How to Use Slack for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Slack is all about working together as a team and when you’re trying to support, direct and maintain an organization, you definitely need the kind of synchronization that comes from being a team.

Guide to Migration from Oracle to PostgreSQL

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Export Oracle data into CSV files (one file per table). Import the resulting CSV files into the PostgreSQL tables. It has been developed by Intelligent Converters, a software vendor focused on database conversion and synchronization for more than 10 years.

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Should Nonprofits Focus on Email or Facebook?

Connection Cafe

Synchronous. When you set up a Facebook ad campaign, you have the option to upload a set of email addresses as a “custom audience” Facebook will then match your list with the email addresses it has on file, letting you target content directly at those specific people.

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Are You Ready to DIY Office 365?

Tech Soup Blog

Most nonprofit organizations can get free access to hosted email (Exchange), files (SharePoint & OneDrive), and instant messaging (Lync) in the cloud from Microsoft. Both of these require Exchange and Active Directory Expertise and will require you configure Directory Synchronization.

Robust Collaboration Tools to Empower the Modern Social Media Marketing Team

SocialFish

Chatter is an enterprise social network that allows users to synchronize and keep in touch without ever using email or the multitude of social networks crowding our daily lives.

ROI for a donor database

Robert Weiner

Time spent manually entering or importing or synchronizing or deduping data that could be collected through integrated systems. The cost of fundraisers refusing to use the current database because it’s not user-friendly, so their pipeline and contact history is in their heads, in spreadsheets or paper files, or has to be entered by an assistant (though you can put a cost on the last one).

sharing data on two computers

Idealware

In times gone by, when many of us had a big desktop computer at work or home office, and a laptop on the road, synchronizing data was a daily chore. You emailed stuff to yourself, put it on a flash drive or other portable device, copied stuff remotely to a file server, or used early somewhat clunky web services. First Dropbox for files. Enough things remain in two places to make document synchronization an issue. LastPass does for passwords what dropbox does for files.

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Stories from German Nonprofits: A Look at Stifter-Helfen.de's Case Studies

Tech Soup Blog

It also helps them organize their taxes and enables them to file electronically. As a result, the organization is able to more easily record revenue and expenses and synchronize budgets with their bank account.

Crazy for the Tools

NTEN

Collaborative Files I couldn't get through my day without Dropbox , which I have blogged about before. Dropbox continuously replicates local files to a personal cloud file space and synchronizes those folders across multiple computers and mobile devices. Within a personal file space, you can define shared folders with others. Now an entire team can enjoy continuous synchronization of a folder (and sub-folders) for a project.

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How to Buy a Small Nonprofit IT System

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I think many nonprofits can get away with a kind of virtual IT system where the files reside primarily on Amazon’s S3 and any more specific applications can be set up remotely (maybe even on Amazon EC2 which now supports Windows servers ). Use Google Apps for your e-mail and file storage solution. File Storage and Backup. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that file servers are no longer necessary. You have 24 hour Web access to your files.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Page Layouts in Eclipse will save us hours for each project we do, so we’re a bit antsy… This entry was posted on Monday, June 16th, 2008 at 10:59 am and is filed under CRM , Technology. Monday, 16 June 2008 at 10:08 pm Layouts & workflows… now available: [link] Confirmed that they are drag and droppable in Eclipse — bringing up the Synchronize Perspective to resolve page layout conflicts (Save from Project to Server).

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

It’s nice to see your code and the list of all code files and the test runner, all in one view. Refresh your projects often when multiple people are involved In Eclipse you are working with local text files. You’re pushing files to San Francisco, and that takes time.

Colossus vs. Cloud - an Email System Showdown

Idealware

Gmail is the first mail client to burst out of the file cabinet metaphor. And ActiveSync, which is supported on many phones (including the iPhone) is the most powerful, stable and feature-rich synchronization platform available. Offline mode does some synchronization, like Exchange's cached mode, but it's not 100% or, at this point, configurable. If your nonprofit has 40 or more people on staff, it's a likely bet that you use Microsoft Exchange as your email server.

