All tagged risk management

How to Conduct a Risk Assessment

To say that the term risk assessment has many meanings is an incontrovertible understatement. My Google search of the phrase "what is a risk assessment" yielded more than 127 million results in an astonishing .88 seconds! From time to time at NRMC we ponder what the phrase means, and why it’s relevant-to the mission of the people and community-serving organizations we serve. Here's why risk assessment matters and how nonprofits evaluate their risks.

How to Create a Technology Plan (Yes, You Need One)

There is no doubt that having a technology plan is central to business success.  And nonprofit service delivery is no exception. Customers look for and expect to find many nonprofit services online.

 At its most basic level, a technology plan is a high-level strategy that details where your organization is now and where it wants to go in the future with respect to technology and infrastructure. 

Developing a strategy and understanding the short- and long-term costs of that strategy can seem daunting. Where do we even start? How do we build out our technology? Do we need something more than our current website? What kind of database should we use? Do we need a mobile strategy? These are all great questions. And developing a technology plan can help answer some of these questions and put you on the road to creating a sustainable and purposeful strategy for leveraging technology to meet your mission.