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Technology Management Survey Launches Today!
Don't miss this important new TAG survey focused on technology management which looks at how foundations are managing the technology function, including what services are managed in-house versus outsourced and what applications are being hosted on-premise versus in the cloud.
The survey launches today; detailed survey results will be available to participants in early July. A summary of some of the data will be available to non-participants later.
TAG has launched a new TAG LinkedIn group. If you're a LinkedIn user, join today to grow your professional network and get connected to TAG's thriving community.
The 2016 report released by TAG and Grants Managers Network (GMN), with research conducted by Idealware, compares 29 grants management systems across 174 requirements criteria, looks at what each system does, and compares the strengths and weaknesses of each system available to grantmakers.
The report was updated May 27th.
How to Add More TAG Members from Your Organization
TAG membership is by organization so there is no limit to how many staff from your organization can participate in TAG's activities and TAG access resources.
Please email Lisa Pool with the names of anyone in your organization that should be removed.
Read about a new and thought-provoking blog post from Brad Smith of the Foundation Center on Transparency Talk about the way that open, machine-readable 990PFs will shake up the foundation world. Read more >
GuideStar announced the launch of GuideStar Platinum, a free tool enabling nonprofits to share quantitative measures of their progress and results. The collection and distribution of Platinum metrics through GuideStar's network of hundreds of websites and applications will be the first-of-its-kind, sector-wide effort to share hard data about their programs. Read more >
Chances are, you probably think your mind works pretty well. It might lead you astray now and then, but usually it helps you make good decisions and remember things reliably. At the very least, you're probably confident that it doesn't change depending on the time of day or what you had to eat.
For any organization budgeting for technology should be for more than just hardware replacements. A technology budget can help pave the way for the adoption of new practices and innovative strategies to meet your mission.
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MacArthur Foundation: Strategic Planning - Save the Date
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