Topic: Leadership

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Burqueños and beyond

July 31, 2017
This September, we are partnering with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence to host two days of learning, sharing, and dreaming big about digital campaigns and digital access. I chatted with Amanda Douglas, the Communications Manager at CNPE, recently about the Roundup. Check out what she is looking forward to and how you can learn with her in Albuquerque, this September.

Don’t have Jedi-level skills in tech? There’s an assessment for that.

July 25, 2017
We want a shiny new website (or a new email marketing platform, or a new CRM system…) like yesterday, but we don’t always fully understand what that means or have the words to explain what we’re really trying to solve for. That’s where being inquisitive comes into play. The Discovery Assessment is a tool that can help organizations prioritize their needs, uncover risks and constraints, and analyze the impact of a project on their current systems—all before diving into that project. 
NTEN CEO Amy Sample Ward high-fives some of the Certificate earners at the 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference.

Congratulations to the first 20 Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate earners!

June 5, 2017
It's official: 20 movers and shakers have now earned their Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate! This first group to earn their Certificate represent an amazing group of diverse and driven individuals. They fill a wide range of roles from IT directors to communications staff to consultants.
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Let’s Talk Accidental & Intentional Nonprofit Tech Careers

January 5, 2017
Organizations, their mission goals, their workers, and the nonprofit sector as a whole are best served when accidental techies advocate for themselves, formalize their job functions, and grow in their careers.
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Seven Deadly Weaknesses of Nonprofit Security

November 28, 2016
Good security doesn't have to be expensive or complicated. Here are some tools and tips on the most common security weaknesses—and how nonprofit leaders can address them.
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Emergency Management for Nonprofits

August 12, 2016
Thinking about disasters is more than just worrying or borrowing trouble—it’s the first step to recovering from them. Beyond getting your agency prepared for that terrible “someday,” they can help you with today and tomorrow as well.
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The Busy Board Member’s Guide to Fundraising

July 19, 2016
As a board member you have a responsibility to the organization, and that includes helping to make sure the doors are kept open and the programs are financially supported.
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The Future of Capacity-Building is Collaborative

May 23, 2016
What is the most effective way to increase capacity through training? Collaborative learning!

Cat Herding 101

May 17, 2016
Let's focus on the basics for creating an engaged and effective online community by welcoming our community members, helping them connect and find value in the community, and appreciating them.
"Change is the only constant"

Navigating the New Technological Frontier: Let Best Practices Be Your Guide

May 9, 2016
With the increasing use of technology to deliver services, there is a parallel need to identify best practices of care when using these new delivery methods.