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Welcome to the Altus Dynamics Blog

Below is a collection of our blogs, covering a variety of subjects from Microsoft News to Customer Stories to Opinion Pieces. Like what we're saying (or not)? Be sure to leave a comment for us or share the story through our social media buttons.


  • Book_718

    The Value of Organizations Training Their Employees

    As our annual conference, Altus Alliance, is quickly approaching it got me thinking about the importance of continued learning and training. As someone who has always believed and supported life-long learning, I thought I would share my top three reasons organizations should invest in employee training.

    By Katherine Budreau
    Feb 18, 2015
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  • Edge-of-the-Cliff

    3 Financial Management Pit Falls Faced By Charitable Foundations

    Are you a non-profit Foundation looking for a better way to manage your donations and grants? Often a Foundation can struggle when there is a lack of easy to use tools to manage funds, grants, and donations.

    By Colin Marsh
    Feb 13, 2015
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  • True_False

    Top 10 Cloud Myths CIOs Should Look Out For

    The Cloud by its very nature is susceptible to hype and misconceptions. From a consumer perspective, “in the Cloud” is a mystical place where most of the technical details are hidden. It is the subject of numerous books, articles, blogs and Hollywood movies. So it is not surprising that some misunderstandings have arisen...

    By Colin Dickinson
    Feb 04, 2015
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  • Winding Road

    6 Ways Technology will Shape the Non-Profit Sector in 2015

    The more tech savvy workforce is causing a lot of change within organizations. From the inside, tech savvy employees are driving the demand for more intuitive technology that can be accessed from anywhere on any device – true interoperability. From the outside, the tech savvy population is demanding a more seamless donor process whether that’s being able to donate though a mobile device or app, being able to make easy online payments, or just being kept in the loop about the organization through social media...

    By Nicola Dickinson
    Feb 02, 2015
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  • Is your accounting system impacting your ability to hire and retain staff?

    Today, when it comes to the tools your organization is using – they can either be a help to hiring or a hindrance to your efforts. To attract the best and brightest means deploying solutions that are modern and intuitive. With tech savvy workers today, they expect a certain level of work tools within the organization to help them get their job done right and efficiently.

    By James Faw
    Jan 27, 2015
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  • Integration

    Stop the madness - Your Accounting System and Excel should be in Synchronicity

    We all know how much accounting staff love Excel. What’s not to love! It provides powerful spreadsheet capabilities – formulas, calculations, formatting, etc. The features are seemingly endless. But...

    By Nicola Dickinson
    Jan 21, 2015
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