Boards and User Adoption

Idealware

This question came to us from a participant in our recent webinar on user adoption. KG : What role can boards play in user adoption? If the IT solution is a board portal or a board-focused program, roll out the adoption in phases.

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12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, below is a list of early adopters using the new.NGO and.ONG domains.

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Trending Sources

The Impact of Millennials on Software Adoption

SocialFish

Maddie Grant, co-founder of Culture That Works , was a recent guest on the TechnologyAdvice Expert Interview Series to share her insight on the intersection of sales, marketing, and technology.

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Guaranteeing Successful New Technology Adoption

NTEN

Change Management Leadership measuring impact technology adoption Kathryn Engelhardt-Cronk. Community TechKnowledge, Inc. Choosing a new technology for your organization should be a comprehensive solution, not a deferred headache.

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Nonprofit Innovation Toolkits: Methods To Invent, Adopt, and Adapt Ideas to Deliver Better Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Adopting The Cloud? Here’s What You Need To Know

TechImpact

The post Adopting The Cloud? If there’s been a more talked about subject than cloud computing in the nonprofit tech world in the last 2 years, we here at Tech Impact sure haven’t heard about it. Cloud computing services have been on the tip of every nonprofit leaders’ and IT team members’ tongue for some time, and it’s not likely […]. Here’s What You Need To Know appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

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Adoption Is Integral to Your Tech Project Success: Highlights from #15NTCtechadopt

NTEN

Learn these tried-and-true methods to plan for successful user adoption and, ultimately, a culture that embraces technology at your organization. Unfortunately, without careful attention to system adoption, your solution can be doomed to sit unused, even if its functionality is wonderful! The good news: there are tried-and-true methods to plan for successful user adoption and, ultimately, a culture that embraces technology at your organization. Tucker MacLean.

3 Tips To Get Your Nonprofit’s Staff To Adopt Your New CRM

TechImpact

The post 3 Tips To Get Your Nonprofit’s Staff To Adopt Your New CRM appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Jasbedi.

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Pheed and Sulia: Two New Social Networks for the Nonprofit Early Adopters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits that have the capacity to be early adopters have learned that early adoption in and of itself is a wise social media strategy.

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Flawed thinking about Google Plus and “early adopters” (VIDEO)

John Haydon

One thing that Google Plus has brought with it are discussions that nonprofits should wait because the only people using it are “early adopters&#. There are three reasons why this is flawed: Early adopters know how to get a message out via social media.

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10 Technology Adoption And Success Stats From Nonprofits

TechImpact

Check out these other compelling statistics: Over 75% of the leading nonprofits are engaged in tech planning and adoption. Inversely, over 50% of struggling nonprofits are not engaged in tech planning and adoption (YIKES!). and high adoption levels.

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Why Are There So Few Nonprofit CRM Admins?

Idealware

In many cases the hidden costs of maintenance and support and the less-tangible costs of training, user adoption, and efficiency are not included in the organization’s budget or they are considered as overhead that the organization is trying to avoid at all cost. Insights Admin User Adoption

NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption

NTEN

The funds from Google will be used to develop and distribute NTEN:Change, a free quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders, and to develop case studies, research, and curricula on cloud adoption and data use over the next two years. We are all very excited to announce today that NTEN has received a $1.15 million grant from the Google Inc. Charitable Giving Fund of Tides Foundation. This is the first grant NTEN has received from Google.

NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption

NTEN

The funds from Google will be used to develop and distribute NTEN:Change, a free quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders, and to develop case studies, research, and curricula on cloud adoption and data use over the next two years. Teaser: We are all very excited to announce today that NTEN has received a $1.15 million grant from the Google Inc. Charitable Giving Fund of Tides Foundation. This is the first grant NTEN has received from Google.

A Closer Look at Nonprofit Technology Benchmarks: Tech Adoption Levels

NTEN

If you've been keeping up with this blog series about applications of our annual Nonprofit Tech Staffing & Investments research, you've noticed that we refer to "Tech Adoption" when gauging the impact of staffing levels or investments on an organization. What is Tech Adoption? "We

What is “New” In Adopting New Membership or Business Models?

