Not just about another piece of software in the office Data is how you show the value you deliver to the community
You can’t show your impact without the proper data in place
Sample data for WCCS -staff hours, expenses, events held, Current and future data -migrate reasonable amount of data, past data is nice-to-have but no need to Business processes -databases should create inefficiencies and self-serve model (“where’s that report”) Reporting -grant proposals/reports -campaign appeals
acquisitions costs cover more than just software, could be hardware, improved networking Buy-in throughout your organization Products from TechSoup – MS Access, SQL Server, Filemaker, CRM
Not binary answers, gradients privilege levels data sharing platforms Mobile?
Data explosion eg. Social data, geolocation
Data Points to Success: Getting Started with a Database for Your Organization Kevin Lo Lead Technology Analyst July 19 th , 2011
We are working toward a time when every social benefit organization on the planet has the technology resources and knowledge they need to operate at their full potential.