Relationship Advice: How to Get More from Your Technology Partner

TechSoup Connect Austin Chapter
Mon, Jul 5, 6:30 PM (CDT)

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Find out how to avoid surprises, control your budget, ask hard (and potentially awkward) questions, and hold yourself and others accountable. Expect more and get more from your technology to achieve your mission and demonstrate to your donors and members you mean what you say.

About this event

Technology consultants abound with great sales pitches and flashy websites. But, what happens after the contract is signed? Find out how to vet potential partners and get the most out of your relationship before and after the ink has dried.

Find out how to avoid surprises, control your budget, ask hard (and potentially awkward) questions, and hold yourself and others accountable. Expect more and get more from your technology to achieve your mission and demonstrate to your donors and members you mean what you say.

Lessons are not specific to any one type of software or tool.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

- How to vet potential technology partners

- How to hold yourself and your technology partner accountable

- How to manage expectations and make sure everyone is on the same page

Our guest speaker is Gena Dellett, Operations Manager for Skvare. Gena loves people, and happens to work with software. As a forward-thinking client advocate, Gena believes everything comes down to relationships. At Skvare, she goes out of her way to help organizations succeed, whether they need support developing a technology strategy, new features in their CRM, custom development on their website, or support understanding analytics. Besides cultivating relationships, Gena's expertise is to know the right questions to ask for rolling out website and CRM projects.

#NPTechClubATX is managed by a group of committed Central Texas volunteers, free of charge as a public service. We invite people of all backgrounds and skill levels. Meetings are free and open to all. We deeply appreciate our 2021 partners, TechSoup Connect (formerly NetSquared); NTEN: Nonprofit Technology Network; and Capital Factory. Follow this link to our Facebook group event listing.

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Speaker

  • Gena Dellet

    Gena Dellet

    Skvare

    Operations Manager

    Gena loves people, and happens to work with software. As a forward-thinking client advocate, Gena believes everything comes down to relationships. At Skvare, she goes out of her way to help organizations succeed, whether they need support developing a technology strategy, new features in their CRM, custom development on their website, or support understanding analytics. Besides cultivating rela...

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  • Organizer

  • Carolyn Appleton

    Carolyn Appleton

    Carolyn M. Appleton

    Nonprofit Fundraising and Communications Executive

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