Events

Fíonta senior management often speaks at conferences, events, and seminars about technology services. Catch us at Dreamforce and NTC each year!

Upcoming Events

  • ASAE Tech
    Exhibitor, December 4-5, 2018, National Harbor, MD

Upcoming Presentations

  • Approaches for Human-Centered Design in Technology Initiatives
    November 7-9, 2018, SURGE, Virtual
  • Keep It Sustainable: Care, Feeding, and Grooming of a Large Website
    March 13-15, 2019, NTC, Portland, OR

Past Presentations

  • Marketing Automation for Home Building Associations: Communicate at Scale With Members and Engage With Prospects
    August 12, 2018, Association Management Conference, Long Beach, CA
  • Turn a Salesforce Customer Community into a Nonprofit Board Portal
    September 27, 2018, Dreamforce, San Francisco, CA
  • An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Nonprofits (Webinar)
    June 13, 2018, Salesforce.org, Free webinar
  • Pardot for Nonprofit Organizations and Associations
    June 14, 2018, LA Nonprofit Salesforce User Group Meeting, Los Angeles, CA
  • Food for Thought: Managing your Marketing Funnel with Pardot
    May 17, 2018, We Work, FineArts Building, Los Angeles, CA
  • Integrating Salesforce and Drupal
    April 10, 2018, Drupal Day, New Orleans, LA
  • Information Security: Why You Should be Scared and What to Do About It
    March 4, 2018, 91st World Conference on Club Management, San Francisco, CA
  • Planning for Obsolescence
    December 12-13, 2017, ASAE Technology Conference and Exposition, National Harbor, MD
  • Using Salesforce to hold Polluters Accountable
    November 6, 2017, Dreamforce, San Francisco, CA
  • Why a CEO / ED who Underinvests in Technology Does So at their Organization’s Peril
    August 12-15, 2017, ASAE Annual Meeting and Exposition, Toronto, Ontario
  • API, Web Hooks, Integration
    March 24, 2017, NTC ‘ 17, Washington, D.C.
  • Knock Knock. Who’s There? HIPAA. HIPAA Who? I Can’t Tell You.
    March 23, 2017, NTC ‘ 17, Washington, D.C.
  • Leading for Technology Change
    March 21 2017, Maryland Nonprofits’ 2017 Tech To Tell Your Story Conference, Marriottsville, MD
  • Online Communities: When, Why, How, What
    November 16, 2016, 11:00 am, TAG 2016 Annual Conference, St. Pete Beach, FL
  • Cascade: “How To Execute Large Salesforce Projects”
    October 6, 2016, Dreamforce, San Francisco, CA
  • The Single Best Thing You Can Do to Improve Your Salesforce Consulting Business: Triage
    October 5, 2016, Dreamforce, San Francisco, CA
  • Chapter Organizations and Communities
    October 5, 2016, Dreamforce, San Francisco, CA
  • Most Useful Apps for Nonprofits
    March 22, 2016, Salesforce Day – NTC ’16, San Jose, CA
  • The Future of Knowledge in the Foundation Context
    November 11, 2015, TAG Conference, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Future of Knowledge in the Nonprofit Context
    October 29, 2015, Colorado Nonprofit Association Fall 2015 Conference, Denver, CO
  • How to Perform a Strategic Technology Assessment
    March 6, 2015, NTC ’15, Austin, TX
  • Fundraising for Technology
    December 4, 2014, Center for Nonprofit Advancement, Washington, DC
  • Technology Strategy for the Sector
    November 13, 2014, Technology Affinity Group (TAG) of the Council on Foundations’ annual meeting, Miami, FL
  • Performing a Strategic Technology Assessment for Your Nonprofit
    November 5, 2014, Maryland Nonprofits Annual Conference, Rockville, MD
  • How to Implement Salesforce1 for Nonprofits – by Yourself, or With Help
    October 27, 2014, Center for Nonprofit Advancement, Washington, DC
  • Cool Tools for Board Meetings
    October 6, 2014, Colorado Nonprofit Association’s Fall Conference, Denver, CO
  • A Thorough Overview and Demonstration of Tools for Board Meetings
    June 6, 2014, 501[c]onference, Los Angeles, CA
  • Innovations in Public Websites: Two Case Studies
    June 4, 2014, 36th Annual I&R Training And Education Conference, Atlanta, GA
  • Fundraising for Technology
    May 22, 2014, Center for Nonprofit Advancement, Washington DC
  • What Every Nonprofit Staffer Needs To Know About Technology
    May 6, 2014, Nonprofit Roundtable, Washington DC
  • Tales from the Trenches – CiviCRM Support to Nonprofits
    April 24, 2014, CiviCon, San Francisco, CA
