Operations & Organization Management

Yes, impact measurement is your job

October 4, 2018
Increasingly nonprofits, foundations, and government partners are focusing on impact rather than inputs. However, despite widespread awareness, most nonprofits do not engage the consistent impact evaluation they need to prove their effectiveness.

Interview with Sonya Min, NTEN’s new Graphic Designer

October 3, 2018
The NTEN team is growing! Meet Sonya Min, our new (and first!) in-house Graphic Designer. Having Sonya on board dramatically increases our ability to communicate visually with our community.

Don’t follow your passions, engage with your interests

September 26, 2018
Many nonprofit professionals have found their way into their fields of work through their passions. But it's doing what you're interested in, not passionate about, that will make you happier in the long run.

How to work with freelancers when their work is a mystery

September 5, 2018
You're not going to know everything about what your freelancer does, and that's OK. But it's important that you own your organization's Why and let it shape every decision you make together.

What nonprofits need to know about assessing security risk

August 24, 2018
As laws regarding data security standards mature, small companies and nonprofits increasingly find themselves facing complex decisions about the security measures that are right for them.

Updates on NTEN’s diversity, equity, and inclusion work

August 23, 2018
The work of NTEN's diversity, equity, and inclusion taskforce is to identify opportunities to make changes and implement them, to get us closer to fulfilling our commitment.

5 tips to make sure your next project is successful

August 21, 2018
Whether your nonprofit is redesigning a website to migrating content or launching a new fundraising tool or campaign, it’s all about incremental progress, realistic expectations, and organization.

Using adult learning principles in technology trainings

August 14, 2018
Over the course of many tech trainings, I learned a few key lessons about how to (and how not to) train adults.

Your board needs more tech experts

June 15, 2018
Good technology decisions are vital to the success of your nonprofit. So why are so many nonprofit boards devoid of tech experts?

Is your organization ready for GDPR?

May 21, 2018
There are new laws that may apply to your organization called the GDPR. If you think they don’t apply to you because you're based in the US, keep reading.