June 2014: Tech Leadership

Tech Planning Smackdown

Submitted on Wed, 6/4/2014 - 3:38pm
Technology is the offspring of vision and innovation. Why is it, then, that IT staff are so rarely invited to the table during the strategic planning process? And how can tech staff change their perceived roles within their organizations?
By Steve Heye

Making Smarter Decisions when Selecting Technology

Submitted on Thu, 6/5/2014 - 4:55pm
It's all too easy to be wooed by the sparkly, new, and fun when considering a new technology purchase, much like shopping while on vacation. Here are some questions to keep the focus on what matters when making tech investments for a nonprofit.
By Jeff Forster – Senior Consultant

Follow Your Donors to Leading Technology

Submitted on Mon, 6/9/2014 - 5:05pm
More and more, your donors are online, mobile, and tech-curious. What should you be doing to meet them where they are and motivate them to support you? Your future supporters are standing by.
By Elissa Everett – Director of Marketing

Going First: The first step to transformational leadership starts with taking it

Submitted on Wed, 6/11/2014 - 12:00pm
Want to see leadership in action? Look no farther than the local pre-school, where line leaders show their peers the way forward.
By Jeff Shuck – CEO

Is Your Organization Ready for Open Source Software?

Submitted on Tue, 6/17/2014 - 3:06pm
A new core technology decision is not just about choice; it's about ownership. What does this mean when weighing your open source options?
By Paul Keogan – Founder and Principal

Technology’s Emerging, Enthusiastic Leaders

Submitted on Wed, 6/18/2014 - 10:39am
iUrban Teen is working with students to spark and fuel the fires of innovation within tomorrow's tech leaders.
By Sam Rodriguez – Technology Director

Inclusion in Action: A Path to Tech Leadership

Submitted on Thu, 6/19/2014 - 8:19am
Building equity into tech leadership means a whole different— and exciting— way of doing business. Here's a how-to from the emerging movement.
By Justin Yuen – Founder and President

Modernizing Nonprofits with Cloud Technology for Good

Submitted on Mon, 7/7/2014 - 5:15pm
The pursuit of social change globally requires visionary thinking regarding a nonprofit's IT strategy. Now is the time to think about why and how.
By karen appleton – Founder