Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

Connection Cafe

bbcon 2016 , the conference where technology and social good meet, featured a session from Alan Levine, a senior consultant at Barker & Scott Consulting. During Alan’s session, he really focused on the importance of organization culture in technology projects.

Good Meets Gadgets: Best Nonprofit Technology Conferences of 2015

EveryAction

It''s almost hard to imagine what life at a nonprofit was like before we could blast out fundraising emails, share stories over Facebook, or issue a call-to-action via Twitter. Technology trends evolve fast + nonprofit pros need to stay on the pulse.

Prescriptive Analytics for Nonprofits—How Data Technology Can Transform the Way We Work

Connection Cafe

Digital technology is revolutionizing our lives. Prescriptive analytics can transform the way nonprofits work. Nonprofit Technology Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence for Nonprofits big data Data Science Data Technology predictive analytics Prescriptive Analytics

5 Ways Technology Can Help Your Nonprofit Do More Good

EveryAction

software nonprofit technology CRMThe way people give is constantly changing. People may care about your cause, but it doesn’t mean they will donate. So what drives them?

7 Habits of Highly Successful Technology Partnerships

Connection Cafe

When you decide to integrate new technology in your organization, you may have a good idea about what you want that technology to do, you may even have leads about who makes it – but how can you be sure you’ve found the perfect partner to initiate and implement new solutions for your organization?

11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the privilege of networking with over 2000 nonprofit experts and professionals at NTEN ‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). Here are the top 11 tips for nonprofits to embrace technology for even greater impact.

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5 Ways Technology Will Shape the Nonprofit Sector in 2014

Connection Cafe

Technology is changing the world around us – sometimes in subtle ways and sometimes in very dramatic ways. Consumer behavior is changing, companies are figuring out how to best use the latest technology to sell products and services and improve brand loyalty.

Technology Strategy for the Nonprofit Startup

Connection Cafe

Of all the activities required to launch a nonprofit – writing bylaws, organizing the Board and various committees, completing the appropriate paperwork, getting positive cash flow – IT strategy and planning understandably fall pretty far down on the launch checklist.

Blockchain Technology: What Is It and How Is It Relevant for Nonprofits?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Paul Lamb , Principal at Man On A Mission Consulting , has over 25 years of experience in business, nonprofit management, technology, and public policy. But what exactly is blockchain it and how is it relevant for nonprofits? At its core blockchain is a database technology.

6 Nonprofit Technology Takeaways and One Killer Find from #12NTC

NetWits

It’s been a few days since I returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA. Key Takeaway : Email should be a critical part of every nonprofits communication strategy. Nonprofit Technology Conference Withdrawal by Beth Kanter.

What Is Nonprofit Technology? | NTEN

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What Is Nonprofit Technology? NTEN : "A refresher course on what nonprofit technology is and isn''t." ''via Blog this

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The Changing Landscape of Nonprofit Technology (and What It Means for Your Org)

Connection Cafe

The emergence of cloud technology has changed the way people around the world work, communicate, share information, and support causes. More than 90% of nonprofit organizations are using some form of cloud computing today with half of them using multiple cloud services.

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What Is Nonprofit Technology?

NTEN

A refresher course on what nonprofit technology is and isn't. For the past 14 years, I''ve been working for nonprofits. I''ve also become active in what we call the "nptech" community—"nptech" being shorthand for "nonprofit technology.” Peter Campbell.

5 Low-Cost Technology Resources for Nonprofits

TechImpact

The average nonprofit budgets 1-2.2% of total annual spending for technology, according to the 2014 Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report from NTEN. Quite often, the majority of that budget only covers IT staff salaries and infrastructure overhead, leaving nonprofits with very little remaining to invest in new, cutting-edge technology resources.

Technology Challenges Nonprofits Face

TechImpact

Nonprofits tend to invest more in their missions and programs, and not necessarily in technology resources,” Anthony Pisapia, Director of Development and Programs for Tech Impact, explained. Beyond the social sphere, nonprofits see less activity from mailing (i.e.,

4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology

TechImpact

With the amount of new and innovative technology that is surfacing every day, assessing your nonprofit’s technology should be a daily process. While every nonprofit wants to cause change in some way, every nonprofit is different. The post 4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Industry News Leadership Tech cloud nonprofit nonprofit technology npTech

4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology

TechImpact

With the amount of new and innovative technology that is surfacing every day, assessing your nonprofit’s technology should be a daily process. While every nonprofit wants to cause change in some way, every nonprofit is different.

What to Do When Technology Isn’t Your Problem

Robert Weiner

Does it feel like you never find the right combination of technologies to just make things work? People and process problems frequently masquerade as technology problems. & technology for organizational problems. Copyright P. Mueller [link].

Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

Connection Cafe

Crowdfunding technology offers a great option to increase impact from philanthropy dollars, and it helps brands create an authentic cause connection. Nonprofit Fundraising crowdfunding crowdfunding technology csr nonprofit marketing

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! Nonprofit Management. Nonprofit Technology, and more!

Non-Technology Trends for the CIO

Connection Cafe

Focus on how market drivers will impact stakeholders, and then to understand their impact on nonprofit strategy and subsequently technology. IT Infrastructure Procurement Technology Drivers Strategy technology

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Infographic: Mobile Technology Fighting Poverty

TechImpact

The post Infographic: Mobile Technology Fighting Poverty appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Industry News Mobile Tech Mobile Technology nonprofit nonprofit technology npTech

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CommunityOS Software for Nonprofits at The Nonprofit Technology Conference!

VisionLink

VisionLinkers Jamie and Gigi returned last Friday from exhibiting at the Nonprofit Technology Conference held in Washington, DC! Thanks to everyone who participated at the conference and to the Nonprofit Technology Network for hosting a great event.

