Operations & Organization Management

Nominations open for Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public interest

December 27, 2018
Applications and nominations are now open for the $10,000 Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest. The deadline to apply or nominate is January 16, 2019, and the prize will be awarded on March 15, 2019, at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in Portland, Oregon.

Turn off notifications, dial up the empathy: 2018 lessons from NTEN Staff

December 27, 2018
NTEN staff members share their biggest lesson—be it professional, personal, or a little bit of both—learned in 2018. Share yours with us and tag it #nptechlesson.

My 2018 tech lesson: how to make process improvement stick

December 19, 2018
NTEN member Keisha Carr reflects on her biggest tech lesson of 2018: "a request for technology change is sometimes, in actuality, a process improvement project in disguise."

Encourage inclusion and equity at your organization with SMARTIE goals

November 21, 2018
Learn how to make your organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion actionable and tangible by implementing SMARTIE goals.

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.