Blogging To Improve Cambodia's Environment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got an exchange deal with a local mobile phone company and they gave us a free dial number so that listeners can call in during the broadcast for free for one year.). The pictures are very vital evidence when the committee members write reports to local authorities or our organization to seek assistance. Using chats, she taught me how to start a blog and upload pictures. s environment.

The Mother-Led Movement to Save Our Kids’ Climate

Saleforce Nonprofit

Pictured: Devi Thomas’ sons. Normalize conversations about the environment, and involve our children in acting with us for the climate. Education Nonprofit Community Engagement Environment Public & Social Benefit Sustainability


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Mobile Storytelling: An Evolving Story


By Nam-ho Park, Director, Mobile Service, Forum One. With the arrival of smartphones, it’s amazing how much data we are collecting and consuming on our mobile devices. Now we have our mobile devices diligently collecting our data. I keep on telling my story of how I moved between the East and West, between physical environments (architecture, urban design) and virtual (web and mobile development and strategy), between technology and the humanities.

Tech Policies for Virtual Teams: A Leader’s Responsibility

Non Profit Quarterly

So things like asking, will the organization be providing computers and mobile devices for all staff, or would there be a hybrid model where some staff would have organization-issued computers and other staff would have to rely on their personal devices?

New on SSIR: #4Change Examines Social Media for the Climate Change Movement

Amy Sample Ward

Think about a tool like YouTube, where people can share videos (uploaded and created in various ways from mobile phones to laptop computers to high quality cameras) and then find others who care about similar issues. People don’t see ‘big picture’ but relate locally&# (@ kristianakocis ). Tags: case studies issues 4change climate change environment lessons learned social media My latest post is up on the Stanford Social Innovation Review opinion blog.

Android — The new Google mobile phone OS | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

Still the most successful consumer product is clearly the mobile phone with around 3 billion users [ Source ]. The Open Handset Alliance is a group of over 30 Mobile Operators, Handset Manufacturers, Semiconductor Companies, Software Companies, and Commercialization Companies [ Full list of members ]. The Open Handset Alliance is trying to increase the openness of the mobile environment with the release of Android.

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Learnings and Reflections from BlogHer about Mobile Phones for Video Blogging and Beyond

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, while at BlogHer 07 I had a little bit of a personal learning mission: What can I learn about mobile video blogging in a global context? I put out a call for a session "Mobile Blogging and Video Blogging: I know nothing, educate me." After introducing ourselves and realizing that we all thought we knew nothing about mobile video blogging, we decided to identify what we didn't know by formulating questions. What is the best blog platform for mobile bloggers?

Best Practices for Securing Data in Humanitarian Crisis Situations

Saleforce Nonprofit

The unfolding crisis in Afghanistan is a stark reminder that many nonprofit customers often work in fragile environments. If the Salesforce Mobile SDK is utilized, it can work together with this as well.

What Can Salesforce Do for Education?

Cloud 4 Good

The open and flexible framework of EDA also works to break down departmental silos between Admissions Offices, Student Services, and Academic Departments to create a collaborative environment for all sides of campus that impact recruitment & admissions efforts.

5 Features Environmental Organizations Need From Their CRM


In the example above, the Mountain Area Preservation Foundation , which works to preserve the Truckee-Tahoe region’s mountain character and natural environment showcases a beautiful photo of the mountains that their donors are working to protect. This means looking for easy-to-use event attendee management tools, and donation forms that are optimized for desktop and mobile access.

The Concept of Microlearning


However, with the migration of learnings to more accessible on the go mobile learning (mLearning) platforms such as phones and tablets, their need becomes a bit more noticeable. Picture if you will an eLearning that takes an hour of your employees’ time. Where our multitasking is so engrained in a workflow that we cannot allow more than 5 minutes on any given task before needing to refocus on a bigger picture. The Concept of Microlearning.

