Ryan Baird

Ryan is the Director of Client Solutions at eCivis.
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When Technology Hurts Innovation

Posted by Ryan Baird on Jul 20, 2016 6:01:25 AM

"There is a wide array of new technology solutions for every process and activity government employees engage in. And while new solutions tout improved ROI and efficiency and decreased costs, quantifiable outcomes may be hard to come by. What are some challenges to an organization's successful implementation? What solutions can be applied to these obstacles?"

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Topics: Grants Management Best Practices

Keys to Grant Success: eCivis Webinars

Posted by Ryan Baird on Jun 15, 2015 4:00:00 AM

When it comes to succeeding in the grants world, there's a lot more to it than simply purchasing a software solution. As a software company, eCivis certainly believes technology plays a critical role in enhancing the grant process, but we also understand that the internal challenges organizations face in applying for and winning grants cannot be overcome by a software solution alone.

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Topics: eCivis Resources

Grant Risk Assessment for Your Organization

Posted by Ryan Baird on Feb 12, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Across the board among local governments, the capacity to apply for grants has shrunk as workforces have been thinned and retired staff are not replaced. These circumstances, coupled with more stringent requirements at the federal level, make it imperative that organizations strategically approach pursuing grants to maximize award rates and ensure successful grants management.

Using a thorough risk evaluation process will help ensure that your efforts are spent on the grants with the greatest potential to positively impact your organization. Our Risk Assessment form guides you through the factors that should be considered prior to preparing an application:

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Topics: Grants Office, Grants Management Best Practices

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