Cloud Computing for Small Nonprofits: Lessons Learned from 5 Years in the Cloud

NTEN

Shortly after the Colorectal Cancer Coalition was incorporated as an organization in March 2005 we hired an admin, bought her a laptop and gave her a desk in a tiny single room office sublet from another organization in Washington, DC. There's a tiny fine line between collaboration and distraction. Collaborative web applications that have to be loaded separately in their own environment with separate login credentials have been extremely difficult to adopt.

Cloud Computing for Small Nonprofits: Lessons Learned from 5 Years in the Cloud

NTEN

Shortly after the Colorectal Cancer Coalition was incorporated as an organization in March 2005 we hired an admin, bought her a laptop and gave her a desk in a tiny single room office sublet from another organization in Washington, DC. There's a tiny fine line between collaboration and distraction. Collaborative web applications that have to be loaded separately in their own environment with separate login credentials have been extremely difficult to adopt.

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Five years ago, it was the laptop. In the past few weeks, I’ve used my iPad to connect to WebEx conferences, FaceTime with coworkers, update my OneNote folders and Evernote Notebooks, and take a picture of my receipts to attach to an expense report. It doesn’t replace my laptop, but I sure get a lot of use out of it. –Tom whiteboard app, Webex, Office) or connecting to important business applications (e.g. Twenty years ago, everyone brought pen and paper to meetings.

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