Be a Tech Road Warrior: Gadgets and Tools for Working While Traveling

Tech Soup Blog

Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofits lets you have the best of both worlds: the full capabilities and secure environment of installed software with the collaborative, anywhere availability of the cloud. Mobile Gadgets and Apps. Get the most out of your mobile companion with these apps and gadgets: Need Internet connectivity in a pinch? Mobile Beacon offers 4G mobile broadband mobile hotspots to eligible nonprofits, charities, schools, and libraries.

Dreamforce 2021 for the Nonprofit and Education Sectors: A Hybrid Experience

Cloud 4 Good

While this was undeniably exciting, it was also slightly worrisome thinking of the large crowds and packed events of years past taking place in our current pandemic environment. Dreamforce 2021. Some of our Goodies received an exclusive invitation to attend Dreamforce 2021 live in person!

Giving Trends in Mexico: Millennials and Gen Z Drive Rise in Online Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2) The Mexican data from the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report paints a picture of the average individual donor in Mexico: She is under the age of 45, gives in micro-amounts ($100 USD annually), and most likely to be politically centrist-to-liberal. Mobile: 70% of our traffic comes from mobile. Charities need to adopt mobile-first solutions to collect online donations.

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iFixit’s Basic Phone Repairs that Most of Us Can Do

Tech Soup Blog

But repair-unfriendly policies certainly don’t make sense to me: those policies hurt customers and they hurt the environment. And if you know how to fix something we don’t, take a few pictures and start a repair guide of your own. greentech PC refurbishment mobile phone repair reuse smartphones iFixit Reduce, reuse, recycle: Everyone knows the three Rs of sustainability. But at iFixit , we talk a lot about a fourth R—one that people often forget: Repair.

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Nonprofit Tech Forecasts for 2013

Tech Soup Blog

His big prediction was that 2012 would be a breakout year for mobile computing in nonprofit tech. We also noticed a significant increase in the way that mobile technology is being used in disaster relief. Mobile Computing. The crystal ball on mobile computing looks to be an area of dramatically increased use of tablet computers, and also the convergence of cloud computing services and mobile. billion mobile apps were downloaded across 20 countries.

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The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry


Think of the industry and how it currently stands, and the new features that are being introduced within the context of your training environment. New features such as mobile learning, gamification, and microlearning, all serve a need that was not immediately identified within the context of a training environment. This is arguably the most immediate environment for an entrepreneurial mind. The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry.

How Faith-based Nonprofits Can Use Peer-to-Peer Fundraising


How will sponsors be able to engage with event attendees in a virtual environment? You can do this with: Pictures of community members with your volunteers Videos of small groups that support your organization explaining why they’re involved.

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Ushahidi Develops Innovative Tools for Nonprofits and Others Working to Benefit the Public

Tech Soup Blog

The Louisiana Bucket Brigade (LABB), for instance, has used Ushahidi to document the impacts of oil spills and other petrochemical pollution on human health and the environment. That way relief organizations and anyone else could get an immediate picture of what was happening on the ground. It is a $250 Wi-Fi router and mobile modem that has eight hours of battery life to keep it going when the electricity is out.

6 Technology Tips for Community Foundations to Engage Millennial Donors

Connection Cafe

They want to have ready online access to their impact —whether on their computer, mobile device, or tablet, and they certainly aren’t going to wait for a printed report. This is the first generation to grow up with mobile-first technology and intuitive user experiences, and because of this they expect to always be connected. Engage donors in their own environment and heighten their connectivity with technology that is optimized for mobile devices and tablets.

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process


When exploring a potential LMS, be sure to take into consideration features that are soon to be available, as they may give a precise picture of learning initiatives that can be included to propagate the reach of the organizational learning. Measuring the effectiveness of current offerings is vital in any learning environment. Finally, do not be afraid of employing the utilization of new elements within your learning environment. Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process.

Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

Working together, citizens could piece together news stories as well as facts from witnesses as they emerged to create the most complete picture of events. Reports of violence and of peace efforts could be placed via the web or mobile phone. His mobile phone battery was nearly dead so he chose to send a message to twitter and ask for help as well as for those that couldn’t help to spread the message, instead of calling 911 in the chance that he would end up on hold.

