What is Business Intelligence?
Business Intelligence is comprised of four crucial stages: collecting, organizing, analyzing, and presenting data. Tackling these stages successfully brings you valuable insights. But that's easier said than done. Where do you begin?
Identifying Major Gift Under-Performers and Superstars, Before the Gifts Arrive
Major gift officers are likely the most expensive development professionals in your office. With a relatively long lead time before you see their results, “dollars-in-the-door” are a lagging indicator of performance. So, how do you know who is on their way to success, and who is not?
Stop Wasting Your Major Gift Talent
Major gift officers are a huge investment for your organization, and when they’re not productive, you need to know why. Assuming you’ve hired the right people, paired them with the right donors, and given them plenty of “attaboys,” what else might be going on?
Avoiding Blackbaud CRM Derailment: When Do You Need Help?
CRM implementation is big, expensive project with high visibility throughout your organization. How do you know when you're getting in over your head?
Driving the Software Demo—Your Role
How preparation can ensure you get the system that best fits your organization's needs.
Big Professional Ideas from Tiny Houses
Focus on the things that matter. A quick, 5-minute TN Inspire! presentation from TLCC2016.
Selecting Your CRM Vendor: Tips for Checking References
Before you sign the contract, find out more about your final CRM vendor candidate using these tactics.
Determining the Right Amount to Spend on a New Fundraising CRM
You're about to spend a million+ dollars on a new enterprise-level CRM. Be sure to get it right.