Topic: "Non-Profit CRM"

Nonprofit Software

Leveraging Business Intelligence For Your Nonprofit

March 6th 2012

Business intelligence software doesn’t have to be restricted to the for-profit world. With more and better nonprofit software emerging on a regular basis, now is a great time for NGOs to start realizing the benefits of nonprofit software in their organizations.

A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part 5

April 21st 2011

Non-profit organizations are designed to help others. But sometimes they can’t help themselves. In the case of “Hope”, we’ve seen how good intentions without good information morphed into a project far beyond financial reach. Related Posts:A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part 4A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part 3A Software […]

A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part 4

April 14th 2011

The software horrors at “Hope”, the multi-national non-profit charity, have racked up by the minute. What started out as a plan to simplify, improve efficiency and expand donations turned into trial balloon filled with hot air. Project delays, changes and problems have sent costs skyward. Related Posts:A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part […]

5 Ways Islands of Data Can Hurt Your Not-for-Profit

April 12th 2011

The term “Islands of Data” describes a situation in which departments within an enterprise each use their own software applications from disparate vendors, none of which integrate with one another. Here, we contrast using “Islands of Data” versus a single “Integrated System” from one vendor or integrated vendors that cross all departments. Related Posts:A Software […]

A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part 3

April 7th 2011

The case study of “Hope” reveals much about the human condition that is applicable inside the corporate boardroom and wherever people gather together to think up new ways to do business more efficiently and effectively. But sometimes vision gets in the way of reality, and it becomes impossible to see the truth for fear of […]

A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part 2

March 31st 2011

Software ThinkTank has been chronicling the case of “Hope”, a multi-million dollar North American charity, that found itself battling a hydra-headed monster in the form of a software project gone seriously wrong. Related Posts:A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part 5A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part 4A Software Implementation Nightmare […]

A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part 1

March 24th 2011

Today, Software ThinkTank launches a five-part series revealing the ultimate horror show – a high-cost technology implementation that goes terribly wrong. This is the stuff of nightmares. Its victims: missionaries, compassionate donors and impoverished children. Related Posts:A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part 5A Software Implementation Nightmare of Epic Proportions – Part 4A […]