Feb 21, 2022
Are you leaving your information strategy up to
chance? To move your nonprofit organization to the next level,
you need to create and promote an information strategy that defines
how information supports your mission.
A good information strategy is defined in 5 important
- Leadership must be engaged in data
governance—if leadership doesn’t support the proper use of the
right systems, your information can’t reliably support your
- Your organization’s operations must
be prepared to implement and use your information systems—if you
aren’t ready, then you can’t successfully implement an information
- The processes used by your nonprofit
must be clearly defined and mutually understood by all
stakeholders—if you aren’t speaking the same language, your
information will continue to fall into the cracks.
- Data must be structured and managed in a
high-quality and easily accessible manner—if you build it, maintain
- The right technology must be
selected to support your nonprofit’s needs—but no technology can
overcome problems in the previous four steps.
Presenter Peter Mirus
co-founded Build Consulting in 2015, following over 15 years of
nonprofit consulting experience in the areas of technology,
branding, marketing, and development. Peter’s work for Build
clients has a broad focus spanning many operational areas,
including fundraising, program monitoring and evaluation,
accounting, and impact reporting/analysis.