  • In Sickness and In Health: Choosing and Living with your CRM (Salon discussion)
    March 13, 2014, 14NTC (NTEN), Washington DC
  • What CiviCRM Can Do for Nonprofits
    March 13, 2014, 14NTC (NTEN), Washington DC
  • Responsive Design: What is it? How do we do it? How much will it cost? (Panel discussion)
    March 13, 2014, 14NTC (NTEN), Washington DC
  • Impress Funders and Make Mission and Message Clear: Easy Data Visualization and Infographics
    February 11, 2014, South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Charleston, SC
  • Impress Funders While Making Your Mission & Message Clear:  Easy Data Visualization & Infographics
    October 24, 2013, TechNow Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Technology in a World of Constant Change
    October 10, 2013, Bringing Your Back Office to the Front, Fiscal Strength for Nonprofits (FMA)
  • Strategic Leadership: What a Nonprofit Leader Really Needs to Know About IT
    July 16, 2013, NTEN Webinar.
  • Responsive Design: What is it? How do we do it? How much will it cost?
    June 7, 2013, NCTech4Good, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Impress Funders and Make Mission and Message Clear: Easy Data Visualization and Infographics
    Presentation at the 501(c)onference, May 10, 2013, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Strategic Leadership: What a Nonprofit Leader Really Needs to Know About IT
    Presentation at NTEN, April 13, 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, March 27, 2013, Washington, DC.
  • Data Visualization and Integration
    Presentation at the Technology Affinity Group, Nov. 15, 2012, Monterey, CA.
  • Strategic Thinking and Technology
    Presentation at the Colorado Nonprofit Association, Oct. 15, 2012, Denver, CO.
  • Does Your Nonprofit Have its Head in the Cloud? Should it?
    Presentation at the New York Council of Nonprofits’ Camp Finance Conference, Oct. 4, 2012.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Management of Southern California, September 19, 2012, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Strategic Leadership: What a Nonprofit Leader Really Needs to Know About IT
    Presentation at the Executive Service Corps of Southern California, Aug. 15, 2012, Los Angeles, CA.
  • What is Pinterest, and why does my nonprofit need it?
    Presentation at the Social media for nonprofits (LA), August 14, 2012, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Using Social Networking Tools to Improve Grant Making
    Presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, July 25, 2012, Washington, DC.
  • Increasing your organization’s internet presence
    Webinar for NTEN Nonprofit Technology, July 17, 2012, Washington, DC.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, June 27, 2012, Washington, DC.
  • Managed Services, Monitoring Services and Basic IT Support Services: Pros and Cons and How to Choose
    Presentation at the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference, April 4, 2012, San Francisco, CA.
  • CA Customizing CiviCRM: Techniques and Caveats
    Presentation at the CiviCON, Apr. 2, 2012, Berkeley, CA.
  • CA CiviCRM for Membership Associations
    Presentation at the CiviCON, Apr. 2, 2012, Berkeley,CA.
  • Increasing your Organization’s Internet Presence
    Presentation at the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin, March 29, 2012, San Rafael, CA.
  • Strategic Thinking and Technology
    Presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Management, January 18, 2012.
  • Social Media 
    Presentation at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference, November 17, 2011, Atlanta, GA.
  • Comparing Google Apps to Outlook
    Presentation at the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference, March 19, 2011, Washington, DC.
  • Should you migrate to Google Apps
    Presentation at the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference, March 19, 2011, Washington, DC.
  • When Managing your Nonprofit with Spreadsheets Won’t Do
    Presentation at the South Carolina Association of NonProfit Organizations’ Annual Nonprofit Conference, March 30, 2011, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Single Sign-on: Making it Happen
    Presentation at the ASAE & The Center’s Technology Conference & Expo, December 13-15, 2010, Washington, DC.
