Quotes to Inspire Collaboration and Teamwork

Visible Us Blog Resources Get Updates on Resources Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print Collaboration isn’t easy – sometimes, a good quote can inspire us to keep working towards our common goals. Here are thirty quotes

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Most of our blogs articles relate back to the five step of our PARTNER method for designing and adapting data-driven network strategies. From shifting your mindset and creating strategy, to collecting and analyzing data, we help in the blog. 

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