What is a Tech Platform-Centric Nonprofit?

KYLE HAINES | March 5, 2020

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Becoming a platform-centric nonprofit creates enormous opportunities for digital transformation. A platform-based nonprofit uses a technology platform as a key foundation in their technology strategy. This focus on a foundational platform allows the nonprofit to act on information and data in new, connected ways. When done well, a platform-centric technology strategy empowers organizational strategy, which drives higher and more meaningful mission outcomes. Build has worked on numerous platform selections and implementations. When done right, the move to a platform-centric approach demonstrably delivers values, with a clear link between the effort and the outcome.

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