70:20:10: Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process


When exploring a potential LMS, be sure to take into consideration features that are soon to be available, as they may give a precise picture of learning initiatives that can be included to propagate the reach of the organizational learning. Measuring the effectiveness of current offerings is vital in any learning environment. Finally, do not be afraid of employing the utilization of new elements within your learning environment. Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process.

Is That A Camera in Your Pocket? Tips and Tools for MobilePhonetography As Part of Your Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

It takes a bit of mindset change as you have to focus on your work environment more carefully with a visual eye and suddenly see Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter posts you have never seen before. Smartphones, while they are so much better than ever, still have limitations. Mobile phone cameras that have touch screen allow you focus with your fingers. Rule of Thirds: Good picture composition is important.

Games and Cultural Spaces: Live Blog Notes from Games for Change

Amy Sample Ward

The result was an 800 page book of narratives, pictures, stories, and much more that will now be part of the library’s collection. I’m at the 2011 Games for Change conference today and live-blogging a few sessions! The speakers for this panel include: Tracy Fullerton – Electronics Arts Game Innovation Lab. Ruth Cohen – American Museum of natural History. Elaine Charnov – The NY Public Library. Jason Eppink – Museum of the Moving Image.

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Live Blog: Is Technology Really Good for Human Rights

Amy Sample Ward

In Iran we’ve seen it used to get out information and resist censorship but have also seen it used by the government to alter a mobile phone system and monitoring calls. 1975 revolution used leaflets and cassette tapes helped mobilize and push the revolution. These are sophisticated attacks and as the regimes become more sophisticated in espionage methods, people engaged in human rights will have to live in a new threat environment.

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Designing for Good: Pratima Mani + Josh Tabb

Connection Cafe

I also have a picture of Richard Armitage with photoshopped cats up by my desk. On top of the fact that more than 40% of our website visits are on a mobile or tablet device, many of our stakeholders look at our stuff on the go. Mobile isn’t the future anymore; it’s the painstakingly obvious present. More than 40% of our website visits are on a mobile or table device… — Josh.

10 Reasons to be at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC)

Connection Cafe

The NTEN team does a remarkable job of facilitating an environment ripe for connection with no limit to how much you can learn from peers. NTC includes a lineup of over 100 sessions from experts in nptech ranging from topics like social media, big data, mobile fundraising, cloud computing, and more. Facebook was the platform I shared pictures of my kids for Aunt Margie to “Like”.

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Collecting Data in Low Resource Areas: How to Get Started


You have paper and pen, but in this harsh environment, even collecting data the old fashioned way can be unreliable. Mobile phones. Sometimes the environment is too harsh or too dangerous. Pictures or colors that evoke locality and ownership can help. William (Bill) Lester, NPOKI. It’s an old problem, made worse by the tantalizing potential that technology provides: how do you collect and aggregate quality data when you work in low resource areas?

Your Cause Camp 2018 Lineup is Here

NonProfit Hub

Today, Kristen helps organizations make a lasting, meaningful impact on people by creating environments in which they thrive. Paul is the CEO and Co-Founder of Boston-based FableVision, which creates and distributes original educational media, mobile games and apps designed to move the world to a better place. The moment is finally here! We’re beyond excited to share the speaker lineup for Cause Camp 2018 , held on March 26th and 27th in Lincoln, Nebraska.

The Next-Generation Office Is Here!

Tech Soup Blog

You can use OneNote Mobile apps on Windows Phone, iOS, and Android phones. OneNote now also allows integration of pictures, video, and Excel spreadsheets into your notes. With a new mobile-friendly design that features sleek tiles in the place of conventional icons, Windows 8 is a complete rethinking of the Windows environment. The latest version of Microsoft Office is here!

Help Members Overcome Obstacles to Learning

WBT Systems

Paint a picture for your members of the need to keep up by continually learning, if they hope to remain valuable and employable. As if inner demons weren’t enough, learners must also contend with the barriers imposed by their job, lifestyle, and environment. Make sure your learning management system and all your content is mobile-friendly so members can easily access “learning in their pocket.” Did you encounter any obstacles getting here? Probably not.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Social Media is all.

