May 2016: Tech Leadership & Innovation

Technology as a Strategic Asset

Submitted on Wed, 5/4/2016 - 3:03pm
We must use technology as a strategic asset to develop smarter, more tailored fundraising efforts.
By Tom Lehman
"Change is the only constant"

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

Submitted on Mon, 5/9/2016 - 2:52pm
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.
By Richard Klarberg

From Idea to Awesome: 7 Steps to Manage Change While Innovating

Submitted on Wed, 5/11/2016 - 10:05am
The problem is innovation is shiny and sexy and it’s easy to get excited about but... Everyone. Hates. Change.
By Stacey Kawakami

Disrupting with Media

Submitted on Thu, 5/12/2016 - 10:38am
By remixing music videos, students can take control of the largely one-way dialogue between mass media and the public.
By DC Vito

Mobile Tech and Nonprofits: DIY FTW!

Submitted on Mon, 5/16/2016 - 6:57am
As technology continues to innovate, access to it becomes cheaper and broader. And along with this expansion has come the advent of do-it-yourself technology.
By Julia Guthrie

Technology Adoption in the Workplace: A View from the Trenches

Submitted on Wed, 5/18/2016 - 12:05pm
The propensity to adopt new technologies involves a mindset, an established set of attitudes that includes flexible thinking, a “can-do” attitude, and a genuine desire to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
By Carolyn Appleton

Becoming a Digital-First Organization

Submitted on Thu, 5/19/2016 - 8:45am
It’s critical for nonprofits to embrace a more modern, durable model if they’re going to stay relevant.
By Alice Hendricks and Misty McLaughlin

How to Be a Wizard at Tech Training Design and Delivery

Submitted on Fri, 5/20/2016 - 11:09am
How four teachers taught people how to teach tech. A meta article of wizardly proportions!
By Cindy Leonard – Consulting Team Leader and Jeanne Allen
Crowd of people

Change Is a People Thing

Submitted on Mon, 5/23/2016 - 1:16pm
Regardless of the type of change that you might be leading in your organization, it’s vitally important to remember that not everyone deals with transition in the same way.
By Smita Vadakekalam and Sandi Reinardy
"Collaboration" word cloud on a tablet.

The Future of Capacity-Building is Collaborative

Submitted on Mon, 5/23/2016 - 4:07pm
What is the most effective way to increase capacity through training? Collaborative learning!
By Debra Askanase – Partner and Andrea Berry and Kevin Martone and Rene Averitt-Sanzone
Solar system showing bear attacks only happen on Earth.

Things We Like (May 2016)

Submitted on Fri, 5/27/2016 - 2:28pm
The atlas of emotions, the dangers of all caps, a cosmic perspective of bear attack risk, and more in this month's Things We Like.
By Steph Routh – Content Manager