Business Intelligence for Nonprofits—Four Easy Steps
Nonprofits collect mountains of data about donors and members and no doubt many metrics and reports are monitored regularly. But data and reports are not the same thing as Business Intelligence (BI). In simple terms, true BI refers to gathering all the organization’s data and analyzing that data to learn from it. This post will try to simplify the daunting task of gaining business intelligence with your organization’s data by breaking it down into four "easy" steps.
Maximize Blackbaud CRM: How to use Smart Query to analyze your data
You know how to create ad-hoc queries in Blackbaud CRM. You assign parameters, set your outputs, run your results, rinse and repeat. But, what if you want to dig a bit deeper into a query to further analyze data within that set? That’s when you want to use Smart Query.
Venue Professionals: Get A Better Work/Life Balance
One month in to the new year, and that resolution for less stress? It left with the bass player on January 3rd. Now what? Are you resigned to another year of elevated blood pressure? Hope is not lost.
Santa Shares His Secret for Managing Big, Year-End Event
It’s that magical time of year. The time when your staff is juggling back-to-back Nutcracker performances. Or herding 250 four-year-olds through the annual pancake breakfast with Santa. How are you holding up? Is an easier 2016 holiday season on your wish list? Santa shares his secret for managing this crazy-busy time of year.
Four Scheduling Mistakes That Cripple Your Venue
Whether you use a paper calendar, online calendar, or dedicated facilities software, your calendar is your lifeline. To successfully manage your venue’s calendar, JCA clients stress four mistakes you should avoid.
Surprises Your CEO Does Not Like
Your CEO leads with mission-driven energy and confidence. An early sell-out might be welcome, but there are other surprises that CEOs Do. Not. Want. Ever. Here are five big surprises that can turn a good day into a terrible one for your CEO (and you, too!).