The End of the Accidental Techie

Jessica was working at a small and mighty nonprofit when the board made the decision to embark on a substantial new direction for the organization. Jessica was pretty darn good at running all direct service programs so when it was

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An Ending (Ascent)

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Some of you already know this, and many of you don’t.  I’m departing BrightStep Partners this month, and June 30 will be my final day as full-time co-owner. So, what is the Next? First, I’m taking a little time off to

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Two Things Nonprofits Should Never, Ever Turn on in Salesforce

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With great power, comes great responsibility. And for all its power in the ability to customize Salesforce, there is also danger. Because there are a few things that, if you turn them on, are irreversible. Did you hear me? Irreversible.

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NGO Divorced

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In case folks missed it, mom and dad just got divorced, and hardly anyone is talking about it.  Salesforce.org didn’t entirely drop the mic regarding NGO Connect at the end of April, but it did release it into our ecosystem

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Why Enterprise Nonprofits Should Move to the Nonprofit Starter Pack

I’ve spoken to a number of IT Directors and System Users who have asked me about the Salesforce Nonprofit Starter Pack, and have worried that, from its name, it’s only for “small” organizations. The truth is that after I’ve encouraged

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Turn Your Data Swarm into Sweet Success with the NPSP

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Download Megan’s presentation to the San Francisco Nonprofit User Group here and make Salesforce Bees into Honey (click on the title of this blog to get the link).

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Upgrading NPSP? Don’t neglect your integrated apps!

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by TJ Warfield There are so many reasons to upgrade to NPSPv3, and there is no shortage of documentation and help docs to allow for a fully successful, in-house upgrade. However, I have found that almost all help docs overlook

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