Rethink Your Website Redesign Process

SocialFish

Possible Result : Instead of a new CMS, you might need to change your workflow or make changes to your current CMS to support it properly (or both). This is the first in a new series of posts about rethinking how you approach your website.

Top Ten Reasons to Streamline Your Grant Cycle with Automated Processes

Connection Cafe

With healthcare in a constant state of change, it’s hard to keep up, much less excel as a provider. Top Ten Reasons to Streamline Your Grant Cycle with Automated Processes. This allows organizations to eliminate redundant tasks and streamline processes for simplicity and efficiency.

The 9 Considerations for a Successful Budget Process

Connection Cafe

A good budgeting process engages those who are responsible for adhering to the budget and implementing the organization’s objectives in creating the budget. Your annual budgeting process should be documented with tasks, responsibility assignments, and clearly stated deadlines.

Your Nonprofit’s New Data Management Process

TechImpact

Data management can be a tedious, difficult process. Below, we have spelled out for you the “4 A’s” of data management to help you get started on your data collecting process, according to Sidekick Solutions. Data alone can not change the world, but with your help, it just might.

This Digital Marketing Process Will Make You Write Better Content

Nonprofits Source

Do you have a digital marketing process in place to manage your content, social, email, and engagement activities? In this article, I’m going to share a strategic marketing process that, when followed, will help you create content your audience will love.

How to Stare Down Organizational Change and Win

Connection Cafe

When facing these truths as y our everyday reality, how do you find space to focus on what you can control and subsequently a ffect positive change? . Don’t forget to engage your team in the process. Focus on the things you can control. Easier said than done, right?

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Developing a Theory of Change, Part 1: A Logical Process

Museum 2.0

This is the first in a two-part series about the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History’s new theory of change. This week, Ian David Moss and I are each writing blog posts about our collaborative process to develop a theory of change at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History.

The 9 Considerations for a Successful Budget Process

Connection Cafe

A good budgeting process engages those who are responsible for adhering to the budget and implementing the organization’s objectives in creating the budget. Your annual budgeting process should be documented with tasks, responsibility assignments, and clearly stated deadlines.

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are the foundation of the learning process. The Greek Philosopher, Heraclitus, was recorded multiple times for saying “Change is the only constant in life.”

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 95: What the Heck is Robotic Process Automation? (and Why Your Organization Needs It)

Connection Cafe

Enter robotic process automation (RPA), a technology that automates repetitive processes and allows organizations to better control their expenses, increase their margins, and drive more revenue. The relationship between digital transformation and robotic process automation.

Facebook makes changes…AGAIN

NCE Social Media

In the past week Facebook anounced two changes that I think you should take note of: 1) they are going to start allowing hashtags to be posted in status updates and 2) they changed the news feed again. Facebook is still in the process of rolling it out to all !

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Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 2d: Usability Tests

Connection Cafe

Note: This is the fifth in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Usability Testing of any sort is a good idea to incorporate into your design process to validate (or invalidate!) See the end of this post for a linked index of other posts in the series. Purposes.

Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 2b: Surveys and Interviews

Connection Cafe

Note: This is the third in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. What might you like to change on the site? See the end of this post for a linked index of other posts in the series. Purposes.

70:20:10: Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are the foundation of the learning process. The Greek Philosopher, Heraclitus, was recorded multiple times for saying “Change is the only constant in life.”

Change-friendly Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Because Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan delivers so much timely, straight-forward and relevant wisdom in his book, Change-friendly Leadership , reading it is like talking with your trusted best friend. It's often the stress that people resist, not the change itself.

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We are so focused on getting things done, checking it off the to do list and the forward momentum that it requires, that we miss an important opportunity to hit the pause button, reflect, and improve process.

3 Key Benefits of Switching from Manual Check Writing to Automated Processes

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Fortunately, there is a solution to your problems that will not only save you loads of time but also eliminate the inherent stress of using outdated manual processes.

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

Connection Cafe

As systems and processes are being re-written, it’s an ideal time to set new goals, experiment with different processes, and emerge stronger on the other side of your transition. People tend to want to bend their new CRM solution to fit existing processes and workflows.

Social business demands culture change

SocialFish

Social business demands culture change. . Most organizations today are simply not compatible with the way a social business really works – but culture change takes time. However, we believe that you can change your culture one process at a time. Change Portfolio.

Staying Nimble in a Time of Change

Connection Cafe

It has impacted the way we interact and understand one another, and has changed the way some Americans think about what we value most. Changes are happening…we need to be aware. Who is giving, and how is giving behavior changing? These are unprecedented times.

