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Operations: Avoid a Cyber Attack with These Tips (February 2021) 

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While businesses are the most frequent targets, nonprofits are also at risk. Consider all of the sensitive data your organization stores or accesses electronically, including payroll information, that might be attractive to cyber thieves. Below are a few simple practices that can significantly lower your risk. Post by Gregory Perrine, owner eGuide Tech Allies

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Strategy: Design Thinking (March 2018) 

emily taylor headshotCompanies have long followed a process to design products that meet human needs for comfort, convenience, ease-of-use. This process, now commonly known as “design-thinking,” begins with empathy for the user’s experience. Nonprofits can adopt the same process to better design programs for the people they serve. Post by Emily Taylor, Principal, teenyBIG

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For members: ACN's 2020 Year in Review  (January 2020)

acn 2020 logoThis was a challenging year for everyone, including membership organizations like ours. But despite the challenges, we found new ways to keep our members connected and supported by embracing the new virtual world. 

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