Cloud computing has becomes a popular topic in the nonprofit sector. Maintaining out-of-date technology is both costly and time consuming. More and more nonprofits have been adopting a cloud first strategy to reduce costs and increase productivity.
For many nonprofits, funds that are not already allocated are scarce. Tech Impact works with our software partners to make sure that you receive every discount and grant possible. The good news is that after implementing a "Cloud First" strategy. Many nonprofits see technology cost reductions of nearly 50%, along with the freedom of being able to share and access files remotely.
Cloud computing allows data to be accessed from anywhere and anytime. Such increased agility coupled with a low overhead has made cloud computing a practical choice for many nonprofits. In fact, as many as 69% of small and medium-sized businesses are devoting their budget to new and emerging technologies, of which cloud computing is a part.
Let’s take a look at some of the ways in which you can integrate cloud computing in your business.
Determine Your Nonprofit's Requirements
Cloud computing is primarily of three types:
Selecting the right service is crucial.
The first thing that you need to determine is whether you plan on integrating cloud computing in every aspect of your business. You need to understand that one of the primary purposes of cloud computing is to speed up and secure business processes.
Train your Employees
While shifting your nonprofit's operations to the cloud, you would need to train your staff to ensure that their skills are updated. You would need to address the concerns of your employees regarding the migration. It is essential that you explain to them the benefits of the integration of cloud computing and your expectations from them regarding their support for this transition.
Tech Impact is a leading provider of nonprofit technology services and solutions. With more than a decade of experience working with a diverse group of nonprofits, we have the expertise and experience to walk you through step-by-step from; determining your nonprofit's requirements, selecting the right service and training your employees.
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