2019 Global NGO Technology Report

The Global NGO Technology Report is a biennial research project that seeks to gain a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide use technology. Sponsored by Funraise and produced by Nonprofit Tech for Good, the report examines how NGOs use web and email communications, online fundraising tools, social media, mobile technology, and productivity software. […]

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The 4 biggest risks to campaign success

Fundraising campaigns rely on many factors to achieve success. But high-impact campaigns all have one thing in common – the institution has given time and consideration to a thorough campaign risk assessment, identifying and mitigating areas of weakness. Susie Hills discusses the four biggest risks to the success of your campaign: https://www.halpinpartnership.com/debate/4-biggest-risks-campaign-success

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“How much will you raise?” The importance of benchmarking and Return on Investment fundraising data

“How much should we be raising for our investment in fundraising?” is a question that is asked very frequently. The answer can be very complicated. But it’s an important question that needs answering, of course and there’s not been enough good data to help fundraisers and charity decision makers (senior managers) to work out which areas […]

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How Do You Measure Project Performance – The KPIs That Really Matter

With any business initiative, there’s an expectation that performance is monitored and measured to gauge return on investment and to determine if goals were achieved; business projects are no exception. Since data drives many decisions today, you will likely be expected to measure project performance with data. Here, Bernard Marr shares some of the key […]

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Visualizations That Really Work

Not long ago, the ability to create smart data visualizations, or dataviz, was a nice-to-have skill. For the most part, it benefited design- and data-minded managers who made a deliberate decision to invest in acquiring it. That’s changed. Now visual communication is a must-have skill for all managers, because more and more often, it’s the […]

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Meet the people – a lesson in asking the public the right question…

Understanding public opinion is always worthwhile but can be fraught with danger. David Kernohan examines the unexpected policy impact of a recent poll and discusses why a huge part of the art and science of survey design is choosing the right questions to ask. https://wonkhe.com/meet-the-people-a-lesson-in-asking-the-public-the-right-question/

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