“ IT accounts, on average, for nearly 7% of a company's operating expenses.” Source: “More Bang for the IT Buck,” McKinsey Quarterly, 2003 Number 2.
68% of nonprofits do not track technology spending. Source: Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Study, 2006.
88% of nonprofits spend less than 4% of their budget on technology. Source: Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Study, 2006.
Technology adoption identification correlates with spending Source: NTEN 2006 Nonprofit IT Staffing Survey Report.
How Many IT Staff Per 100 Employees? HMO Government For profit Nonprofit Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Mass. Department of Education, 1998.
Market Data <ul><li>7,500 nonprofit organizations in Michigan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1,500 with budgets $500,000 - $5 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(1/3 of those in Metro Detroit area) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4,200 with budgets $25,000 - $499,999 </li></ul></ul>
<ul><li>“ The average time before a buyer replaces a PC... [is] 41 months for business desktops and almost five years for consumer machines.” </li></ul><ul><li>October 28, 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Fortune Magazine </li></ul>
If you have a website… <ul><li>You should be able to edit your website from any ___________. </li></ul><ul><li>Your website should have the ability to publish an _____ “feed”. This lets people use a “feed reader” to view new content. </li></ul>
TECH ESSENTIALS: Purchasing Guide 1. Computer Per person (5 years) 2. Software Per person (upgrades vary) 3. Printer Per ten+ users (4 years) 4. Backup drives Per office (3 years) 5. DSL Annually 6. Wireless router, firewall and print server Per office (3 years) 7. Domain email and website Annually 8. Fax Per office (4 years) 9. Training Per person, annually 10. Smartphone Per person (2 years)
By Joni Podolsky By Sue Bennett Edited By Holly Ross Katrin Verclas Alison Levine