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How Do You Document Your Creative Process?

Museum 2.0

Pinterest is an online sharing tool that allows you to construct virtual bulletin boards to collect and display images from across the web.

The value of collaboration

SocialFish

The Value of Collaboration #1: Reducing internal service costs. The Value of Collaboration #2: Reducing how much your firm prints.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Social Media Tools. 1. Paper :: iTunes.

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Case Study: NPower Michigan and Board Collaboration Tools

NTEN

Sometimes it was so rudimentary that someone would put a cell phone on speaker, and folks would dial in, and everyone could participate, but it worked.” He began exploring various tools to make meetings easier and more efficient. That’s when he found MyCommittee.com, an online meeting management tool.

Upcoming Webinar March 12: Manage Content & Collaborate in the Cloud

Tech Soup Blog

Eastern) , we'll talk about tips for using the cloud to manage content, share files, and collaborate with everyone you need. spanhidden.

Guest Post: Radical Collaboration - Tools for Partnering with Community Members

Museum 2.0

The majority of our public programs at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History are created and produced through community collaborations.

Reduce Travel with Online Collaboration

Tech Soup Blog

liked our 10 technology tips to help you reduce your need to travel, and also our travel reduction tools we compiled. This updated blog post from the campaign explores some ways to increase online collaboration and also reduce travel and work efficiency. Why Is Online Collaboration Green? Cloud Services for Collaborating.

New to TechSoup: Collaborate with Huddle

Tech Soup Blog

Now, thanks to Huddle, nonprofits and libraries can effectively manage their projects, content, and collaboration, both internally and externally.

Crazy for the Tools

NTEN

By Steve Backman, President, Database Designs To close out our month-long look at some of the best tools for nonprofits, Steve Backman tells you about some of his favorite day-to-day software. Favorite software tools are all about managing processes fluidly. Dropbox also has essential team collaboration built in. Powerpoint?

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Nonprofits Live Recap: Online Collaboration

Tech Soup Blog

The October edition of Nonprofits Live examined the topic of online collaboration. Barriers to Collaboration. Useful Collaboration Tools.

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

Managers can collaborate from anywhere—making it double budget friendly, cutting down on plane flights and Amtrak tickets. You can share documents, host club-only events, create a virtual bulletin board and even manage online donations. First, you can turn any portion of your notes or to-dos into its own document with its own URL.

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Create and Collaborate Securely Using Box and Microsoft Tools

Tech Soup Blog

Managing the creation, management, and sharing of all content using just one set of tools often isn't workable or cost-effective.

Recap: Community Organizing Tools from the Experts

NTEN

We learn new community organizing tips and tools from them all the time. In honor of our August theme of "Tools," we invited several of our beloved Tech Club and CoP organizers to give short presentations about their favorite community organizing tools during the Community Organizing Tools from the Experts webinar on August 21.

Tools I use: basic workflow

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

It’s not so up to date, and it’s a list more of tools I have used, and some I still use.). Another important tool, which I use in my personal life as well as consulting life, is Evernote. tool I’ve recently come to adore is Passpack. It is an awesome web-based password management tool for teams.

Launching a Collaboration or Content Management System: 8 Tricks for Adoption

Influence

So, you have decided you need a tool for collaboration or content management. Below I discuss some adoption strategies that you should consider if you plan to launch a collaborative platform or content management system. Every collaboration or content management site needs one. Great. Even better. Model Wanted Behavior.

Six Reasons It’s Time for Nonprofit Board Management Software

NTEN

Using a centralized document repository means no longer having to rely on email to send and search through countless documents.

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Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools

NTEN

Maps are a tool for visualizing data about place, much like charts are tools for visualizing numeric and financial data.

Tech Tools to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Tech Soup Blog

computer and share materials with collaborators or clients via email or electronic fax. Share Documents with Anyone, Anywhere. ?Adobe’s

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What is the Strategic Value of New Nonprofit Software?

The SocialPath

We make sure you have all the tools at your disposal, as well as a qualified plan specific to your mission. What does that Mean? Save You Time.

Nonprofits Live: Green Tools and Technology Decisions Recap

Tech Soup Blog

Adopting green tech tools, like online conferencing or using online collaboration tools , can also improve an organization’s efficiency. Cloud Technology for Collaboration. Cloud technology makes collaboration possible with tools for online document storage, web conferencing, and instant communications.

