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Why All the Buzz About Database Integration Solutions?

Lately, we’ve been having a lot of conversations about database integration. Lots of folks want to know the specific steps to consider when integrating databases. Others just want to know – why is everyone talking about this? What IS Data Integration? No need to feel sheepish if you’re out of the loop! The still looming economic recession, …

Apricot Users From Across the Pond

Just last week, I had the good fortune to attend a presentation in London provided by an innovative charity, Fixers.org.uk. Fixers utilizes Apricot Software™ for all of their record keeping, project tracking, CRM, volunteer tracking, workflow support and outcomes reporting. Alison Pope, Fixers’ Director of Projects, provided a group of London-based …

Website Planning for Non-Profits with Online Donations

For many non-profit organizations, receiving donations is a top priority in a long list of needs. The executive director, board members and staff typically spend significant effort on raising funds, gaining new donors, and sponsorship activities. Online donations is one way to improve efficiency of fundraising. Create a Navigation Plan When you are …

A Brief History: Aligning Budget to Outcomes & Impact

Nonprofits are at a turning point. The ability to track how we use resources and how we produce impact (not just outputs) for our missions has become accessible for most nonprofits. The question is no longer, “Can we reasonably afford the technology tools that correlate resources to demonstrated impact?”  That question is increasingly …