Robots for Apricot and ETO!? It’s ALIVE!

Even with some of the most advanced features available anywhere, software like ETO and Apricot might still have some tasks that just have to be done manually.  And when those processes are excessive and repetitive, good luck finding someone willing to do them.  And even if you can, it might take that person hundreds of … Read more

New Apricot Closed Loop Referrals!

Apricot users can now refer program participants directly from your Apricot system to another partner Apricot system!  And receive them too! This is one that Social Solutions kept very close to the vest while they developed a functionality that organizations will be clawing to get their hands on as quickly as possible. With new “Closed … Read more

Improving Participatory Program Evaluation

At Treadwell, we are pursuing innovations in nonprofit program evaluation that prioritize equity, inclusion, and community leadership. Last year, Treadwell Consultant Jordan Grover worked with organizers in the DC area to engage youth in leading their own evaluations at three local nonprofits. Her article “Research for Change: Piloting Initiatives for Youth-Led Evaluation” describes an exciting … Read more

Update your ETO Dashboard Messages to Match the New Look and Feel of ETO

Recently, Social Solutions completed a full overhaul of their logos, color schemes, fonts and everything visual about their website and products (including ETO, Apricot and Penelope). ETO and Apricot now have a much more consistent look and feel. That means it’s time for you to update your ETO Dashboard Messages to Match the New Look … Read more

ETO Browser Neutrality Breakthrough!

It’s been a crazy few weeks for just about the whole world recently.  And yet, some things in life keep rolling along.  This week, Social Solutions released another batch of browser-neutrality updates to ETO!  With these updates, we at Treadwell think it’s time for everyone to make the switch away from Internet Explorer to Chrome, … Read more

Mining for Gold in the Social Solutions Ideas Portal

If you haven’t spent time scanning Social Solutions’ Ideas Portal, prepare yourself.  You might find yourself spending hours perusing the hundreds of ideas and thinking “Why didn’t I think of that?” or, “I was having that exact problem just last week!”. Social Solutions has accelerated the development and deployment of new product enhancements and features … Read more

Takeaways from Steve Ballmer’s Keynote at the 2018 Impact Summit

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer keynoted the 2018 Impact Summit this week, discussing the Ballmer Group’s recent $69M investment in Social Solutions.  His comments and presentation highlighted the foundation’s commitment to providing opportunities to youth and families. “Every kid deserves a chance at the American dream,” Ballmer said. In addition to expressing his appreciation of … Read more