SocialFish

We’re very pleased to introduce our newest regular columnist here on SocialFishing: Anna Caraveli, of the Demand Perspective. You may recognize her name from several outstanding articles she wrote for Associations Now. Read more about her here. )

Launching a Collaboration or Content Management System: 8 Tricks for Adoption

Influence

User adoption is a tricky beast. Naturally, clients tend to focus on the technical aspects that surround adoption: picking a solution that meets the list of user needs they have identified. But what about the people/social factors that influence adoption? While there is no universal set of truths about user adoption (it inevitably depends on your needs, goals, users, and other situational variables), there are some tricks that we’ve discovered along the way!

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Eartly Adoption: Not Just For Tech?

Amy Sample Ward

There is a great post from Louis Gray that I’ve been thinking about lately with an interesting view of 5 Major Stages of early adopter behavior. The Five Stages of Early Adopter Behavior include: Discovery, QA and Spreading the Word.

What Makes an IT Project Successful? Nonprofit Edition, Part Two

Connection Cafe

Change Team : These are your evangelists and communication leads for the project, responsible for monitoring and managing the project’s impact on the people within the organization, with an eye toward ensuring user adoption (more on Change Management and Adoption Readiness below).

Guaranteeing Successful New Technology Adoption | NTEN

AFP Blog

Guaranteeing Successful New Technology Adoption | NTEN : "So, you’ve decided to move to a technology-based solution that enables your staff and volunteers to reach the next level of excellence in nonprofit service delivery and management. Congratulations!

Ten Surprising Concepts that Teams (Organizations, Too) Should Adopt -- Starting Now

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When forced to adhere to the edicts of once-successful traditions, ethics, or customs, a team is adopting someone else's recollection of the way to perform, which has no relevance now.

Value, Ease of Use, and Social Use: Adoption Readiness in Nutshell

Connection Cafe

Unfortunately, this is … Technology Adoption Readiness Change Management Ease of Use Human Factors Social Use TAM Technology Acceptance Model ValueWhat’s the point of technology if no one uses it?

50-59 year olds are early tech adopters too? | RAZ Mobile

AFP Blog

50-59 year olds are early tech adopters too? | RAZ Mobile : "It makes me want to ask “Well, if older folks don’t use the internet then where are all the typewriters?” I observe older Americans (I guess the correct term would be “Boomers”) head down, finger extended, tapping and sliding around on their smartphones just as much as I see Gen X, Y or Z so the notion that Boomers somehow lag is a faulty notion to me. " ''via Blog this

Digital Adoption Survey Aims to Learn More About the Digital Divide

Frogloop

A new Digital Adoption Survey explores how organizations keep staff connected, from offices to virtual teams, as well as how the Internet factors into program or service delivery. Throughout this digital adoption survey, we define digital divide as any barrier that prevents people from being able to access technology. How do online services and Internet access help you and your team deliver services and programs, and connect you with the people you serve?

Boosting Board Collaboration: Getting Board Buy-In for Collaboration Tools

NTEN

A board is made up of a group of people, and people have varying levels of comfort with, and willingness to adopt, new technology. How confident are you in their willingness to accept and adopt new solutions, and their ability to overcome technological hurdles? Whichever solution or solutions you choose, there are steps to minimize adoption challenges and ensure a more seamless transition for busy boardmembers.

6 Strategies For The Post-Implementation Of Nonprofit Technology

TechImpact

Upgrading your nonprofits technology is always a must-do, however not proving the proper post-implementation measures can lead to a lack of adoption or low use of new features, rendering the investment worthless. Here are 6 strategies for increasing adoption and user awareness from NTEN.

More Arcs adopting Social Media

NCE Social Media

Here is a list of chapters that I’ve come across today that are using Twitter. These are in addition to the Arc Hamilton and The Albany Arc , which I have mentioned previously. The Arc of the US @TheArcUS. The Arc of Dallas @arcdallas. The Arc of Minnesota @TheARCofMN. The Arc of Monroe @ArcofMonroe. The Arc Solano @TheArcSolano. AHRC New York City @AHRCNYC. The Arc of Montgomery County @arcmcmd. The Arc of Montgomery County Junior Volunteer Program @arcmcvolunteers.

