Changes & updates

February 2024

  • New no-code tech - Replaced miniExtensions with Fillout. Better value and cleaner UI/UX.
  • New page - Impact page including mission, analytics, partnerships, and testimonials.

January 2024

  • Removed Hotjar - Not leveraging the tool, plus Hotjar slows down pageload times.
  • Change to default partner ordering - Was: recently added. Now: last updated.
  • Directory update - Partner directory starts with keyword and category search.
  • New pages - Tech & service landing pages (i.e Webflow, Analytics), mainly for SEO purposes.

December 2023

November 2023

  • Created a forest - We plant trees in the Dovetail Forest (to say thanks people).
  • Published new survey - This charity survey is used for evaluation purposes.
  • Update to partner selection criteria - Create listing form requires day rate and budget range.

October 2023

  • Removed Bot - Shows inaccurate partner info and goes against thoughtful selection process.
  • New tool - Partner Comparison Bot, an IA-powered experiment to quickly compare partners.
  • New page - A list of consultants for non-profits, all with partner-selection experience.

September 2023

Catalyst

Vision

To collectively realise a digitally enabled and resilient social sector.

Mission

Develop an ecosystem of social sector actors creating digital networks, infrastructure and practice to drive systemic and societal change.

Visit the Catalyst website

August 2023

  • Update to template - Develop brief template to match and build on RFI template.
  • Update to guidance - Added RFI template to page: How to write an RFI and project brief.
  • New template - RFI template, to help charities send a Request for Information.
  • New guidance - How to run a selection process, including what's not recommended.
  • New guidance - How to build a shortlist, including tips on finding suitable partners.
  • Update to user accounts - All pages now accessible, but viewing templates requires account.

July 2023

  • New analytics - Testing out Fathom, a privacy-friendly Google Analytics alternative.
  • New guidance - How to evaluate partners, includes downloadable scoring template.
  • Update to user accounts - Made partner directory accessible without a user account.

June 2023

  • Updated language - "Agencies" to "Partners" to encourage more balance in relationships.
  • Introduced user accounts - To assess Dovetail usage and share product updates with users.
  • Homepage refresh - Added images of teams, for a more human, relational touch.
  • New analytics - Trying out Hotjar to capture Dovetail usage and behaviour insights.
  • Advisory Group workshop - Discussed strategy and roadmap to end of 2023.

May 2023

  • Set up Advisory Group - The Advisory Group helps interrogate and shape Dovetail's strategy.
  • Added banner linking to survey - This charity survey is used for evaluation purposes.
  • Created this page - To keep a simple log of changes and updates related to Dovetail.