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Project Management Tips: Team

Connection Cafe

As a nonprofit professional, you wear many hats, often including being a project manager for your organization’s technology projects.

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Workplace Genome Project: Q1 Update

SocialFish

active member projects. is using their Workplace Genome as the launch-pad for a long-term cultural transformation project. Overview.

4 Creative Summertime Fundraising Projects

John Haydon

4 Creative Summertime Fundraising Projects How can you make the most of summertime mode? In June, everyone shifts into summertime mode.

Meet Gen Z Philanthropist Sejal Makheja, Founder Elevator Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She said she went to the Gen Z Conference because she wanted to cultivate the skills she’ll need to take the Elevator Project to a national scale.

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

Connection Cafe

What makes an IT project successful? These are of course just a handful of considerations when planning a project. Resources.

Effective Project Management: Three Critical Activities

NTEN

Julia, a staff member at a nonprofit, offers her story about project management and personal growth. Having never managed a project, I was thrilled when the Executive Director asked if I wanted to be the project manager for the website initiative. Project management seemed easy and straightforward. Owner. LAD Enterprizes.

5 Steps to Nonprofit Project Management [FREE TEMPLATE]

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From conception to implementation, nonprofit organizations can benefit from project management – especially when the agile environment means staffers have to wear multiple hats. The post 5 Steps to Nonprofit Project Management [FREE TEMPLATE] appeared first on The See3 Blog. Here's a free template to get you started.

Project Management Tips: Timeline

Connection Cafe

In our first post on project management, we identified seven characteristics of a winning project team. Nonprofit Management Operations

Crowdfunding Tools to Fundraise the Project of Your Dreams

SocialFish

While Kickstarter is a great tool, it’s not the best for all projects. Businesses, as well as individuals, can benefit from crowdfunding. Razoo.

Cancer Council SA Ambassador Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Enter the Ambassador Project. Wading into the social media pond … one step at a time guest post by Matt Sarre. The social media pond.

What Makes an IT Project Successful? Nonprofit Edition

Connection Cafe

What makes an IT project successful? But as many of us have found out the hard way, on-time and on-budget projects do not necessarily mean a new system will realize proposed goals and yield expected value…or that users will even adopt the system as desired. Has this team clearly defined and agreed to desired project outcomes?

7 Habits of Highly Successful Technology Partnerships

Connection Cafe

You may get started with this partner, but will your bargain partner be there to see the project through to the end?

My Colorado Project empowers local change: Interview with Jason Manke

Amy Sample Ward

Jason is the Media Director and My Colorado Project Manger for Community Shares of Colorado. Do you know how hard that is?! But it will be!

How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Professional Development Projecting Professionalism

#12DaysOfGiving Charity Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

12 Days of Giving… One Amazing Project. “One person can make a difference, and every person should try.” ” ~ John F.

Project for Awesome Pays It Forward

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Project Awesome is pretty, well, awesome. To bring it full circle, check out Shawn’s video for Project Awesome. Fundraising

Museum 2.0 Rerun: Inside the Design of an Amazing Museum Project to Capture People's Stories

Museum 2.0

It made me dig up this 2011 interview with Tina Olsen (then at the Portland Art Museum) about their extraordinary Object Stories project.

A Free Agent for Hunger: Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project collects gently used tote bags for distribution to the region’s food pantries. Free Agent

Building a Business Case for IT Projects: Nonprofit Edition

Connection Cafe

Whether budgeting for an IT project, proposing organizational change, or starting a new program, building a business case is key to getting buy-in, funding, and approval for your initiative, as well as providing a baseline for measuring the investment’s success over time. Will a new system help feed more children? Reducing expenditures.

7 LGBT Tech Projects You Need to Know

Tech Soup Blog

In honor of LGBT Pride Month , I wanted to highlight some inspiring LGBT technology projects you should follow and champion. Trans*H4ck. LOL!'s

How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Projecting Professionalism Acknowledge mistakes and shortcomings and learn how to correct them.

