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Gathering and Using Donor Data Responsibly

Your nonprofit’s mission is important, and you want to make the most significant impact possible. Which means you can’t depend on one-time donations. You have to cultivate relationships with donors. Using their data responsibly can convert one-time donors into recurring givers who advocate for your organization’s mission. But just because you can gather the data …

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2021 Supported Browsers and Devices

Our supported browsers and device list helps communicate what is covered in our quality assurance testing when CauseLabs delivers a new website or web application. The following is our 2021 support browsers and device list: Browsers: Chrome: latest version available Safari: latest version available Firefox: latest version available Edge (Chromium) on Windows 10: latest version …

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Financial Empathy — The Promise of FinTech

Many of the factors that determine our social labels and future success are placed upon us at birth. Uncontrollable and at times unfortunate, what can we do to forge new paths for realizing every person’s potential? That is a question that drives our social sector, our development goals, and our philanthropy. The answer is complex …

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Building trust between users and technology

Fostering trust with your users can be a battle, but the rewards you’ll get are worth the fight.

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Balancing Act Demo Puts Fort Worth Budget into the Hands of Neighborhood Leaders

60 attendees participated in the workshop demo where they were tasked with balancing a hypothetical deficit of $4.2 million with a few challenging fiscal options thrown in.

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WordPress 5.0 and What You Need to Know

WordPress is introducing a new way of managing content. The enhanced content editor, named Gutenberg, will become the foundation for customizing and building websites on WordPress.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Technology has the power to transform our world on a scale that is unprecedented. How might we, as social good organizations, learn, adapt, and benefit from these shifts?

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Advanced REST API Design

In our previous post, we covered the basics of designing a REST API: defining endpoints, using HTTP verbs and performing common read-write operations on data. In this chapter, we’re going to introduce some advanced use and edge cases you may want to consider in order to give your REST API a sound and long-lasting design.

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What you need to know about REST.

If you are a developer and you’ve worked in any modern web application, I’m sure this term rings a bell for you. REST stands for Representational State Transfer. If you’re already familiar with the basics, hop over to our look at Advanced REST API design. If you’re in need of an intro, lets dive in and you’ll see why this architectural style has become a de-facto industry standard for back-end APIs.

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Week 4: Synthesis and Roadmap

This week may be the most important because it synthesizes everything into a decision-enabling Roadmap. This is the why. And the how. And the what to do next.

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Week 3: Prototyping

Starting now, we’ll take all of our work during discovery, immersion, and ideation and boil it down into something real. This week is all about the Workshop.

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Week 2: Research + Empathy

Hey gang, welcome back. Hopefully by now you’re really powering with your team and starting to feel the momentum of the process. Last week kicked things off with brainstorming and early research. Now, we’ll focus on confirming the direction, trusting your hunches, experimenting beyond your team, and seeking deeper empathy in your process. So let’s get started!

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