eNews: Unleashing Innovation, and the State of the Cloud
Unleashing Innovation: Using Everyday Technology to Improve Your Services Can nonprofits take better advantage of available technologies to improve the services they deliver, and the ways in which they deliver them? Our research with new partners at MAP for Nonprofits reveals a number of innovative approaches that make the most of new and existing technology. Find inspiration to transform how, and how effectively, your organization meets its mission in the free report we produced together, Unleashing Innovation: Using Everyday Technology to Improve Nonprofit Services. Download it here.
2012 State of the Nonprofit Cloud Our friends at NTEN (the Nonprofit Technology Network) recently released The State of the Nonprofit Cloud: The Results of a Study of Nonprofit Use of Cloud Software, researched and written by Idealware. The 35-page report includes a data-rich look at perceptions of the cloud and how they differ from reality, and addresses everything from security and Return on Investment to adoption. It also offers a look at cloud usage in the real world through case studies of a number of nonprofits. The entire report is free over at NTEN.
Perhaps you have a Facebook site, a blog, a Twitter account, or a YouTube channel. Is it working? Is it worth the time? How do you know? We’ll walk through a framework -- including Views, Followers, Engagement, and Conversion -- and the tools that can help you gather the data, to allow you to analyze your strategy, strengthen what works and change what doesn’t.
Like most nonprofits, you’re probably aware that the right technology can streamline your processes and help fulfill your mission more effectively. But with tight staffing and budgets, it’s hard to devote the time necessary to keep up with new technologies and find the right tools—how can you know which technology project will provide your organization with the best bang-for-the-buck?