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?

Infographic: Technology And Education

TechImpact

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?

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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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. At its core blockchain is a database technology. Overall blockchain is still very much a nascent technology.

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.

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Insight is a leading venture capital and private equity firm focused on high-growth technology and software companies, with a 20+ year track record in partnering to scale businesses. Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. Washington, D.C.,

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Good Meets Gadgets: Best Nonprofit Technology Conferences of 2015

EveryAction

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.

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?

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

Connection Cafe

Digital technology is revolutionizing our lives. This idea of data technology being assistive and helping us make better decisions is still relatively new, especially in the social sector, but it has the power to transform the way we work. Data is changing how our world operates.

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].

6 Technology Tips for Community Foundations to Engage Millennial Donors

Connection Cafe

Advancements in technology are accelerating the rate at which our world is changing, transforming the way people connect , learn, and engage with each other. Engage donors in their own environment and heighten their connectivity with technology that is optimized for mobile devices and tablets.

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.

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Technology Strategy for the Nonprofit Startup

Connection Cafe

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

What Is Nonprofit Technology? | NTEN

AFP Blog

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

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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 for Good Report

AFP Blog

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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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.

Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends

TechImpact

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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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.).

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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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.

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. Highlights from the Nonprofit Technology Conference by JD Lesica. Nonprofit Technology Conference Withdrawal by Beth Kanter.

3 Ways to Enhance Donor Stewardship with Technology

Connection Cafe

Those at the leading-edge of transforming donor stewardship leverage technology to help them show donors their direct impact and generate enthusiasm that allows them to build stronger connections.

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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.

What fundraisers Need To Know About Next Era of Digital Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I keep coming back to a decade old quote from Clay Shirky, “When the technology becomes boring, it becomes socially interesting.” We need to get to that point of more adoption. I spoke about how the technology is evolving and future implications. Credit: Festival del Fundraising.

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. The Changing Landscape of Technology. But for most, the quick benefits of saving time, money and technological headaches will be a welcome change.

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5 Low-Cost Technology Resources for Nonprofits

TechImpact

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.

Engaging in the Moment: Leveraging Technology for Good

Connection Cafe

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

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. Image courtesy of Rensec IT Consulting.

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!

What Is Nonprofit Technology?

NTEN

A refresher course on what nonprofit technology is and isn't. I''ve also become active in what we call the "nptech" community—"nptech" being shorthand for "nonprofit technology.” So what is nonprofit technology? Peter Campbell. Legal Services Corporation.

Technology for All: From Gandhi to TED - Part 1

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Technology has the potential to improve the lives of millions across the world. Gandhi, Technology and Economic Justice I often travel to Washington, D.C.

Infographic: How Technology Increases Funding

TechImpact

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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EveryAction Acquires ActionKit

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Insight is a leading venture capital and private equity firm focused on high-growth technology and software companies, with a 20+ year track record in partnering to scale businesses. Innovative Talent and Digital Product Add to EveryAction’s Rapid Growth. Washington, D.C.,

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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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Nonprofit Technology, and more! Nonprofit organizations have moved well past the time when technology and data were treated as standalone entities. 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference. 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference. Technology / #19NTC / @NTENorg.

Technology, data and fundraising: is it getting too complicated?

3rd Sector Labs

What about all this new technology that we should have mastered by now? Isn’t all this technology and data helping? Q2: How many different types of technology systems are you using to execute the campaign? All this technology is helping us to capture more data than ever.

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Association Learning + Technology

SocialFish

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.

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

Technology Trends in Associations

SocialFish

Key findings from the 2014 Association Technology Study from Lehman Reports and what they mean for associations. Technology Trends in Associations from Informz on Vimeo.

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