Online Project Management Tools

Tech Soup Blog

them, makes files accessible from anywhere, and it is fully integrated with Google Apps. Teambox takes a social networking approach to keeping your team synchronized. Basecamp allows for sharing files, setting project milestones and using. This post was written by Trenton DuVal, contributing editor at NetSquared, and originally appeared on their blog. Like any organization working on big issues, nonprofits take on. complex projects that require careful management.

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The demo showed a Convio installation that was set up to synchronize with a Salesforce.com instance on the nonprofit template. The synchronization focused on three things: bi-directional syncing of Contacts (people) taking online donations given at a Convio site and inserting them into Salesforce.com creating Convio Groups from Salesforce.com Campaigns I’ll take each of these areas in turn.

The search for good web conferencing

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

in fact, cutting and pasting from their website they offer: * Two-way audio * Interactive whiteboard * Direct messaging * Application sharing * File transfer * Synchronized web tour * Live webcam * Breakout rooms The only problem I encountered is that video transmission is only supported for Windows and Mac – not Linux/Unix.

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Accessible Flash? Maybe | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Just putting your jpg files into a Flash application doesn’t magically make them vector images. Advanced screen readers can read text in a Flash file. If your Flash includes a movie, provide synchronous captioning. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Gavin's Digital Diner

Nevertheless, in some strange twisted synchronicity, there are cheese commercials on the TV as I carefully type the hotel’s wireless passkey into my laptop. Connectivity is dangerous.

The Future of Supporter Data (Or, Is Your Data at a Middle School Dance?)

NTEN

We use CRMs, SQL databases, MS Access, Salesforce, File Maker, Outlook, Excel, paper, post-its, that server gathering dust in the corner. If funding doesn’t help incentivize this change, our sector will remain in a slow dance toward synchronization. . By George Weiner, CTO, DoSomething.org. Over the past 10 years, the mashup of the web and our personally identifiable data (PID) has grown up.

More Favorite Firefox Extensions | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

GBS synchronizes not only your bookmarks, but your cookies, history, and passwords. Saved as a hex color (“#ffffff&# ), text color (“white&# ), or RGB color (“R: 255, G: 255, B: 255″), you can then copy the values to your clipboard for use in Photoshop or a CSS file. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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NetCentric Advocacy: Data:Information: Knowledge: What can we do in 2 years later?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Voter file data, various analysis of voter files, then let the groups build voter activation strategies and knowledge from there rather than all the groups and progressives all investing in the data and information. mediavolunteer.org distributed research) and movement scale software (Greenmediatoolshed.org) (benefits and network synchronizing effects built in beyond a single organization or campaign software).

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Gavin's Digital Diner

Nevertheless, in some strange twisted synchronicity, there are cheese commercials on the TV as I carefully type the hotel’s wireless passkey into my laptop. Without even looking very hard, I could see the network tracks of half-a-dozen trusting hotel guests, including one nice open file share, complete with various documents and spreadsheets. Connectivity is dangerous.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Gavin's Digital Diner

Nevertheless, in some strange twisted synchronicity, there are cheese commercials on the TV as I carefully type the hotel’s wireless passkey into my laptop. Without even looking very hard, I could see the network tracks of half-a-dozen trusting hotel guests, including one nice open file share, complete with various documents and spreadsheets. Connectivity is dangerous.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Gavin's Digital Diner

Nevertheless, in some strange twisted synchronicity, there are cheese commercials on the TV as I carefully type the hotel’s wireless passkey into my laptop. Without even looking very hard, I could see the network tracks of half-a-dozen trusting hotel guests, including one nice open file share, complete with various documents and spreadsheets. Connectivity is dangerous.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

This entry was posted on Friday, March 3rd, 2006 at 10:08 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. Now it’s making the first steps towards SaaS introducing a web solution targeted at data synchronization between Salesforce.com and QuickBooks.