Churches and middle governing bodies need to think of technology in the context of “Enterprise Resource Planning” or better known as ERP. Once cost prohibitive for most churches and even some governing bodies, the technology landscape today is prime. With the advent of cloud-based technology, along with the emerging tools of the fourth industrial revolution, […]Read more "Congregational Patterns are the Key for ERP"
This is a continuation from last week. IT has changed the world more so in the last five years that the previous twenty-five. We live in a world of an always-on, always-connected and that means the old communication models, the early church planting models, the church discipleship models are being disrupted daily. Congregations are expecting […]Read more "Data is the new “Oil.”"
I am guessing you need to be an octopus with many tentacles to count the number of people you know probably. Now, why is that? We must be open to INNOVATION and where it comes to play in our mission. For starters, stop thinking of innovation as something that is technology or something that only […]Read more "Do you run out of fingers counting the number of unchurched or de-churched people you know?"
Here is a framework that all churches and religious organizations can work with to better understand and prepare themselves for cyber attacks and protecting their data. The guidance encourages organizations such as churches to secure data from a privacy perspective and maintain security from a cyber perspective. This is called the NIST framework. NIST is […]Read more "Has your Church been NIST’d?"
“All organizations should now assume that they are in a state of continuous compromise.” — GartnerGroup 2016 “Error, indeed is never set forth in its naked deformity, lest, being thus exposed, it should at once be detected.” – St. Irenaeus What does a statement like the two above mean to your church and the various diocese, […]Read more "Churches live in a world of continuous compromise"
Change Management is lifecycle management “See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” Isaiah 43:19 I have heard more times than I can count from ministers about their experiences to resistance to change. A […]Read more "Do you experience resistance to change all too often?"