ASU Lodestar Center

Within an hour (and with a huge helping hand from social media), thousands had mobilized and gathered all over the United States to celebrate, remember, and embrace. Convergence" makes the following assertion: "To have a credible voice in this [technologically advanced] environment, nonprofits need to empower everyone in their organization to be a spokesperson." Picture This: A Look Back at This Year's Spring Fo.

5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End

Connection Cafe

Higher education performed in line with the average across the public sector, however, it’s slightly behind Human Services, Healthcare and Environment/Animal Welfare organizations, which means there’s room to grow! Between holiday party invites, a crazy promotion at a favorite store or pictures from a family gathering, it’s going to be difficult to stand out. Design your emails for mobile. In 2016, higher education institutions saw 17.7% of total giving occur in December.

The Generational Divide - The Landscape of Donor Research, Relationships and Generational Realizations Every Nonprofit Should See

Connection Cafe

And like Andrew said in the panel, while many of the findings could be seen as "captain obvious" data points, the sum of all this data paints a truely imperative picture for nonprofit organizations to study. Oriented with "what's in it for me?" - Half of these people have mobile internet. Author: Jordan Viator.

[VIDEO] Exploring Cryptocurrency: Introducing New Giving Methods to Your Nonprofit


Sorry, and understand how your nonprofit can accept crypto in these safe, simple, insecure environments. I think Carlyn at the end has a picture. We can show you some pictures of them, but kind of like a USB device. Like I said, we’ve got a picture of it.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This new genre of video games are about solving real world problems such as environment, global hunger, poverty and disease. Ed Nicholson from Tyson Foods pointed to two excellent examples of young girl who raised money for hunger relief by asking her friends to donate money to host a mobile food pantry. Spend it together online, checking out pictures and project descriptions." When I was a kid, Lucy the Elephant , was in a state of disrepair.

Nonprofit Technology News for March 2014

Tech Soup Blog

The promise of this new field is to give severely disabled people a way to communicate and control their environment. The Big Picture. This is very intriguing big picture forecasting on how the social sector will develop in to a significant global force.

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Beaconfire launches Employees Facebook App | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

Then you can populate it with your team’s bios and pictures (sorry, caricatures not included!). Building this application taught us a lot about working in an entirely new space – unlike most development projects we work on, where the platform is stable, the Facebook developer environment is always changing.

How Can Philanthropy and Technology Co-Evolve for Development?

Tech Soup Blog

” In this world, philanthropic organisations need greater diplomatic skills to operate effectively because top-down governments will increasingly moderate the environment in which the philanthropists work. Green technology spurs mobile payments development in Africa. It tries to identify not only hackers but those technologists who promote positive social change in a very challenging environment.

Wealth of Networks (and the Poverty of Non-Profits) | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In order to harness these billions of hours, it would take the whole workforce of almost 340,000 workers employed by the entire motion picture and recording industries in the United States put together, assuming each worker worked forty-hour weeks without taking a single vacation, for between three and eight and a half years! Nonmarket behavior is becoming central to producing our information and cultural environment.

GuideStar DonorEdge Learning Conference: Reflections from the Innovation Lab

Beth Kanter

Example using the issue of homelessness: First, use an infographic, picture, or video of homeless people begging for money from drive-by cars or pedestrians. Next use an infographic, picture, or video of homeless people. The campaign would begin by communicating community goals on issues, such as nutrition, environment, education, and housing. The community at large could play the game via a mobile app, digital game, and other social media channels.

Games and Cultural Spaces: Live Blog Notes from Games for Change


The result was an 800 page book of narratives, pictures, stories, and much more that will now be part of the library's collection. NTEN's Amy Sample Ward shares from her experiences at the Games for Change Festival. I'm at the 2011 Games for Change conference today and live-blogging a few sessions!

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