The Perfect Way to Protect Your Business Documents

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Today’s world is full of hackers and notorious individuals who may try to proliferate into your business if you do not protect your business documents properly. You may use a different password for different business documents and need to remember those. Store any document.

How Do You Document Your Creative Process?

Museum 2.0

Pinterest allows us--requires us, really--to document a part of our creative process openly on the web. Loosely formatted blogs to document progress. I'm curious how other organizations are publicly documenting and sharing creative process.

Google Drive as an Organizational Document Management System: an NTEN Case Study

NTEN

A look at the basics of NTEN's own continually evolving Google Drive Policies and Document Management System. While it's no secret that most people love spending their extra time elbow deep in their Internal Document Management Systems, tweaking things until everything is just right, I still do hear of the occasional fringe case where an organization is just trying to figure out the best way forward, as old policies and methods no longer match up with new systems and technologies.

Blockchain Technology: What Is It and How Is It Relevant for Nonprofits?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Paul Lamb , Principal at Man On A Mission Consulting , has over 25 years of experience in business, nonprofit management, technology, and public policy. At its core blockchain is a database technology. Overall blockchain is still very much a nascent technology.

Documenting the Digital Divide

NTEN

Tags: contest digital divide nonprofit technology

Technology Strategy for the Nonprofit Startup

Connection Cafe

Long-term technology planning is always hard, but even more so when your enterprise hasn’t been launched, and might not yet be able to accept contributions. Procurement Technology Budgeting Compliance nonprofit planning Startup Strategy Sustainability Technology Strategy

NTEN Case Study: Managing Systems and Documents in the Cloud

NTEN

NTEN, whose mission is to help members strategically use technology to make the world a better, just, and equitable place, didn't so much consciously move to the Cloud as come of age in it. distributed staff Infrastructure nptech Organizational Culture Policy technology planning IT Staff Kimberlee Roth. Out-Word, LLC.

Fast Free Document Sharing and Review

Wild Apricot

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.( Tags: Non-profit technology nptech collaboration PDF project management PowerPoint application

Technological Protection Measures and the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Why Circumvention for the Purposes of Access is Crucial A Bookshare Briefing Paper Prepared for the Diplomatic Conference for Visually Impaired Persons The distributors of digital content often use technological protection measures (TPMs) to discourage the making of unauthorized copies. The digital text can be accessed, but there is impaired access to the structure of the document.

Accidental Techies: 13 Lessons on Building Your Nonprofit Technology Culture

AFP Blog

The usual great read from Peter Campbell Accidental Techies: 13 Lessons on Building Your Nonprofit Technology Culture : "EXPONENT PARTNERS SERIES: SMART PRACTICES Is your nonprofit thinking about implementing a large database project like Salesforce? Nonprofit and technology veteran Peter Campbell, CIO at Legal Services Corporation, recently shared his valuable insights on how to prepare your team and culture for long-term success.

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Promise and Peril: Martus for Human Rights in Burma

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I recently had the pleasure of visiting one of our longtime Martus partners in Thailand, The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma ( ND-Burma ). Martus Network for Documentation - Burma; Burma humanrights human rights Thailand Chiang Mai ND-Burma

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Are You Passionate about Technology and Social Good? Benetech Needs You!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Guest post by Betsy Beaumon, President, Benetech We are seeking visionary leaders to join Benetech in applying technology to advance the rights of disadvantaged people around the world. Technology is playing an ever larger role in increasing respect for human rights and delivering better services, and we have two rare opportunities to lead world-class tech-for-good programs.

How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

SOS Children’s Villages International uses cloud technology to help fundraise for children in need. How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising guest post by Justin Spelhaug, General Manager, Microsoft Philanthropies.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Aside from fundraising and digital tools, EveryAction also is a leading provider of nonprofit advocacy technology. The company is a leader in the nonprofit technology space. Your nonprofit technology shouldn't look like it was built in 1983.

