Topic: Organizational Culture

When Millennials Take Over: How to Prepare Your Nonprofit For the Future of Business

January 13, 2015
The Revolutionary War. The Civil War. The Great Depression and World War II. And now the Millenials. Every four generations brings a significant generational transition. Is your nonprofit ready?

Balancing Work and Life, the MAMA Way

January 9, 2015
After last year’s successful workshop about how to be our best selves at work with multiple competing demands, we thought a follow-up on how to be our best selves in life, too, would be a natural advancement of the conversation. The timing for me couldn’t be better.

How To Have a Conversation With The World

January 8, 2015
Let’s face it: we are living in a world of followers, friends, and instant feedback. Nonprofits and for-profits alike are competing to be heard in a world that can’t stop screaming online. So how do you break through the noise and develop a captive diverse audience? It’s as simple as 1-2-3.

Walking As Work: Why Movement Is the Killer App

January 6, 2015
Last year, when I got my annual physical, my cholesterol numbers were not good. My doctor's advice was to start eating a heart-healthy diet and get more exercise. Many of my NPTech colleagues are trying to become healthy, and that is why I decided to put a session together at the 15NTC on “Walking as Work” along with Ritu Sharma to show some ways that we can all integrate walking into work.

On Equity, Technology, and Where We Go From Here

December 8, 2014
As part of this month’s “Best of 2014” series, we asked Leading Change Summit attendee and Idea Accelerator project lead winner Yee Won Chong to reflect back on community conversations, progress, and opportunities explored during 14LCS and beyond.

Disruption: The New Normal

November 17, 2014
Disruption is the new normal. Institutions and industries that have existed for generations are being crushed by the onslaught of technology and its propensity for exponential growth.

Data Therapy: 10 tips to optimize your Database Administrator

October 17, 2014
As long as you and your database administrator (DBA) are willing to do a little extra work on the back end, 'fast, good, cheap' can soon go from a storybook fantasy to your organization’s everyday reality.

2014 NTEN Community Survey Report

October 3, 2014
NTEN conducts an annual Community Survey to find out more about the individuals and organizations in the NTEN Community: we want to find out how these individuals and organizations use technology in their work, gauge the impact of NTEN programs and services on their professional development and their organization's missions, and track trends in the nonprofit technology community over time

Failing Forward: Why building failure into your organizational culture can make it more successful

September 19, 2014
Most people bristle at the sound of the “F” word. Failing is something to be ashamed of or something to use for deprecation (#FAIL, anyone?). But failing can be one of the most powerful tools your organization has to continuously innovate and improve its programs.

Inclusion in Action: A Path to Tech Leadership

June 19, 2014

There are many ways to approach technology leadership. For some, it’s about recognizing and putting to use the latest and greatest technologies. For others, it’s about taking a thought leadership position and leveraging that position to speak at prominent tech conferences, or embracing a set of ideals and finding open source alternatives to address your technical needs. The most exciting development in tech leadership right now is the emerging movement towards greater inclusion in the technology space.