  • Technology Planning–and Presenting Your Plan
    Presentation at the 8th Annual Technology Affinity Group (TAG) Conference, November 8-11, 2010, La Jolla, CA.
  • Using Social Networking Tools to Improve Grant Making
    Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Grants Managers Network, March 15-17, 2010, Baltimore, MD.
  • Using the Web and Free Collaborative Tools to Improve Grant Making
    Presentation at the NY-Region of the Grants Managers Network, August 27, 2009, New York, NY.
  • Technology Planning
    Two-day mini-course given at the Tidewater Community College, Academy for Nonprofit Excellence, May 6 and 7, 2009, Norfolk, VA.
  • IT Capacity Building
    Presentation at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Nonprofits & Technology Conference, February 20, 2009, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Getting the most out of technology for your organization
    Presentation at the 3rd Annual Chesapeake Watershed Forum, October 3, 2008, Shepherdstown, WV.
  • Increasing your Organization’s Internet Presence
    Presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, February 7, 2008, Washington, DC.
  • Implementing an Open Source Content Management System for the First Time
    Presentation at the ASAE’s Association Technology Conference, January 31, 2008, Washington, DC.
  • Realizing your Technology Future: The Marriage of Strategic Thinking and Technology Implementation
    Presentation at the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations’ Annual Meeting, November 9, 2007, Cambridge, MD.
  • Increasing your Organization’s Internet Presence
    Presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, August 22, 2007, Washington, DC.
  • Protecting the Data: Best Practices in Enterprise Identity Management
    Presentation at the 2007 City and County Technology Summit, Performance Institute, March 13, 2007, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Technology Planning
    Two-day mini-course given at the Tidewater Community College, Academy for Nonprofit Excellence, February 14 and 15, 2007, Norfolk, VA.
  • Protection of Records, Databases and Vital Equipment
    Presentation at the 2006 National Summit on Continuity of Operations Planning, November 14, 2006, Arlington, VA.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, October 11, 2006, Washington, DC.
  • Linking Performance Measurements to IT Investments
    Presentation at the Council for Nonprofit Innovation’s 2006 Foundation and Nonprofit Performance Conference, September 26, 2006, Arlington, VA.
  • Performance Management Technologies for Nonprofits Overview
    Presentation at the Council for Nonprofit Innovation’s 2006 Foundation and Nonprofit Performance Conference, September 26, 2006, Arlington, VA.
  • Disaster Preparedness—Your Technical Infrastructure
    Presentation at the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, September 14, 2006, Silver Spring, MD.
  • The Next Generation of Technology Provisioning for Affordable Housing
    Presentation at CTCNet’s 15th Annual Community Technology Conference, July 26-29, 2006, Washington, DC.
  • Beyond the Fundraising Database—Technology for Cultivating Individual Donors
    Presentation at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Nonprofits & Technology Conference, April 25, 2006, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits’ Dot Org: The Southeastern Nonprofit Technology Conference, March 8, 2006, Atlanta, GA.
  • Technology Planning
    Two-day mini-course given at the Tidewater Community College, Academy for Nonprofit Excellence, November 9 and 10, 2005, Norfolk, VA.
  • Selling IT: Advocating for Technology Tools
    Presentation at the NTEN DC Regional Conference, October 11, 2005, Washington, DC.
  • Vetting Vendors for Knowledge Management
    Presentation at the NTEN Philadelphia Regional Conference, September 14, 2005, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Lessons in Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation for the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, given at the Family Services Agency, July 22, 2005, Gaithersburg, MD.
  • Why Nonprofits should be looking at Current, not Emerging Technologies
