According to the Nonprofit Quarterly, having a viral social media campaign isn’t just luck. There are a few things nonprofits can do to help their campaign go viral. The SMART steps include social media (s), moral imperative (m) and affective reactions (ar) and finally transform (t).
McDaniel College in Westminster Maryland is preparing its students for a hackathon next weekend, reports Carroll County Times. To prep the students the college brought in technology innovation nonprofit Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory, or MAGIC. Magic’s goal is to bring more students into the technology field.
According to Biz Tech Magazine, technology is poised to play an even more important role in the nonprofit sector in 2017. Things that were once thought of as strictly “retail” like a frictionless experience will now apply to nonprofits.
Big data is poised to play a big role in how nonprofits do business, reports TechRepublic. Experts believe that facts and figures are the best way to advocate for a mission and big data is a way to do that.
According to the Nonprofit Times, as technology evolves nonprofit organizations are demanding more from the accounting software. Users now expect their software to be flexible and handle more than one “channel”.
Technology management is an important part of nonprofit management, reports Biz Tech Magazine. Without proper technology many nonprofits are able to operate as efficiently. Yet, many nonprofits can’t afford to update technology and must rely on outdated equipment.