Wikipatterns: Adoption and Anti-Adoption

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He describes it as: This was quite an exciting discovery, a group of people trying to put together a pattern language about wiki adoption. We shall see There are patterns and anti-patterns and organized by individual behavior (people patterns) and group behavior (adoption patterns). Adoption Lunch Menu. Anti Adoption All Wiki All The Time. This resource, along with Andy Roberts work, are invaluable resources in planning a project that involves wiki adoption

Nonprofit Groups Outpace Businesses in Adopting Social-Networking Tools - Philanthropy.com

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Groups Outpace Businesses in Adopting Social-Networking Tools - Philanthropy.com: "Nonprofit Groups Outpace Businesses in Adopting Social-Networking ToolsNonprofit organizations have long been labeled Luddites when it comes to adopting new technology.But a forthcoming study by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research shows nonprofit groups are actually

Daily DoGooder: Adoption: The Hamster

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.Adoption: The Hamster | 0:31 Adopt Us Kids To mark National Adoption Month we are highlighting The Adoption Campaign, which aims to significantly increase the awareness of the urgent need for parents to provide loving, permanent homes for children and teens in foster care.

Don't forget your late adopters.

SocialFish

They may need a little extra care. But once they get it, they will get it. Promise

Wiki Adoption in Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I contributed my two cents about wiki adoption off the top of my head and Rob did a great summary of my advice and also from others -- so I'm posting here for the next time I want to think about wiki adoption. An interesting examination of the " ten best wiki communities " More general tips and a case study of wiki adoptionI love the slideshow from the good folks from Atlassian Software www.atlassian.com. It gives me another opportunity to thank Jeffrey S.

Colleges Are Reluctant to Adopt New Publication Venues - Chronicle.com

AFP Blog

Colleges Are Reluctant to Adopt New Publication Venues - Chronicle.com: "Colleges Are Reluctant to Adopt New Publication VenuesAcademe has been slow to accept new forms of scholarship like blogs, wikis, and video clips, according to a report released last week that examines emerging technology trends in higher education

Study on Nonprofit Technology Adoption Released | Management Consulting 2.0

AFP Blog

Thanks to Deborah Finn for the heads upStudy on Nonprofit Technology Adoption Released | Management Consulting 2.0: "Study on Nonprofit Technology Adoption ReleasedDiscuss Here: [link] attached paper seeks to determine the critical factors that influence the adoption and effective use of technologies within the nonprofit sector.

The Interpretive Dance of Social Media Adoption

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Technology adoption is part choreographed, part improvisation. The point of that Hinchliffe makes about best practices for adoption of Enterprise 2.0 (or Stop thinking that adopting social media or social software or online collaboration tools is a matter of selecting a tool off a menu.

Pheed and Sulia: Two New Social Networks for the Nonprofit Early Adopters | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

AFP Blog

Pheed and Sulia: Two New Social Networks for the Nonprofit Early Adopters | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits : Nonprofits that have the capacity to be early adopters have learned that early adoption in and of itself is a wise social media strategy.

How One Nonprofit Saved Thousands of Dogs Using Social Media

NetWits

Invisible dogs” refer to the forgotten pets found in city shelters that face tremendous odds to get adopted. “[We’re] We’re] turning that into a real message about adopting dogs unseen in the nation’s shelters,” explains Claudia Perrone, marketing manager for Best Friends.

PBS ShowCase Presentation: Social Media Adoption Challenges

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This got me thinking about the adoption challenges faced by nonprofits in embracing these new tools. However, based on observing nonprofits that have been effective - there are definitely some patterns of success for social media adoption. | View | Upload your own.

Disaster relief calculator, developed at URI, is adopted by U.S. international relief agency | Business Notes - Business | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal - The Providence Journal

AFP Blog

Disaster relief calculator, developed at URI, is adopted by U.S. Called the Greatest Good Donation Calculator, and developed by students and faculty in business and computer engineering, the calculator was adopted by the U.S.

Web2.0 Adoption from Business Perspective

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Carr reports that some hard data is coming out this week on the adoption of Web 2.0 Fully 89% of the CIOs said they had adopted at least one of six prominent Web 2.0 Although Forrester didn't break out adoption rates by tool, it did say that CIOs saw relatively high business value in RSS, wikis, and tagging and relatively low value in social networking and blogging. adoption, and the results are quite different. technologies but much less widespread adoption.