stategic advice, project management, and hands-on assistance to more than
30 small, mid-sized, and large nonprofits. The services were similar to that
of a CIO; implement technology that serves the mission of the organizations.
Provided strategic technology consulting to more than 30 small, mid-sized, and large nonprofit organizations, increasing their stability, efficiency, and self sufficiency.
Reduced technology costs for nonprofits by up to 90% by finding alternative sourcing for IT services.
Facilitated client teams in defining of requirements and decision making for more than 20 nonprofit technology projects, including networks, Web sites, MIS database systems, and phone systems.
Budgeted for multiyear technology expenses for community-based nonprofits. This included factors for new implementations, staff growth, technical support, equipment life cycles, and staff technical training.
Managed implementation of Web site, networking, and other projects for more than 20 nonprofits.
Created Requests for Proposals and acted as an honest broker for more than 10 nonprofits seeking vendors for technology projects: evaluated proposals, developed selection criteria, and facilitated interviews.
Identified and implemented a Web-based case-management software for ten nonprofits, allowing them to manage programs and show outcomes more effectively.
Rescued seven nonprofit Web sites from dependency on vanished volunteers, unresponsive Webmasters, and amateur design; migrated the sites' content to low cost content management systems. Trained staff to manage the sites without assistance.
Edited and coordinated publication of a monthly electronic newsletter on nonprofits and technology, promoting software training classes, and driving traffic to the Web site.
Decreased time and cost required to update Web sites by converting hard-coded Web pages to PHP, implementing templates, leveraging open-source Web applications, ASPs, and adding dynamic elements. (http://www.technologyworks.org)
Supported foundations' outreach efforts to their grantees (The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, The AOL Foundation, and The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation).