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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.

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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The value of collaboration


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

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.

Case Study: NPower Michigan and Board Collaboration Tools


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, an online meeting management tool.

Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community


This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have useful tools they’d like you to know about. Collaboration Groups.

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.

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits


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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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.

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.

Recap: Community Organizing Tools from the Experts


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.

Crazy for the Tools


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.

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.

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.

Tech Across Your Org: Social Media Collaboration Across the NYC Elder Abuse Center


Read the complete issue on "Collaboration" when you subscribe to the journal for free! ] By Debra Askanase, Community Organzier 2.0 Risa sums up the value of a collaborative approach: "Our staff conversations about ways to utilize social media are creative and energizing. work must be spread among staff 2.)

Project Management Tools That Nonprofits Should Know About


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

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


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


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


Reduce Travel with Online Collaboration

Tech Soup Blog

This is our last week in our TeleGreen Your Work travel reduction campaign so if you haven't done so already, we hope that you’ll have a look at our 10 technology tips to help you reduce your need to travel, and try out some of the travel reduction tools we've collected. read more.

Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools


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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Big News in Benetech's Human Rights Program: New Funding and Enhanced Tools!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

When widely deployed, these tools have the potential to make lasting impact by empowering people to fight abuse and advance democracy.

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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.

Webinar Wrap-Up: Online Collaboration with Office Live Workspace

Tech Soup Blog

This free, online collaboration tool allows users to share files and documents anywhere they have access to the Internet. Have you used Office Live before to collaborate online with staff, colleagues, peers, volunteers, board members, or others? Tools udc=esrhq125z5ve. read more.

Tools for Gantt Charts


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.

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.

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.

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.

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


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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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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Software for Collaboration


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

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

TechSoup Talks Webinar on June 23: Free and Easy Collaboration with Office Live Workspace

Tech Soup Blog

If you've ever emailed yourself files so you could access them at home, fumbled with thumb drives, or struggled with sending large files to your collaborators, you need this webinar ! This webinar is appropriate for anyone looking for an easy and free way to share documents and collaborate with others remotely. read more.

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


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.

How Do You Collaborate with Staff Online? Google Docs Can Save Time, Money, and the Planet

Tech Soup Blog

Online collaboration is a great way to work with colleagues without having to be face-to-face. Whether I'm in a remote office, on the road, working from home, or just sitting down the hall, sharing documents and using other collaborative tools online saves time, money, and the environment. read more.

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.

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


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

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Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools


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