This paper published by Blackbaud states that more than ever before, technology drives productivity in the nonprofit workplace. Hardware becomes less expensive and more powerful every day. Software enhancements offer new features to efficiently automate administrative tasks. And the Internet is an amazing medium for communication and commerce. Blackbaud embraces these technological advances and seeks to harness them in innovative ways that bolster ones organizations productivity. This technical paper discusses several key technologies in The Financial Edge that helped reach these goals for the product and - ultimately - help the client reach ones goals.