6 Ways to Harness Your CRM Solution as a Change Management Tool

Connection Cafe

This is the time to question how things have always been done and consider changes that will expand your institution’s reach. First, I recommend that you position the CRM solution implementation as step one of a long-term process of change.

Change Management Is the Foundation of a Social Organization

SocialFish

It addresses the need to drive change in an effort to shift employee behavior, communicate effectively across job functions and geographies and remove organizational silos. Otherwise, change will not occur. Michael Brito is currently a Vice President at Edelman Digital.

Noodling Around Change Management and Social Media Adoption

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I asked for some recommendations on Twitter for the best practical sources for change management. Joitske recommend Learning To Change. She also pointed me to an older post on her blog about one of theories of change in the book based on thinking styles.

Strategies for Powering Learning Through CRM Go-Live and Beyond

Connection Cafe

And, because everyone loves change and learning new technology, you aren’t anticipating any challenges when communicating this decision or providing training to impacted teams across campus. It reminded colleagues that all change is incremental and to take one step at a time. .

3 Ways to Embrace Change and Shake the Status Quo at Your Organization

Connection Cafe

Your nonprofit’s mission is likely the same as it was when your organization began; to make an impact and to effect change, whether locally, nationally or globally. The challenge then is to stay true to your mission while taking the steps needed to keep pace in a changing industry.

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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?

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How To Help Your Employees Embrace Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Change is inevitable. Change is good. Help your employees and team learn to embrace change. It's often the stress that people resist, not the change itself. Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights ( Pauline R.

Have You Ever Tried Changing the Tires While Driving the Car?

NTEN

How to navigate change management when your nonprofit doesn't have the luxury of putting your mission work on pause. Today we are all navigating our way through massive change. Change Management change management psychology Leadership Lisa Colton.

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

Connection Cafe

My last post covered a few common denominators I see in successful IT projects at nonprofit organizations: executive vision and involvement, defining requirements, and proactive risk identification and management, all of which provide a solid foundation for executing a project.

Disruption: The New Normal

NTEN

Business Development Manager. It's true that the only true constant is change, but then how can nonprofits plan? change management Change Management Leadership Josh Schukman. VolunteerMark.

How To Explain Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When you communicate change to your team, explain the logical and rational reasons for the change: 1. Explain how the change will make employees feel before, during and after the implementation.

How To Explain Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When you communicate change to your team, explain the logical and rational reasons for the change: 1. Explain how the change will make employees feel before, during and after the implementation.

Learning How To Change And Grow

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Change Change Leadership Change Management Change Quotes Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management"One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time." -- Andre Gide.

How To Lead Breakthrough Change Against All Odds

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Pottruck 's book, Stacking the Deck , teaches readers a nine-step course of action leaders can follow from the first realization that change is needed through all the steps of implementation, including assembling the right team of close advisors and getting the word out to the wider group.

When Millennials Take Over: How to Prepare Your Nonprofit For the Future of Business

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Millenials will be taking over: is your nonprofit ready for the cultural sea change? Change Management cultural change Leadership millenials nonprofit technology culture Organizational Culture Maddie Grant, CAE. Principal. Culture That Works.

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The 13th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Competitive & Innovative Nonprofits"

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The articles in the March issue of the NTEN: Change journal capture stories of nonprofits in transition; they’re transforming from one stage to another, using technology to fuel their campaigns, initiatives, and to optimize their day-to-day work. >>Read

The Three Ways To Discuss Change With Your Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When you communicate change to your team, explain the logical and rational reasons for the change: 1. Explain how the change will make employees feel before, during and after the implementation. Change Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Explaining Change Managing Change

When Change Is Good

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Change is disturbing when it is done to us, exhilarating when it is done by us." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Change Change Management Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Rosabeth Moss Kanter

How To Lead Breakthrough Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Pottruck 's book, Stacking the Deck , teaches readers a nine-step course of action leaders can follow from the first realization that change is needed through all the steps of implementation, including assembling the right team of close advisors and getting the word out to the wider group.

Change Is Inevitable. Change Is Good. Embrace Change.

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Change is inevitable. Change is good. Help your employees and team learn to embrace change. It''s often the stress that people resist, not the change itself. Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights ( Pauline R.

Tech Planning Smackdown

NTEN

Manager of Technology. And how can tech staff change their perceived roles within their organizations? Change Management IT Planning tech leadership Tech Planning IT Staff Steve Heye. The Cara Program. Technology is the offspring of vision and innovation.

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Applications for the Nonprofit Tech Academy are due April 8

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change management Change Management Digital Strategy intensive it Leadership Leadership nonprofit tech academy NTA social media Staffing Strategy IT Staff We still have a few slots available in our Nonprofit Tech Academy for spring 2014, but the application deadline is fast approaching. Does the following sound good to you?

6 Key Steps to Post-Implementation Tech Project Success

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Change Management implementation success Leadership Missy Longshore nptech nten Organizational Culture IT Staff Missy Longshore. Post-Implementation Salesforce Success Consultant. Longshore Consulting.

