Tossing Out Stale Beliefs About Innovation

Everyone wants to be innovative, right? But incorrect beliefs about innovation are getting in our way, and outdated attitudes are holding us back. In a recent article in Stanford Social Innovation Review, author Polina Makievsky shared a fresher perspective on six stale beliefs about how innovation ...
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Innovate Your Digital Strategy With These 5 Tips

As we close in on the end of the first two decades of the 21st century, it's a great time to take a good look at your nonprofit organization's current digital strategy. If your first thought is "what digital strategy?" then you're not alone; a recent study found that 35 percent of surveyed ...
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Overcoming the Obstacles to Innovation

Technology can trigger conflicting emotions. On one hand, most of us enjoy “shiny objects” in our regular lives: phones, flat screen TVs, smart thermostats, sound systems. Maybe you have one of those devices that you can tell to order more laundry soap, or ask about the agricultural products of ...
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Spotlight on Education: 2016 Technology Innovation Awards

  Since 2003, the Technology Innovation Awards (TIA) have recognized D.C. area nonprofits that have shared the best ideas for how to leverage technology to more effectively fulfill their missions and impact change in our community. Like last year, the 2016 Technology Innovation Awards was divided ...
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The New IT: Driving Business Innovation With Tech - InformationWeek

Andi Mann, chief technology advocate at Splunk, sees major changes afoot in how IT and business are aligning. Here, he shares his experiences working with CIOs and other IT leaders as they look to derive real business outcomes from the technology they use every day.
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Inverse Relationship Between GPA and Innovative Orientation

Tech Impact's program, ITWorks, is an award winning 16-week job training program that changes lives.
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Unleashing Innovation Case Studies: Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)

In 2012, Idealware worked with our friends at MAP for Nonprofits on Unleashing Innovation: Lessons and Stories from a Pilot Program. Since then, the folks at MAP tested an approach to helping nonprofits identify viable opportunities for innovation. You can read all about the pilot program and read ...
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Unleashing Innovation Case Studies: Residential Services, Inc. (RSI)

In 2012, Idealware worked with our friends at MAP for Nonprofits on Unleashing Innovation: Using Everyday Technology to Improve Nonprofit Services. Since then, the folks at MAP tested an approach to helping nonprofits identify viable opportunities for innovation. You can read all about the pilot ...
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AskIdealware: How Can I Afford To Experiment With Technology?

Nonprofits are told they need to innovate, but why spend the time and money on new technology (that might fail) when there's so much else to budget for?
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