4 business models and 8 key capabilities

This is part four of a series of five blogs to guide nonprofit leaders on what it takes to thrive in their digital transformation journey. These ideas leverage research from MIT’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) complemented with The Center for the Digital Nonprofit studies of the digital transformation experience of nonprofits gained through … Continued

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FINCA Tanzania uses digital technology to expand financial literacy

Above:  Finance is undergoing a digital transformation. This transformation is most palpable in emerging markets like Tanzania, where digital channels are providing many people with access to financial services for the first time. FINCA was one of 17 recipients of the 2017 NetHope Device Challenge which offered $5.5 million in funding thanks to a grant … Continued

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4 pathways to digital transformation

This is part three of a series of five blogs to guide nonprofit leaders on what it takes to thrive in their digital transformation journey (read Part 1, Part 2). These ideas leverage research from MIT’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) complemented with The Center for the Digital Nonprofit studies of the digital transformation … Continued

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Digital challenges and opportunities

Above: Peter Batali, founder of the South Sudanese refugee-assistance organization called CTEN in Uganda’s Rhino Settlement, shows the technology that is allowing CTEN to train and equip refugees with the digital skills necessary for educational and social development. By Jean-Louis Ecochard, The Center for the Digital NonprofitThis is part two of a series of five … Continued

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What it takes to thrive in the digital transformation journey

This is part one of a series of five blogs to guide nonprofit leaders on what it takes to thrive in their digital transformation journey. These ideas leverage research from MIT’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) complemented with The Center for the Digital Nonprofit studies of the digital transformation experience of nonprofits gained through … Continued

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Mark Hawkins: “the engine that makes things happen.”

Welcome to the third in a series of profiles of NetHope members and partners entitled ‘I am NetHope.’ These individuals represent a broad spectrum of our member organizations, tech partners, and funders. They demonstrate the collaborative spirit that was the founding principal of NetHope 18 years ago, and continues today. They reinforce the concept that … Continued

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Mercy Corps’ new IDEA: Reimagining grant management

This post is part of a series focusing on the second networking group of NetHope members participating in IDEA (Imagine, Design, Execute, Assess), a broad umbrella for digital transformation processes offered to NetHope members through The Center for the Digital Nonprofit. The first IDEA implementation pilot was based on Dream, Design, Deliver (D3), a social … Continued

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Center for Disaster Philanthropy grant drives information as a form of aid

Above: A naturalist teaches community gardening to residents of the Villa Calma II community in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. Photo courtesy Internews by Mayra V. Martínez Noble. A key element of post-disaster recovery is coordinating the delivery of aid programs so that organizations can avoid duplication of effort and find ways to amplify each other’s … Continued

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Human-centered approach to digital transformation

Above: Pamela Maynard of Avanade with David Geilhufe of Oracle NetSuite and Bryan Breckenridge of Box.org, part of the six Founding Partners of NetHope’s Center for the Digital Nonprofit during the 2018 NetHope Global Summit. This is the eighth installment in NetHope’s Destination Digital podcast series. For Pamela Maynard, President of Product and Innovation at … Continued

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Featuring Pamela Maynard, President of Product and Innovation at Avanade

“There isn’t a single client that you talk to nowadays that isn’t looking at digital transformation,” states Pamela Maynard, President of Product and Innovation at Avanade. “People are actually understanding that…once they made that step into digital transformation, it’s all about sustaining it. And evolving from it.” A Founding Partner of NetHope’s Center for the … Continued

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