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Applications for the Nonprofit Tech Academy are due April 8

Submitted by Julia Smith on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:00pm

Applications for NTEN's eight-week intensive Nonprofit Tech Academy are open through April 8.

The 13th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Competitive & Innovative Nonprofits"

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:36pm

When the words of our quarterly theme, “innovative and competitive” come to mind, I think about what we can learn from farmers. To enjoy the fruits of our labor, we need to be flexible and responsive to external conditions, and have the patience to see it through to harvest. How organizations can stay relevant and resilient amidst the changing environment? Read the March 2014 issue of NTEN: Change!

Leaders Leveraging Wireless: 10 Ways to Lead by Leaving Your Desk

If you or anyone in your organization has a laptop, we want to encourage you to leave your desk! This webinar will explore the many facets of your organization including communication, fundraising, programs, community outreach and staffing/volunteerism, and challenge your thinking on ways to leverage wireless technology in each area. Learn more »

What Does it Cost to Hire the Wrong Person?

Submitted on Wed, 1/15/2014 - 8:21am
Looking for the right talent, whether they be employees, consultants, or volunteers, can be a daunting process. When work life is busy, it’s easy to settle for someone who is almost good enough but falls short of your original expectations. What if you are wrong? What does it cost to set things right?

Moving to the Cloud: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Submitted on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 8:00am
Making the decision to move our organization 100% to the cloud was fairly easy, and the reasons straight-forward, but implementing it proved to be a combination of amazingly simple to disturbingly complex.

Nonprofit Innovation and the Cloud

Submitted on Thu, 12/5/2013 - 8:00am
There’s no doubt that many organizations are using cloud technologies in innovative ways. But, more specifically, what links might we find between the unique aspects of cloud technology, and the conditions and success factors for innovation?

The 11th Issue of NTEN: Change is out: Managing Through the Noise

Submitted by Michael on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 8:52am

Have you looked outside your organization lately? It’s a busy and crowded world out there filled with digitally empowered, independent individuals that could collectively be your next wave of support.

Amidst the competition for donations, actions, and engagement, how can nonprofits with limited resources successfully amplify their mission and cut through the noise?

Ask the Expert: Working With Remote Staff

When you are looking to work with the best people, having a remote team may be the only option. Join Speek co-founder and CTO Danny Boice, who will talk about the challenges Speek has faced with a team located outside of their offices, and how they’ve worked to bring their staff closer together. Learn more »

Webinar: Tech Support Confidential - Choosing the Right IT Support

 Looking for the right type of technology support for your organization? In-sourcing, out-sourcing, help-desk, technology circuit rider – tech support comes in a variety of flavors. It’s hard to know what all your options even are, much less how to evaluate your options. Join this webinar and get insider advice on how to choose the right IT support.  Learn more »

How Does Organization Structure Affect Online Success?

Submitted on Wed, 6/12/2013 - 7:00am
For those of us who have responsibilities in online fundraising / marketing / technology, often our work doesn’t fit within the traditional department structure of most nonprofit organizations. Effective leadership can come from anywhere in an organization.