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From Risk-taker to Spacemaker: Reflections on Leading Change

Museum 2.0

I learned this terminology later, from Beck Tench , who studies, mentors, and leads institutional change in public space. It took three things for me to change my perspective on this. institutional change Museum of Art and History risk

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.

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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A Handbook For Making 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.

The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: A Thorough Hiring Process

NonProfit Hub

What they’re about: “We’re the largest not for profit for young people and social change and we just sort of went through a big shift in the past few months. So what exactly does that hiring process look like for DoSomething.org?

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.

The Seven Arts Of Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

David Shaner's compelling, The Seven Arts of Change , shows business leaders that transforming a business only happens when each employee equates organizational change with the process of deep personal growth.

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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.

Technology Process Improvement for Nonprofits (Can Help Raise More Funds)

NTEN

Through continual improvement of your organizational processes, you can harness the technology to be more productive, even in the face of functionality flaws in your systems. What is Technology Process Improvement? Technology Process Improvement (TPI) is the practice of analyzing your team's technology-based processes, identifying how those processes can be improved, and implementing changes to make those improvements. Return to Step 1 with a new Process.

Making Participatory Processes Visible to Visitors

Museum 2.0

How do you acknowledge their participation in a way that helps subsequent visitors connect with the passion and hard work that went into the process? Community processes are both exciting and time-consuming. Not every participatory process has to scream "look at me!"

New CEOs and Culture Change

SocialFish

New CEOs have a golden opportunity to embark on the difficult work of changing organizational culture. Change is not easy, and culture change has its own specific challenges, so you don’t want to end up biting off more than you can chew.

Book: Simple Acts to Change the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: As we head into the holiday season and year-end giving, I invited Amy Neumann to share some thoughts about giving and her new book, “ Simple Acts to Change the World.” Simple acts change the world.

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Important changes for GiftWorks users

Robert Weiner

This change is in-line with our transition to a subscription-based service. Process recurring donations based on donors'' schedule of giving. To help clients through this transition, we will be hosting biweekly live webinars dedicated to showing them what has changed since 2013. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during these sessions as well as better understand the upgrade process.

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Using Software and Data to Change the World

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Using Software and Data to Change the World We are in an amazing time. We have to use this opening to help advance our goal; using software and data to change the world for the better! Collectively, we are getting ambitious about social change. Social change is not done to communities – it’s a partnership. It’s the best path to lasting change.

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.

What The Cloud Changes About Nonprofit Tech

TechImpact

will be fielded by your cloud provider who will process your request directly. you need to add new users, or change the functionality / permissions of a particular sect of users. What the cloud does is change your IT costs from a capital expense to an operation expense.

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Change Happens. Are you ready?

SocialFish

Change Readiness Challenge. So are you ready for change? Change; are you ready? Change is eternal. Dealing with change is like dealing with ice cream. The point is, we know the change is coming and we can prepare. But how should you change?

The Seven Arts Of Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

David Shaner's compelling, The Seven Arts of Change , shows business leaders that transforming a business only happens when each employee equates organizational change with the process of deep personal growth.

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Nonprofit Feasibility Studies: 6 Game-Changing Best Practices

Connection Cafe

To avoid common blunders, follow these six foolproof practices during your feasibility study: Know the feasibility study process like the back of your hand. Know the feasibility study process like the back of your hand.

Social business demands culture change

SocialFish

Social business demands culture change. . Most organizations today are simply not compatible with the way a social business really works – but culture change takes time. However, we believe that you can change your culture one process at a time. Change Portfolio.

Your Change Will Vary

SocialFish

I pointed out in November that one of the ultimate points in Humanize is that our organizations need to change. Use the book to change your workplace for the better. Make a change. Change is personal. Make some change. __.

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How Corporate Responsibility Software is Changing to Meet Market Demands

Givinga

The change is driven by employees and customers asking for more from corporate giving programs. In this article, we’ll look at some of these changing market demands. Modern platforms and services have to change to help companies adapt their programs to meet additional demands.

Payment Processing: Debunking the Top Five Myths

Tech Soup Blog

Greg Hammermaster is the president of Sage Payment Solutions , the electronic payment processing division for Sage North America , developer of technology for small and midsized businesses and. of payment processing, both to your donors and for your organization. why it can feel overwhelming to change card processing vendors. Below are five payment processing myths, and why you shouldn’t let them. Direct merchant processing companies are.