Leadership Planning & Technology
Your organization depends on technology for your service delivery and back-end operations. As you plan and build your organization’s strategic plan for the next five years, making sure you’re building technology into your strategic plan and long-term budget forecasts is critical. In this session we’ll discuss ideas for how best to plan for technology and build it into your strategic plan.
Creating and conducting an effective RFP for technology resources
Finding a trusted technology partner can be a challenging proposition. Whether you are seeking to hire an outside firm to do application development, technology services, finding a new SaaS tool, or a vendor to build out a new conference room space, it is difficult to break through the sales process and identify your trust needs and a strong fit. In this session we will review options for creating a strong RFP process and ideas for how to best conduct the proposal review to reach the strategic and budget goals that best serve your organization.
HIPAA and Technology
It's often difficult to understand what HIPAA/HITECH compliancy means, much less, how to wade through the many technology options available in order to decide which tools will help your organization be compliant. HIPAA/HITECH compliancy is a serious issue for many nonprofits. Small and large organizations must follow the law. At the same time you still need an IT infrastructure that provides ease for your business operations. This is a huge topic, this session will touch on ideas for how to approach this at your agency. We will also discuss specific policy recommendations and IT criteria.