Maybe it’s because of tight budgets. Maybe it’s because they care more about humanware than hardware. Maybe because they don’t have the time to train. Not sure why. But what I do know is that those in the nonprofit world seem to lag behind those in the private sector by at least a century or two. One social worker I worked thought a hard drive was his morning commute to work!
Finally, there’s a great website for the nonprofit non-techies.
Idealware, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, provides candid Consumer-Reports-style reviews and articles about software of interest to nonprofits. Through product comparisons, recommendations, case studies, and software news, Idealware allows nonprofits to make the software decisions that will help them be more effective.
Check it out. After, checkout my new book RIGHT BEFORE YOU WRITE: The Groundbreaking Process Used To Win More Than $385 Million In Competitive Grant Awards and learn how technology can help create a better and more fundable proposal.