3 Steps to Finding the Right Technology Vendor for Your Nonprofit

Everyaction

Because of these principles, the process of evaluating and deciding on investments such as technology tools can be difficult for many nonprofits, because it requires a complicated process of weighing short term costs with long term benefits, while keeping multiple stakeholders happy. We’ll walk you through how to use it to make sure that you find a nonprofit technology vendor that fits your needs for the best price. CRM nonprofit tools nonprofit technology series

NetCentric Advocacy: BBC Documenting Rapid Global Warming Adaptations: Watch the Video!

Network-Centric Advocacy

Main | Online Fossett Searchers: Giant Suck of Energy » April 01, 2008 BBC Documenting Rapid Global Warming Adaptations: Watch the Video! Comments BBC Documenting Rapid Global Warming Adaptations: Watch the Video! NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

What is the Strategic Value of New Nonprofit Software?

The SocialPath

And with the advances in technology, many of the really good and grounded nonprofit software companies offer products that are similar in nature, with similar features.

Technology Toolbox: Learn from Occupy Wall Street to Occupy YOUR Street

Amy Sample Ward

And most importantly: it will be documented and shared by large numbers of people, experiencing it first hand, and sharing news and updates in real time. “The revolution will not be televised.” Maybe not.

Social Businesses Use Technology for more than Marketing

SocialFish

In our circles, everyone understands that social technologies are a must for marketing and communications. But I am still amazed at how slow these same people are to integrate social technology into management practices outside of the marketing department. Performance management processes are based mostly in static forms (documents and spreadsheets, both on paper and digitally) and in-person meetings. Embrace social technology beyond just marketing and communications.

Measuring Return on Investment for Technology

Idealware

Don’t let technology gobble up staff time and money, without giving enough back. Effective organizations have a positive Return on Investment, or ROI, for individual technology choices as well as their overall investment in technology.

Some Little Known Faith-Based Technology Resources

Tech Soup Blog

Katherine told our Dulcey Bower that her churches use Microsoft Office for their email and documents, Dropbox. She also said that they learn about new technology mostly by word of mouth throughout their church network. Church Technology Listservs.

QR Codes Are Dead, Toppled by Easy-to-Use Apps | DigitalNext: A Blog on Emerging Media and Technology - Advertising Age

AFP Blog

QR Codes Are Dead, Toppled by Easy-to-Use Apps | DigitalNext: A Blog on Emerging Media and Technology - Advertising Age : I was an early proponent of QR Codes, but now I have to admit that they are history. The new technology is superior in that you don't have to take a picture of the code, which then records your contact information and sends you to a website, video or document, or sends you a text message giving a web address.

How to Ask for New Technology for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

The median nonprofit technology budget is around 2 percent of our total operating budgets across all organization sizes these days. So it's no wonder that it's hard to ask your boss for the new technology your organization needs.

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International Women’s Day: Using Technology to Empower Women and Girls

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

To mark the date, the One Campaign has shared a research report called “ Poverty is Sexist ,” that documents how extreme poverty hurts girls and women harder and in different ways than it does boys and men, and to demand targeted action to support girls and women.

Resources to Sharpen Your Technology Training Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Technology trainers: you're superheroes, but not super human! When you work at a nonprofit or public library, it might feel like you constantly need to learn new skills to stay on top of emerging technology and adoption. Access professional resources and downloadable documents.

100 Trends in Nonprofit Technology

NTEN

Dan gave a great talk on how to use pictures to communicate in ways everybody can understand, so it only seems right to point to our friends at Rally.org , who have sponsored artists Kate Rutter and Rob Cottingham to document the conference visually.

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Six Things to Know in Nonprofit Technology News

Tech Soup Blog

A recent study by California nonprofit Community Technology Alliance found that almost 70% of the homeless people surveyed in their county did have a mobile phone. nonprofit technology news nptech NPTech news cloud computing

Nonprofit Technology News: 2013 Year in Review

Tech Soup Blog

That basically entails figuring out how to allow staff and volunteers to get work email, documents and other data on their own mobile devices – and what to do when phones and tablets get lost or stolen. Green Technology. Nonprofit Technology Organization of the Year.

