7 Habits of Highly Successful Technology Partnerships
JANUARY 9, 2017
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
MARCH 28, 2017
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.
Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends
JULY 3, 2015
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.
Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
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.
Association Learning + Technology
MAY 5, 2017
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.
How to Prepare Your Pitch for New Technology Investments
JUNE 23, 2014
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.
Measuring What Matters: How Funders and Nonprofits Can Leverage Data and Technology for Impact
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
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.
6 Nonprofit Technology Takeaways and One Killer Find from #12NTC
APRIL 11, 2012
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.
26 Disruptive & Technology Trends
JANUARY 13, 2016
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
5 Low-Cost Technology Resources for Nonprofits
MARCH 25, 2015
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.
4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology
APRIL 28, 2015
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
A Worthy Read: National Education Technology Plan
Beneblog: Technology Meets Society
DECEMBER 13, 2015
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!
Technology and the Shift to Donor-Centric Fundraising
JULY 29, 2016
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.
5 Ways Technology Will Shape the Nonprofit Sector in 2014
JANUARY 8, 2014
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.
The Changing Landscape of Nonprofit Technology (and What It Means for Your Org)
JULY 1, 2015
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.
3 Factors to Consider When Evaluating New Technology
DECEMBER 9, 2014
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.
What Is Nonprofit Technology?
MARCH 10, 2015
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 Trends in Associations
APRIL 13, 2015
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.
Non-Technology Trends for the CIO
JANUARY 18, 2013
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
5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2017
Nonprofit Tech for Good
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
Today, however, social media is in transition as its newness wanes and innovative technologies are on the horizon that will have just as profound effect on the nonprofit sector. The following is an excerpt from October-December 2016 Edition of AsianNGO Magazine.
Me + Technology
MARCH 16, 2015
Two weeks ago I attended the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC), my first conference as Idealware’s new Training Manager. While my background is in training, the technology side of the organization at first really intimidated me. She told me about the challenges she faced at her foundation when it came to discussing technology with her members. Technology is something we all need and we all use. I do technology much like most of you do technology.
Technology Challenges Nonprofits Face
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
“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.
Tell Us About Your Nonprofit Technology and Cloud Computing Needs
MARCH 21, 2012
TechSoup Global wants to learn more about how nonprofits, libraries, foundations and all types of NGOs use traditional and cloud-based technology. Take the survey or share it with others you know.
Good Meets Gadgets: Best Nonprofit Technology Conferences of 2015
JANUARY 27, 2015
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 Creative Technologies to Inspire Your Nonprofit’s Efforts
APRIL 20, 2016
How much technology is in your general area? We use technology every day of our lives, whether that be using our phones or surfing the Web. Technology is also used to take in information and learn new things faster than any other generation has before. Although technology improves our everyday lives, it can also be used to improve society. Your nonprofit can learn from this, and develop your own technology that helps people on a daily basis.
20 Insightful Nonprofit Technology And Social Media Stats
AUGUST 30, 2013
Technology: Out of 10,500 nonprofits worldwide in 2012, 90% were using the cloud. The post 20 Insightful Nonprofit Technology And Social Media Stats appeared first on Tech Impact Blog. Image courtesy of StavtrupPortalen.
Infographic: How Technology Increases Funding
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
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
Technology Strategy for the Nonprofit Startup
JUNE 24, 2013
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
Celebrating Digital Learning Day: How Camp Blackbaud Amplifies Technology Skills for Good
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Today marks 2017’s Digital Learning Day, a day where we celebrate technology’s role in how we learn. While we use our technology skills for good, we don’t stop there. Through Camp Blackbaud, we’re amplifying our technology skills for good through our volunteer service.
12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology
Nonprofit Tech for Good
APRIL 18, 2017
That said, below are 12 stats to consider and research further about online fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. Source: 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report. Source: 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report.
Nonprofit Technology Conference Withdrawal
Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media
APRIL 6, 2012
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.
5 Strategies To Help Implement Technology In Your Nonprofit
DECEMBER 12, 2013
Technology is advancing at a seemingly unintelligible rate. Sometimes, however, taking the dive for the new piece of technology can be daunting. Is this technology worth the time it will take to implement? Image courtesy of Maloney Properties, Inc.
4 Emerging Technologies That Will Affect Nonprofits
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
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.
5 Technology Stats From Over 500 Nonprofit Executives
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
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
5 Ways Technology Can Help Your Nonprofit Do More Good
MAY 22, 2015
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?
Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Let’s say you discover this cool new technology that you think is going to make a big difference in the performance of your organization. When you evaluate the technology, have you given thought to how your existing organizational culture will react to it?
[White Paper] The Peer to Peer Fundraising Technology Landscape
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
As the Internet and technology have continued to evolve, peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns have become more sophisticated. by Mark Becker, Founding Partner, Cathexis Partners. ————-.
Technology and the New Workplace Currency [Infographic]
FEBRUARY 12, 2012
Cisco has recently come out with a new study, the 2011 World Technology report , that looks at the [internet] habits of college students and young professionals entering the workforce.
5 Nonprofit Technology Trends To Prepare For In 2014
JANUARY 14, 2014
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
4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology
JANUARY 1, 2014
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.