Charity IT teams advised to ditch the jargon

Speaking at the recent Charity Technology Conference, CIO at British Council and chair of Charity IT Leaders, Laura Dawson, spoke about how IT teams in charities must ditch the jargon and speak in business language when creating an IT strategy so that the rest of the organisation can fully understand.

According to Civil Society, Laura said:  “Quite often when you talk they (chief executives) don’t understand the language and that is because we don’t help them. They will have key words and phrases and if we don’t use those then they won’t understand us.”

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