Social Businesses Use Technology for more than Marketing

SocialFish

In our circles, everyone understands that social technologies are a must for marketing and communications. But I am still amazed at how slow these same people are to integrate social technology into management practices outside of the marketing department.

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? How do foundations address power, technology, and audience differently in the 21st century? Leadership that Values the Role of Technology is Key to Success.

What's Involved in Technology Planning — Tech Planning for Your Mission

Tech Soup Blog

Welcome to the first of three blog posts in our technology planning series. well-thought-out plan, how to conduct a technology assessment, and. technology planning for disaster preparedness. What’s Involved in Technology Planning? technology."

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Research Friday: Resources to Close the Nonprofit Technology Gap

ASU Lodestar Center

A year ago, Johns Hopkins University's Center for Civil Society Studies published a document titled, " The Nonprofit Technology Gap - Myth or Reality." They reported that the majority of nonprofits rely quite heavily on technological solutions in their day-to-day operations.

14LCS Idea Accelerator: Transforming Technology into Social Change

NTEN

The final eight pitched their ideas onstage to three judges — James Rooney, Microsoft; Deena Pierott, iUrbanTeen; Sonya Watson, Tides Foundation — and attendees, who scored the pitches across five categories: Community, Creativity, Technology, Collaboration, and Sustainability.

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Leaders in Nonprofit Technology: Daniel Ben-Horin

Tech Soup Blog

To kick off a series of profiles on leaders in nonprofit technology, we thought we’d start close to home by featuring our TechSoup Global founder, Daniel Ben-Horin. Daniel Ben-Horin’s life has been well documented. I think this trend has a lot to do with technology.

[Research] Data on Nonprofit Cloud Computing: Anywhere, Anytime Technology for Social Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

back then) and being the one of the visionaries behind the Netsquared project. So, when Marnie starts talking about the next big disruptive technology for the nonprofit sector, I listen. It makes your data and documents available anywhere, anytime.

Tips and Tools for Technology Planning: Webinar Follow-Up

Tech Soup Blog

Does your organization have working technology in place, but only one or two people who know how and when to use it effectively? Is there an old technology plan that was supposed to be implemented years ago, but other issues have always managed to push it back?

The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” What happens in the lab is that they test campaign ideas that make use of new technologies such as mobile phones, tablets, social media, email, and others, network approaches, and others. But, more importantly, the lab documents and shares what has been learned with Greenpeace’s affiliates and leaders around the world. Innovation Incubation :: piloting new ways of working, from practices to technologies.

NCVS: Mission-Driven Technology Planning

Tech Soup Blog

On Tuesday, I'll be talking about technology planning for nonprofits and public libraries at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service as a part of the Interactive Strategy Forum. Document all of those lists and take note of how much overlap there is among them.

Top 10 Technology Donations for Religious Charities

Tech Soup Blog

With Box, you can share information with volunteers and community partners without emailing documents back and forth or giving them access to your internal network. Give Your Technology a Boost. Get the gear you need to achieve your mission!

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NCVS: Mission-Driven Technology Planning

Tech Soup Blog

On Tuesday, I'll be talking about technology planning for nonprofits and public libraries at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service as a part of the Interactive Strategy Forum. Document all of those lists and take note of how much overlap there is among them.

The Nine Steps of Planning a Successful Technology Project

Tech Soup Blog

Technology should be helping your organization, not holding it back. But in Idealware’s work with nonprofits, we often see organizations struggling with technology that limits their abilities.

Social Network Management Systems?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Social Network Management Systems? It’s definitely a new project, and a very new community (with some huge warts) but it is promising for organizations that want to create private (or public, perhaps) social networks that include groups, discussions, document sharing, bookmarking, blogs and other things.

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20 Great Google Docs Templates for Non-Profits

Wild Apricot

Browse the Template Gallery , or narrow your search by Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, Forms, and Drawings. Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest nptech Volunteers Staffing Non-profit Communications office collaboration websites surveys event management project management spreadsheets Google Docs print productivity documents templates Creating a presentation for your board? Wading into the end-of-project paperwork?

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