Resiliency is an important characteristic for any successful organization. It allows businesses of all types to adapt to change, with minimal disruption to their work. In times of crisis like those we face today, resiliency is no longer optional. It’...Read More
Generally, with a fiasco as comprehensive and high profile as that of Iowa’s caucus app, there are multiple failure points at play. What’s not at all in question is that there were some major technical glitches with the ...Read More
It is not unusual for organizations to undergo some level of staff turnover during – and in correlation with – a significant CRM implementation. The process of clarifying organizational goals and examining business processes can prompt some people to question whether they ...Read More
Think of the idiom “The Straw that Broke the Camel’s Back” and apply it to a technology project. In any complex initiative, there will be challenges, hiccups, and errors. They should be expected, planned for, and dealt with as ...Read More
Big changes at your nonprofit can be scary, but there’s no doubt that they’re also exciting. When your organization opens the search for your next chief development officer or another top-level executive, you’re looking for a dynamic ...Read More
The months and week leading to a nonprofit technology project's Go-Live day can be stressful and nerve-wrecking. The time before, during, and after Go-Live are all critical points of change for your colleagues involved in the system change. Go-Live communications ...Read More
For nonprofit organizations, implementing a new nonprofit constituent relationship management (CRM) system can seem like a daunting challenge. But with a sound strategy and execution plan, it’s actually quite manageable. In this post, I’ll share some of the ...Read More
An executive sponsor can play a crucial and multi-faceted role on an organization’s change management project, from ensuring that the project’s goals are aligned with overall organizational strategy to providing ongoing direction and accountability.
This executive is not ...Read More
Over the past decade or so, the role of the executive sponsor has become well accepted in a wide range of for-profit and nonprofit organizations. In fact, most of the literature about project and change management suggests that having a ...Read More
I co-wrote a blog post with Classy to share our combined tips on preparing for technology change. We hope you’ll pop over to the Classy blog to check it out!
Here’s a quick summary of what you’ll ...Read More