To remain competitive, your organization will need to use technology effectively to manage its information assets and extract the data it needs at any given moment. Your nonprofit may also be exploring various approaches for online communications and fundraising. With an increasing number of new technologies and software platforms added to the market every day, developing a strategy to best utilize these tools may seem daunting.
You can begin thinking about your organization’s technology needs by taking a look at a new book in our library, Managing Technology to Meet Your Mission: A Strategic Guide for Nonprofit Leaders. Members of the Nonprofit Technology Network contribute chapters that explain various aspects of technology planning. The authors explain how to:
-determine the stage of your organization to identify technology requirements
-manage the anxiety of technological change at your organization
-analyze the return on investment for the implementation
-hire technology personnel
-create a budget and fundraise for projects
-engage your supporters online
-fundraise with your Web site
You can preview Managing Technology to Meet Your Mission at Google Books.
The volume is published by Jossey-Bass and edited by Holly Ross, Katrin Verclas and Alison Levine.