If you missed the webinar on Your Nonprofit IT Budget in September you can find the links to the slides and recording here. Johan Hammerstrom dives into methods for sorting out your IT needs - not just your previous expenses - and speaking about them as strategic decisions not separate from other management level decisions on organization direction and focus.
Join us for our October 18th webinar to learn what’s new in Office 365, how to make the most of its features for your organization, training your staff to see the value of this platform, and tips to save time and work efficiently and effectively.
To gear up for the budgeting for IT webinar this week, a link to post from the National Council of Nonprofits on building a better budget, and video interview from Nonprofit Quarterly on budget failures and fraud.
Links to the slides and YouTube video for our August webinar for nonprofit organizations with Build Consulting "We Are All Data Managers," including resources, tools, and answers to common questions on encouraging a data management mindset.
Data transitions should be part of the exit process, before the final paycheck. Each employee leaves a data trail, and expectations need to be set about how this data is handled. You should carefully consider what data needs to be kept, for how long, and who has access to that information.
The biggest rule of data: measurement only matters if it changes the way you act. This article explores how to collect and share data in three strategic areas: fulfilling your promise (how you deliver); failure (what can you change?); and stories people can relate to (qualitative data).
In this recent webinar from Build Consulting Peter Mirus discusses what an official nonprofit database manager does, and join us August 23d for the webinar We Are All Data Managers on ways to change your mindset on gathering and using data no matter what position you hold at your nonprofit.
In this post Vu Le at NonprofitAF discusses the data paradox (you need data to get funding to get the data you need.) There is more and more pressure on nonprofits being able to produce good data. Getting more and better information on practices and outcomes can only be good for our sector, but requiring data can hold some communities back.
“Community IT has been an integral part of furthering our mission, and their reliable tech support and advice has allowed us to incorporate technology into our programs, and focus on what is
most important to us – providing high quality health care to those most in need.”
“Community IT puts a very high value on customer service. Their staff is highly qualified, and takes their jobs very seriously. We have no other vendor that treats us so well. I would not hesitate to recommend Community IT to friends and colleagues, and have done so in the past.”
Sisters of Mercy
“By outsourcing to Community IT, we have been able to stay focused on our mission without getting bogged down in an area that is outside our core business. I was skeptical of outsourcing at first, but it has been a very positive improvement for our entire organization.”
“I serve as the liaison between our organization and Community IT. Their staff at all levels are engaged as well as pro-active, reliable and resolve issues in a timely manner. Community IT provides us with monitoring software that is always running to make sure everything is working smoothly.