Effective Project Management: Three Critical Activities

NTEN

Julia, a staff member at a nonprofit, offers her story about project management and personal growth. Having never managed a project, I was thrilled when the Executive Director asked if I wanted to be the project manager for the website initiative. Project management seemed easy and straightforward. Owner. LAD Enterprizes.

How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Projecting Professionalism Acknowledge mistakes and shortcomings and learn how to correct them.

The Evolution of the Global Scale Project: We need you!

Amy Sample Ward

The Global Scale project has had a slow start. And we still see that need, and still think we can help. where do I fit? With a name like that!

What makes a nonprofit technology project successful?

Idealware

Here goes: 1) Make sure management is bought in to the project from the start. 2) Make sure there is a defined budget for the project.

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How Can Funders Assess Nonprofit Readiness for Tech Projects?

Idealware

Funding Technology Projects. ROI for a technology project is complex and there are many ongoing costs of maintaining the technology.

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Exciting open access project in Vancouver!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just spent a couple of days in Vancouver with the team at the Public Knowledge Project , a terrific example of an open source social enterprise. Their largest project is Open Journal Systems, software for running a scholarly journal. of Vancouver), so that a new journal can be launched without even needing its own home server.

Project AWARE Dives Deep Into Ocean Data, Turning Scuba Divers into Citizen Scientists

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Project AWARE Goes Deep on Engagement, Turning Scuba Divers into Citizen Scientists – guest post by Darren Barefoot. million divers.

Small Business Set-Up and Digital Project Management

SocialFish

Well, one thing that will help a great deal, particularly in the early stages, is Digital Project Management. Get Qualified. photo credit ).

Empowering Communities in Land Use Development Projects

NTEN

Jeb Ory. Phone2Action. The power of community engagement is in your hands. Behold, your phone.

How to Plan a Mobile App Project

NTEN

Matt Blair. Software Developer. Independent. What are some of the major things to consider when designing a mobile app?

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The Nine Steps of Planning a Successful Technology Project

Tech Soup Blog

In addition to planning what is part of the project, make sure to state what is not included, to avoid scope creep. Define Needs. Train Users.

6 Questions To Ask During Project Reviews

Eric Jacobsen Blog

And, these questions are important to ask even if there was no mistakes made during the project. What actually happened? Why did this happen?

Adventures in Artist-Driven Public Engagement: Machine Project at the Hammer Museum

Museum 2.0

The Machine Project and the Hammer Museum have just released an incredible ebook documenting Machine's year-long residency at the Hammer in 2010.

How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Projecting Professionalism Acknowledge mistakes and shortcomings and learn how to correct them.

The $13 Billion Closet That’s Making Fashion a Force for Good

Connection Cafe

Anna Palmer, co-founder of Fashion Project, is one of those inspired CEOs. And with that thought, Fashion Project was born.

Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times

AFP Blog

Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times : NEW YORK—In Our Backyards (IOBY), the only environment-focused, online crowd-sourcing platform, has been helping local community projects find micro-philanthropists.

Treat Your Social Media Measurement Like A 6th Grader’s Science Fair Project!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Both my kids have worked on projects for their school’s science fair. Flickr Photo by the Consortium. Results.

5 Tips for Keeping Your Video Project Organized and On Budget

See What's Out There

When projects get off track, it often means they go over budget. The post 5 Tips for Keeping Your Video Project Organized and On Budget appeared first on The See3 Blog. Video is a significant investment of time and resources for any not-for-profit, no matter how big or small.

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The Five Best Tools For Quick And Effective Project Management

NTEN

Peter Campbell, IT Director, Earthjustice As an IT Director, co-workers, peers, and consultants frequently ask me, "Do you use Microsoft Project ?" Then I elaborate with my true opinion of Project: it's a great tool if you're building a bridge or a luxury hotel. Real world projects require far more agile and accessible tools.