7 Habits of Highly Successful Technology Partnerships

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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?

Infographic: Technology And Education

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This quote demonstrates the state of technology and education currently. Without education, there is no future, and, unequivocally, technology is intertwined with the future of education. So what are the benefits of technology when it is mixed with education?

Six Best Practices from the NGO Technology Report

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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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Infographic: Mobile Technology Fighting Poverty

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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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Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

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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.

Four Ways to Engage Your Employees with Fundraising Technology

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The good news for corporations is that modern technology can help launch multiple individual employee engagement initiatives which are highly visible and have a high ROI without putting additional stress on resources.

Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends

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The post Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. General cloud cloud computing cloud technology data database fundraising nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTechCloud computing continues to intrigue the nonprofit community.

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Association Learning + Technology

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How are associations using learning technologies? The survey can be found at: Association Learning + Technology Survey. Every year or two the folks at Tagoras ask that question, and it’s that time again.

Technology Challenges Nonprofits Face

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“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. Image courtesy of Rensec IT Consulting.

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

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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.

How to Convince Leadership to Adopt New Technology

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It’s important that your board of directors understands the importance of new technology in letting your organization run like a well-oiled machine. Technology should be intuitive, affordable and able to grow with you, and your board should be willing to provide that for you.

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Infographic: How Technology Increases Funding

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While this NTEN eBenchmark Study is from 2012, the data continues to grow and support the future of nonprofit technology, and comparing years can lead to newly occurring trends. Fundraising Leadership Tech benchmark study email fundraising Mobile Fundraising social media technology

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Non-Technology Trends for the CIO

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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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The Importance Of Technology Planning

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Technology is often a challenge for nonprofits. According to a recent post from Techsoup, nonprofits can improve their use of technology by forming an effective plan. Start by examining … Continued The post The Importance Of Technology Planning appeared first on Tech Impact. Blog Industry News Leadership Tech evaluating current tech it nonprofit technology tech support technology For one, tech is expensive, and secondly it becomes obsolete fairly quickly.

Engaging in the Moment: Leveraging Technology for Good

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However, I am proposing that we find a better balance, and a way to use our technology to enhance our experiences rather than detract from the moment! So where do our myriad of devices and technologies come into play? Nonprofit Technology #GoodTakeOver #nptech Mobile Social Media

5 Low-Cost Technology Resources for Nonprofits

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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. The post 5 Low-Cost Technology Resources for Nonprofits appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

Technology for Good Report

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Technology for Good Report : Technology for Good identifies ten technologies being used in innovative ways to create positive social change. This makes Technology for Good a unique repository of inspiration for the public and private sectors, funders, and other change makers who support using technology for social good Examples are drawn from charitable organizations working on widely varied issues around the globe.

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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.

A Worthy Read: National Education Technology Plan

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just finished reading the National Education Technology Plan , and I can recommend it to anyone interested in the future of technology in American education. I found the explanations good, and the first part of the plan is well worth reading to understand some of the trends in educational applications of technology. So, there's a lot to like in there for me and our campaign for greater accessibility built into future educational technology and content!

You’ve Invested In Technology. Now What?

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So you invested in top of the line technology, intending to make your nonprofit more efficient and accessible. What areas of my nonprofit will benefit most from technology? How do you go about implementing that technology to immediately see that change you invested in?

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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4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology

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With the amount of new and innovative technology that is surfacing every day, assessing your nonprofit’s technology should be a daily process. 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

5 Ways Technology Can Help Your Nonprofit Do More Good

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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?

Good Meets Gadgets: Best Nonprofit Technology Conferences of 2015

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Now, thanks to innovators + technologists committed to doing more good, technology has helped broaden the reach of nonprofits further than ever before. Technology trends evolve fast + nonprofit pros need to stay on the pulse.

4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology

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With the amount of new and innovative technology that is surfacing every day, assessing your nonprofit’s technology should be a daily process. As a result of all these differences, each nonprofit’s technology should reflect their uniqueness. Image courtesy of University of Texas.

Global Report Shares Technology Habits of NGOs Around the World

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Public Interest Registry , the nonprofit operator of the.org domain, and Nonprofit Tech for Good recently released the results of the “ 2018 Global NGO Technology Report.” Only 41 percent of global respondents use encryption technology to protect data and communications.

26 Disruptive & Technology Trends

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26 Disruptive & Technology Trends 2016 – 2018 from Brian Solis. From Brian Solis. Oh and check out slide 27-28. ——— ( photo credit ). Featured Social, In Theory Industry Insider

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5 Technology Stats From Over 500 Nonprofit Executives

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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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5 Nonprofit Technology Trends To Prepare For In 2014

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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. Security Social Tech cloud computing Mobile Technology nonprofit technology npTech trends

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Technology Strategy for the Nonprofit Startup

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Long-term technology planning is always hard, but even more so when your enterprise hasn’t been launched, and might not yet be able to accept contributions. Procurement Technology Budgeting Compliance nonprofit planning Startup Strategy Sustainability Technology Strategy

6 Technology Concepts Nonprofits Need to Understand in 2018

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Advancements in internet technology will change how we live, how we serve, how we fundraise, and how we interact with humans, the natural world, and machines. The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report.

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5 Ways Technology Will Shape the Nonprofit Sector in 2014

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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.

4 Emerging Technologies That Will Affect Nonprofits

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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. Image courtesy of River Rock Films. Staying ahead of this fast paced world is often times difficult and even confusing.

Technology and the Environment

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

OK, well, not so unrepentant or unabashed since I’m writing this post on the varied factors around technology and the environment, and have been thinking about this issue for myself for a long time. Production and Disposal of Technology Equipment. It all makes sense, but what results is nonprofit technology’s contribution to e-waste. And all because this technology, all of it, is “ designed for the dump. &# ( Follow that link, please.).

3 Factors to Consider When Evaluating New Technology

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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.

Measuring What Matters: How Funders and Nonprofits Can Leverage Data and Technology for Impact

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Our panel discussion unpacked the role that data and technology plays in the relationship between funders and nonprofits and how critical this relationship is to accelerating success of the larger social good space. Additionally, tools and technology can help support and grow partnerships.

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12 Demographic & Technology Trends Changing the Nonprofit Sector Worldwide

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As the social conscience of globalization, the nonprofit sector needs to contemplate future challenges and adjust their programs accordingly – and to inspire the next generation to tackle these challenges, nonprofits need to also understand how Gen Z uses technology.

Technology and the Shift to Donor-Centric Fundraising

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Technology facilitates smarter messaging, smarter asks, and more personalized experiences with our organization. But NTEN is certainly not the only organization leveraging advances in technology to make fundraising a donor-centric process.

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

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It’s been a few days since I returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA. Highlights from the Nonprofit Technology Conference by JD Lesica. Nonprofit Technology Conference Withdrawal by Beth Kanter.

Technology's Emerging, Enthusiastic Leaders | NTEN

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Technology''s Emerging, Enthusiastic Leaders | NTEN : his is where the iUrban Teen program comes in. We aim to bring back the wonder and enthusiasm that Carl Sagan spoke of, what we call the “technology spark.” We do this by introducing teens to Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Art (STEM Arts) related careers. We work to get teens inspired to pursue the knowledge required to bring their ideas to life.

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