10 Reasons to be at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC)

Connection Cafe

We’re one month out from NTEN’s annual Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Washington, DC. The official hashtag, #14NTC , is starting to buzz on Twitter, and I’m getting hyped about connecting with nonprofit leaders from around the globe!

Technology And The Modern Fundraiser - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

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Technology And The Modern Fundraiser - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "The new and growing challenges of today might be met with tomorrow’s advancements in technologies such as virtual reality, image reading and consolidated databases in the years to come." 'via

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Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I’m thrilled to be doing a panel on nonprofit technology training and it has a bit of a star wars theme, “ Learn You Will.” Photo from Librarianismchronicles Blog.

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Six Best Practices from the NGO Technology Report

Connection Cafe

The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report provides insight on the online and mobile communication tools NGOs around the world use to promote general awareness, communicate with core audiences and raise funds from donors, as well as an analysis of those online tools and comparisons of regional usage.

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5 Strategies To Help Implement Technology In Your Nonprofit

TechImpact

Technology is advancing at a seemingly unintelligible rate. Sometimes, however, taking the dive for the new piece of technology can be daunting. You may ask: Will this substantially benefit my nonprofit? Is this technology worth the time it will take to implement?

5 Technology Stats From Over 500 Nonprofit Executives

TechImpact

shares an infographic from InfoGroup , identifying the nonprofit technology gap by surveying over 500 nonprofit executives to find out how they are using or not using technology to achieve their organization’s mission. Visual.ly

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10 Technology Adoption And Success Stats From Nonprofits

TechImpact

Did you know that small nonprofits have an average 1.26 IT staff members , and that larger nonprofits average 8.56 ? Check out these other compelling statistics: Over 75% of the leading nonprofits are engaged in tech planning and adoption.

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4 Emerging Technologies That Will Affect Nonprofits

TechImpact

Technology is evolving at the speed of light. Here are 4 up and coming technologies that have the potential to change your nonrpfit’s daily operations forever. Your nonprofit should be constantly on top of what is happening in not only your industry, but you competitor’s too.

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends To Prepare For In 2014

TechImpact

Technological advancement appears to be an unstoppable force. As a result of these inherent technological advancements, nonprofits are forced to continue to adapt to an ever changing landscape. What is your nonprofit expecting in 2014? Image courtesy of TechDay.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

Everyaction

Choosing the right nonprofit software can seem like an overwhelming task, from getting each stakeholder on board, to researching all of your options and hoping to find one that fits both your needs and your budget, to actually transitioning to and implementing the new system.

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Predictions for Nonprofit Fundraising Technology in 2012

Robert Weiner

NTEN published my somewhat snarky predictions for nonprofits' use of fundraising technologies in 2012. many nonprofits will struggle with out-of-date systems. But others will fail to see that technology, and people who know how to support and use technology, are necessary investments. Advancement Services Fundraising IT Management Mobile Communications Nonprofit Management Nonprofit Technology NTEN Online Fundraising Social Media Web Web 2.0

4 Important Considerations Before Investing in Today’s Technology for Tomorrow

Connection Cafe

What technology is best? As an account executive for foundation management technology solutions at MicroEdge + Blackbaud , I get asked these questions a lot. And because of this, customizable solutions are updated less frequently, making it difficult to keep up with the latest in technological advancements. This type of solution is much easier to use and support, implement, and requires little IT support, allowing for organization’s to keep technology cutting-edge.

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends.

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3 Factors to Consider When Evaluating New Technology

Connection Cafe

The impact of technology is huge—we can’t function without it. This is why it’s essential for non-profit organizations to embrace technology with caution. Employees are more likely to have some of the latest technology and upgrade sooner than the organization.

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

Everyaction

M+R Benchmarks Report , 40% of nonprofit website visitors in the year 2017 were using a mobile phone - a 9% increase from the year prior. Here are five things that all nonprofits should be doing in 2018 to keep up with mobile trends. nonprofit tools mobile

Unlocking Technology-for-Good Innovation

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

At Benetech, we advance technology applications that empower and protect underprivileged populations, and that also have the potential to become financially self-sustaining enterprises. So far, we’ve spun off one for-profit, one nonprofit, and sold one venture for $5 million.

How to Prepare Your Pitch for New Technology Investments

Connection Cafe

How we get and share information, and our fundamental behaviors as human beings, are all being disrupted by the influence that technology and the internet are having on our lives and the world around us. And while the need to change is there, it can often be challenging to illustrate and justify the investment in technology that can make that change and growth possible. Below are the four key areas to focus on while preparing your pitch for technology investment: Know the trends.

20 Insightful Nonprofit Technology And Social Media Stats

TechImpact

Some of the most current and meaningful stats about nonprofits and the digital realm, from sources such as Nonprofit Tech For Good , Waggener Edstrom , TechSoup , and the Artez Interactive. 59% of people donate after becoming a follower of a nonprofit’s social network.

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4 Steps to Ensure Your Nonprofit Technology Investment Pays Off in Months, Not Years.

Connection Cafe

program, a group consulting service that helps nonprofit organizations deepen constituent engagement and accelerate online fundraising. In a recent paper, Making the Pitch to Nonprofit Leadership: How to Convey and Sell the Need to Invest in Fundraising Technology , my colleague Danielle Johnson-Vermenton and I explored how nonprofit fundraisers can advocate for investments in online fundraising technology. Andrew Shoaff manages Blackbaud’s Essentials with Go!

Nonprofit Technology Conference Withdrawal

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) was the 12th conference that I have attended (it had earlier reiterations). Every year it is like attending a family reunion. I have some many friends and colleagues that I only get to see once a year at the NTC.