Master Data Management – Does It Matter?

Yes. Seriously, master data management (MDM) is one of the driving considerations for nonprofit organizations’ strategic information management environment in the coming years –and nearly no one in our sector is ready. What is MDM? MDM is the solution needed to...

Nonprofit Forecast: Advancement Services in 2019

Where We Are 2018 is a weird and wonderful time for advancement services. On the wonderful side, the industry’s focus on new trends in data science, interoperability, social data management, and marketing automation have pushed advancement services into an...

Objectivity: Consulting’s Core Value Proposition

One of the more common, humorous digs at consulting is that consultants ask you for your watch, and then tell you what time it is. Admittedly, this sort of thing happens too often. As a lifelong consultant and advocate for advancement services, I work hard to overcome...