Project Management Tools That Nonprofits Should Know About

Idealware

Communication and Collaboration. This web-based mind mapping tool leverages a combination of Web 2.0 Cost: Free). Time Tracking.

Fast Free Document Sharing and Review

Wild Apricot Blog

Do we really need another free online document-collaboration tool? Very possibly, yes — if it’s lightweight, easy for non-techies to use, designed specifically for reviewer annotation, and allows an unlimited number of users to give feedback on a document.( read more ).

Comparing Google Apps to Microsoft Outlook

Idealware

The Google Apps donation program provides organizational email, calendaring and document sharing as a free alternative to Microsoft Outlook. In Outlook, merging duplicates requires either complex multi-step processes, or a third party tool. PublishDate: July 2011. Author: Laura S. Quinn. Jay Leslie. Defining the Systems. Calendaring.

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Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

Tech Soup Blog

Productivity and Collaboration. With many programs, multiple staff members can work on a document or a project simultaneously.

8 Great Tools for Private Social Networks and Online Communities: The 2011 Edition

Influence

These range from private blogs to share privileged information and invite input; to online communities around face-to-face events; to project and partner collaboration; to communities of practice focused on specific topics. It approximates the “out of the box” functionality of Jive, and integrates a significant suite of tools.

Working in the Stratosphere: Cloud-Based Tools, Services, and Opportunities

NTEN

Can Cloud-based tools make your nonprofit more efficient? Webinars in this free series include: May 7 - Fundraising Tools, Services & Opportunities in the Cloud. Before you can fundraising, you need the right online tools. May 14 - Communication Tools, Services & Opportunities in the Cloud. Cloud nptech nten

Dancefloor and Balcony: What I learned about emergent online collaboration from Eugene Eric Kim

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some takeaways about emergent collaboration: Having a shared goal can really catalyzed the group, without it you get interesting random behavior.

Unlock the Door to the Right Funders with a Powerful Grant Strategy| Part 3

Connection Cafe

This blog is the third in a three part series that will focus on the tools you need in order to build a comprehensive grants seeking program.

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The Art of Facilitating Meetings with Sticky Notes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Post-It Note Facilitation of A Network Map - 2012 Pakistan NGOs. What’s in your facilitation toolkit? And, I’m not alone. Facilitation

Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

Tech Soup Blog

Productivity and Collaboration. With many programs, multiple staff members can work on a document or a project simultaneously.

Tools for Gantt Charts

Idealware

One handy tool can help you figure out not only how the trains will run on time, but when they start--and who’s conducting them.

News by the Spoonful: TechSoup's 2015 Tech Predictions

Tech Soup Blog

" Collaboration Tools. They have project management tools that combine document tracking and social media elements.

Uses for Online Collaborative Tools

Tech Soup Blog

At one point during the presentation we asked the participants to tell us how they use online document sharing. Tools Last week, I facilitated a webinar which discussed Microsoft Office Live Workspace. Ken Polson from Microsoft explained how Live Workspace works, how to get started and what it can be used for.

Five Tech Tips for Every Executive Director

NTEN

So, for my fellow nonprofit leaders, here are the technology tools I can't live without. Leadership nptech nten toolsThat's all it takes.

Eight Great Tools for Private Social Networks and Online Communities - 2011 Edition

Influence

These range from private blogs to share privileged information and invite input; to online communities around face-to-face events; to project and partner collaboration; to communities of practice focused on specific topics. It approximates the “out of the box” functionality of Jive, and integrates a significant suite of tools.

Collaboration for Funders: Use the Right Tools

Influence

This is the final post in our series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we look at determining the value of creating a collaboration community. The second part explores challenges in facilitating collaboration. The world of collaboration platforms is a bit of a jungle. Iterate.

If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Digital Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Become Your Own Publishing Powerhouse with LightBox Collaborative’s 2014 Editorial Calendar guest post by Holly Minch. Photo by Gary Clark.

Software for Collaboration

Idealware

Everyone suddenly wants to collaborate! For some reason (I suspect it's related to the economy, though I haven't pinned down exactly how) my phone is ringing off the hook these days with people who want to talk about how software can help teams collaborate. What have I missed

Welcome to the New Age of Accountability in Grant Management

Connection Cafe

These methods would also pave the way for new analytical tools to coordinate audit resolution across agencies and funding periods.

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GoToWebinar vs. GoToTraining

Tech Soup Blog

Content library – Store reusable content, including documents, surveys, and recordings. In a Nutshell. GoToWebinar. GoToTraining.

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