    Presentation at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Nonprofits & Technology Conference, April 19, 2005, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Nonprofits & Technology Conference, April 19, 2005, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Digital Photography
    Presentation to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, January 20, 2005, Chevy Chase, MD.
  • Why Nonprofits should be looking at Current, not Emerging Technologies
    Presentation at the Maryland Association of Nonprofits Organizations’ Annual Meeting, November 30, 2004, Baltimore, MD.
  • Increasing your Organization’s Internet Presence
    Presentation at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits Dot Org: The Southeastern Nonprofit Technology Conference, November 17, 2004, Atlanta, GA.
  • IT for Nonprofit Managers
    Presentation at the Center for Community Technology Services, University of Baltimore, October 12, 2004, Baltimore, MD.
  • Moving Beyond Managing Technology to Managing Information
    Presentation to the Lutheran Financial Management Association / Lutheran Technical Information Network Annual Meeting (Lutheran Services of America), October 4, 2004, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.
  • Defending Your Home Computer
    Presentation to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, September 30, 2004, Chevy Chase, MD.
  • Providing Holistic Information Technology Support Services
    Presentation at the Alliance for Nonprofit Management’s Annual Meeting, August 13, 2004, Washington, DC.
  • E-Advocacy: Tools, Tips, and Resources
    Presentation at the Washington Council of Agencies’ Center for Nonprofit Learning and Leadership, June 30, 2004, Washington, DC.
  • IT Tools, Tips, and Resources
    Presentation at the Washington Council of Agencies’ Center for Nonprofit Learning and Leadership, June 18, 2004, Washington, DC.
  • Information Technology for New Nonprofits
    Presentation at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, March 9, 2004, Baltimore, MD.
  • Increasing your Organization’s Internet Presence
    Presentation at the The Support Center for Nonprofit Management, February 19, 2004, New York, NY.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at the The Support Center for Nonprofit Management, February 19, 2004, New York, NY.
  • Electronic Advocacy: Definitions and Concepts
    February 18, 2004 (repeated March 4 and March 19), Washington, DC.
  • Lessons for Funding your Information IT Needs
    Presentation at Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, February 11, 2004, Baltimore, MD.
  • Tools, Tips and Resources
    Presentation at Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, January 15, 2004, Baltimore, MD.
  • Network Operating Systems
    Presentation at the Technology Affinity Group’s annual meeting of the Council on Foundations, November 13, 2003, Washington, DC.
  • How to Choose a Vendor
    Presentation at the Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network Regional DC Meeting, October 23, 2003.
  • Tools, Tips and Resources
    Presentation at Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, August 21, 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  • Technology Planning for Community Technology Centers
    Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Community Technology Centers Network, June 27, 2003, Washington, DC.
  • Fundraising for Technology
    Presentation at Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, June 18, 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  • IT Capacity Building Workshop
    Presentation at the DC Office of Partnerships and Grants Development Strengthening Partnership Initiative, April 16, 2003, Washington, DC.
  • Boards and Technology
    Presentation at Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, March 20, 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  • Building Support for your Technology Plan
    Presentation at the E-philanthropy Annual Meeting, March 9, 2003, San Francisco, CA.
  • Best Practices for Continuous Improvement
    Presentation at the Fairfax County 2003 Conference on Community-Based Nonprofit Management.
  • Technical Support Strategies for Nonprofits 
    Presentation at the The National Technology Enterprise Network’s Annual Meeting, March 8, 2003, San Francisco, CA.