Management

Using Technology to Engage Nonprofit Boards

Using Technology to Engage Nonprofit Boards

Managing communications with nonprofit boards can be a challenging endeavor. Members may be geographically dispersed and extremely busy, making ongoing engagement difficult. Without regular communication, boards stagnate and become disconnected from the work of the organization. An October Techsoup article delves into the wide range of technological tools that may help encourage engagement. Solutions ranging from videoconferencing software, to shared workspaces and storage, to board portals, all have an important role to play in ensuring an active board.

BoardBookIt: A Board Portal Committed to Being Intuitive

BoardBookIt: A Board Portal Committed to Being Intuitive

Board portals provide a tool for organizations seeking to improve the engagement and efficacy of their boards. Since the publication of Computer Software and Online Technologies to Deepen and Grow Board Engagement, which looks at common governance challenges among arts nonprofits and technologies that can be used to help resolve them, BoardBookit released a new report outlining the features of its product. So just how does it work, and what makes it a potentially helpful solution for small and mid-sized arts organizations?