Back in November, Heller Consulting teamed up with roundCorner and Alliance to Save Energy for a webinar about NGO Connect. Part one of the transcript is available here. Stuart Longley from roundCorner gave a demonstration on some of the most important features of NGO Connect explaining both the functionality and the daily use and benefit of these tools. Here is a brief overview of what he covered.Read More
It’s that time of the year again! In just under two weeks, thousands of people will head to Austin, TX to attend the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference (15NTC). Organizations of all sizes and missions will be in attendance sharing their successes and failures as well as tips and techniques for how to make a nonprofit the best it can be.
The Nonprofit Technology Conference is one of the most anticipated events in the nonprofit community and the 2015 conference will not disappoint! This year’s agenda includes a Science Fair exhibit hall, over 100 sessions about the latest trends in nonprofit technology, valuable networking time with over 2,000 experienced nonprofit professionals, and a Day of Service program which includes virtual volunteering opportunities as well as on-the-ground volunteer opportunities in Austin. Can’t leave the office? No worries, register for Online NTC and join the conversation!
While you’re in the Lone Star State, make sure to look for Heller Consulting. They can be found in Salesforce Foundation’s 15NTC Foundation Zone alongside some of the best firms in the industry who understand the tools and possibilities for the Salesforce1 for Nonprofits Family. Make sure to stop by and say hello!
You still have time to register for the kick off event of conference season. If you haven’t secured your spot, do so now. See you Texas!Read More
And yet another acronym – UAT. User Acceptance Testing. It sounds so brainwashy. Let’s change that attitude and, while we’re at it, the words behind the acronym. The purpose of UAT is for end-users to take a look at new but-not-final system. That said, it’s much more than a series of scripts and tests; it’s an opportunity to Unite All Teams. UAT, that’s much better.Read More
The Nonprofit Starter Pack (NPSP) 3.0 is an App that configures Salesforce for lightweight demographic, relationship management, donation management and volunteer management needs of nonprofits. The NPSP is offered free of charge by the Salesforce Foundation. The Salesforce Foundation makes it easy to get NPSP 3 whether you are new to Salesforce or upgrading from an earlier version. NPSP 3 has also been updated to fully support Salesforce 1 for Nonprofits. Updates to the application are pushed out every few weeks and update your system automatically. Updates are based on a combination of roadmap items, responses to customer requests for functionality, and community-generated features. Heller Consulting released a white paper describing the basic features of the NPSP. Today we will be going over Data Model and Functionality.Read More
On November 20, Keith Heller talked with Joe Jagassar of Alliance to Save Energy, one of the first organizations to go live with NGO Connect. Also joining the conversation was Nick Ward, founder of NGO Connect creators roundCorner, as well as NGO Connect expert Stuart Longley providing a detailed demo of the product. The first part of the transcript is below, and you can watch the full webinar here. Bryan Giese serves as moderator and starts off the presentation.Read More