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. Change Management Leadership measuring impact technology adoption Kathryn Engelhardt-Cronk.

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Nonprofits Must Fight Stereotypes When Using New Technologies to Save Lives

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Mina Chang. Advocacy Change Management disaster response tech management unmanned aerial vehicles Program Linking the World. Innovation and adoption of new technologies is not without controversy. For example: How does your nonprofit leadership feel about unmanned aerial vehicles? Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in November 2013, killing more than 6,000 people.

Making Smarter Decisions when Selecting Technology

NTEN

Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management. I’ve seen agencies that are level-headed and take measured steps in nearly everything go a little bonkers when greeting the unfamiliar organizational change opportunity presented by a major technology purchase. Jeff Forster. Senior Consultant.

The September Issue of NTEN:Change is Now Available

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Change Management change management green IT idealware Leadership nonprofit leadership nptech nten:change Planning Social Media social media measurementThe third issue of NTEN's quarlerly journal for nonprofit leaders is free and hot off the press.

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How To Help Your Employees Embrace Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Change is inevitable. Change is good. Help your employees and team learn to embrace change. It's often the stress that people resist, not the change itself. Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights ( Pauline R.

Tech Across Your Org: Social Media Collaboration Across the NYC Elder Abuse Center

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following is from the December 2012 issue of NTEN:Change , NTEN's quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders. The Center staff includes just five staff members (four full-time) plus one very part-time social media manager at five hours a week. The social media team includes the Deputy Director, the Special Projects Director, the Social Media Manager, the social media consultant, summer interns, and an outside content development consultant.

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Dr. Roger Dean Duncan On Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Change is inevitable. Change is good. Help your employees and team learn to embrace change. It''s often the stress that people resist, not the change itself. Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights ( Pauline R.

Nine Steps To Lead Breakthrough Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Pottruck ''s book, Stacking the Deck , teaches readers a nine-step course of action leaders can follow from the first realization that change is needed through all the steps of implementation, including assembling the right team of close advisors and getting the word out to the wider group.

How Kickstarter Got Subtitles and Captions

NTEN

accessibility Change Management Leadership Social Media Web Sites IT StaffDavid Peter. Software Engineer. Kickstarter. From an idea to a Hack Day to the sacrifice of a guy named Ian's life force: how Kickstarter bolted accessibility to its website. Last week, Kickstarter added an important new feature to its website: the ability for people to place captions and subtitles on the videos they upload.

How To Be A Change Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Art of Change Leadership demystifies the psychology behind our reactions to change and offers a powerful collection of tools to inspire individual and collective transformation quickly and more effectively, explains author of the book, Cheryl Cran.

Follow Your Donors to Leading Technology

NTEN

Change Management Fundraising Management mobile fundraising online fundraising Fundraising Elissa Everett. Director of Marketing. oneID. More and more, your donors are online, mobile, and tech-curious.

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How To Embrace Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Change is inevitable. Change is good. Help your employees and team learn to embrace change. It's often the stress that people resist, not the change itself. Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights ( Pauline R.

Tips for Content Curators from Beth Kanter: How To Avoid Getting "Content Fried"

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from a feature article in the June 2012 issue of NTEN:Change , NTEN's quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders. Managing Physical Space: When I see clutter in my physical work spaces, I try to take that as a sign that I need to hit a pause button.

When and How to Communicate a Technology Rollout Plan

NTEN

Change Management Leadership nonprofit technology planning tech management Adam Roth. StreamLink Software. You're about to roll out your technology plan. But are all members of your team ready to roll out with you? New technology often brings with it a sense of optimism. Perhaps information will be centralized, communication easier, time and money saved, or mundane tasks automated.

Getting Beyond the Slacktivism Debate

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following first appeared in the June 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. Managers need to make sure the right questions are being asked. But if you ask for a campaign that achieves goals based on a sound theory of change, then you can get that too.

Three Quick Tips For How Best To Explain Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When you communicate change to your team, explain the logical and the rational reasons for the change: 1. Explain how the change will make employees feel before, during and after the implementation. Change Management Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Explaining Change

Introducing a New NTEN Workbook: Getting Started With Data-Driven Decision Making

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Change Management data Data data-driven Leadership nonprofit data nptech Organizational Culture strategy Strategy workbook IT Staff

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Embrace Change To Grow

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Change is inevitable. Change is good. Help your employees and team learn to embrace change. It''s often the stress that people resist, not the change itself. Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights ( Pauline R.

You're invited to NTEN's inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco

NTEN

After over a decade of convening our signature annual Nonprofit Technology Conference, we are excited to unveil and invite you to our inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco on September 3-6. For attendees, the Leading Change Summit experience begins when you register.

Will Your Nonprofit be Ready for the Future of Payments?

NTEN

bitcoin Change Management mobile fundraising online payments Fundraising Stacy Dyer. Owner. TG Consulting. Bitcoin and other new payment systems: what they are, what they aren't, and why you should care. The timing is perfect for you to learn from trail-blazing organizations already breaking ground in new frontiers, while still being early enough to claim advantages for your own cause.