File This Under Productivity

Idealware

Six months later, I'm still following this system. There are few things I like better than an empty email inbox. A while back, I learned a trick from Akilah Massey of the Association of Small Foundations that is helping me to enjoy that empty inbox state a bit more often.

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Awesome file viewer in Box.net

Judi Sohn

Box.net has always had the ability to preview files, but it was through their Open Box system so 1. it sent the file to a 3rd party and 2. This new file viewer works right in Box.net and is quite fast. via blog.box.net. Finally!

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Awesome file viewer in Box.net

Judi Sohn

Box.net has always had the ability to preview files, but it was through their Open Box system so 1. it sent the file to a 3rd party and 2. This new file viewer works right in Box.net and is quite fast. via blog.box.net. Finally!

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AskIdealware: Remote File Storage

Idealware

Idealware's senior researcher Jay Leslie talks about the advantages of cloud-based file storage systems, something he recently put into practice for our own back-office needs. You are backing up your data, aren't you?

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Share Files and Collaborate Online with Box

Tech Soup Blog

Box.org provides organizations with the Box file-sharing, content management, and collaboration service. You can use Box's cloud-based storage and collaboration tools to replace traditional on-premises file servers and traditional file-sharing processes.

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File Sharing in the Cloud

NTEN

With so many potential solutions for cloud-based file storage and sharing, which one is an organization to choose? As information systems move into the cloud, many organizations are starting to ask, “What about my files?” Files, however, remain stubbornly entrenched on an aging local server. With more employees working remotely full-time and/or in the field, nonprofit organizations are finding that it’s time for those files to become more accessible.

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Save the Day: Knowing Which WordPress Files to Always Back Up

Byte Technology

And the sad reality is that too many WordPress users—especially beginners—believe that having a backup system in place is of no importance. The Core WordPress Files. The core refers to any and all files that essentially run your website, from the root folder to “wp-includes” to the “wp-admin” folder. Most users wouldn’t normally make any changes to these files or folders as they’re static across all WordPress sites. Configuration Files. htaccess” file.

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The Ultimate Benefit of Learning Management Systems

Gyrus

The Ultimate Benefit of Learning Management Systems. The Benefits of a Learning Management System (LMS) are quite wide and can contain everything from basic functionality to cool recently implemented features. LMS eLL learning management system

Why is Transworld Systems Calling You?

SocialFish

I have compiled ten incredible tips that will help you deal with Transworld Systems or any other credit collector easily and efficiently. But, first, let us understand who Transworld Systems are?. Transworld Systems Inc., Here are the ten tips of dealing with Transworld Systems. In essence, what you are saying to Transworld Systems Inc., Debt collectors can file suit against consumers for nonpayment of debts.

How Do You Deal With Southwest Credit Systems?

SocialFish

Southwest Credit Systems is a large first and third-party debt collection agency that is headquartered in Carrollton, Texas. They have on record 416 complaints against SWC systems. If Southwest Credit Systems have been threatening you with adverse credit reporting.

5 Methods to Integrate Case Files with Service Billing

Vertex Systems

5 Methods to Integrate Case Files with Service Billing. During this webinar event we will explore the following: How system integration can improve efficiency for your rehabilitation agency. When your team feels being ‘spread thin,’ it seems natural to put off case notes ‘until later.’

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6 Qualities A Nonprofit Database Management System Should Have

TechImpact

For smaller nonprofits, a database may be nothing more than an Excel file. The best database systems do not necessarily have more tools, but more high-level qualities. Graham shared some of the top qualities a good database system should have: Workflow.

Securely Manage Your Accounting Files with QuickBooks Online Plus

Tech Soup Blog

For organizations that need a lean accounting system and reliable cloud backup for their data, QuickBooks Online could be a great fit. TechSoup is proud to announce QuickBooks Online Plus , a new offering from our donation partner Intuit.

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Inheriting Confusion in Fundraising: Strategies to Cope with Database Cleanup

Connection Cafe

It’s probably happened to anyone who has changed jobs in fundraising a few times – you inherit files that are less than helpful. I’ve recently been dealing with “inherited” files, and occasionally it has felt overwhelming.

Technology Challenges Nonprofits Face

TechImpact

Cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems that integrate with email services and analytics are growing in popularity, along with the ability to share files and data. Image courtesy of Rensec IT Consulting.

Reading pdf files without Acrobat

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

About a year ago we began creating all reports and other printer-friendly output from our Members Only applications as pdf files and opening them for viewing. Because the pdf file format has become a standard, any report can now be easily posted to a website or emailed to a colleague. Finally, we were still preventing user modification to system-generated reports, as most of our clients' auditors demand.

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Jefferson Capital Systems – Can you trust them?

SocialFish

Jefferson Capital Systems, LLC actively makes use of the judicial system because there are many complaints about them suing consumers in a court of law for payment. Now, here’s the thing; when you receive a letter from Jefferson Capital Systems, LLC, it may not belong to you at all.

e-Learning Best Practice: How to Make Sure Your System Works

Gyrus

Like the weakest link of a chain, you can get 90% of your content system right… and lose out in the end. And the only way to do that is to move heaven and earth to ensure that each part of your WBT eco-system is functioning as needed to get the job done. First is the file size of the course itself. This is the number you see when you look (in Windows Explorer for example) at the zip file after you have published your course.

4 Cloud Myths Nonprofit CFOs Need To Know

TechImpact

The cloud is very flexible when it comes to finding the right applications, storage, file sharing, and protection requirements for your nonprofit’s data. Industry News budget cloud computing cloud storage data file sharing information IT staff IT support maintenance security server

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Breaking: Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Convio | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Convio , Startups , eCRM , salesforce.com Breaking: Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Convio 04.25.08 | 3399 10 Comments [link] Breaking%3A+Class+Action+Lawsuit+Filed+Against+Convio 2008-04-25+17%3A48%3A06 Allan+Benamer A quick search on “Convio lawsuit&# in Google turns up: [link] [dockets_justia_com] The lawsuit was filed on April 22, 2008 and the plaintiff is Scott D.H. Digging further turned up this PDF document of the filing.

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Preparing for the Annual Audit—Identifying Risks and Establishing Strong Internal Controls

Connection Cafe

For-profit entities were the first to develop systemic policies, procedures, and practices to identify, analyze, and assess risks as well as to communicate the context and outcomes of risk management. In my experience, the issue is not one of competence but of systems.

Why Small Nonprofits Are Moving To The Cloud

TechImpact

Whether it is a complete computing system, a cloud based file sharing system, a constituent relationship management system, or just a cloud based email platform, there’s a cloud option that can fit the budget and needs of any nonprofit. Image courtesy of Cloud Pockets.

8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Have there been any complaints filed by not-so-happy clients? And if you're not taking advantage of free online posting sources, you might as well just file away that RFP in the back of your desk drawer.

Why Apple (and their Users) Need A Charity Vetting System for iPhone Apps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The online petition with over 8000 signatures asks Mr. Jobs to make it easier for legitimate nonprofits to accept donations in one-click via their credit card on file with the iTunes store.

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Colossus vs. Cloud - an Email System Showdown

Idealware

Exchange is a mature and powerful product, that does absolutely everything that an email system has to do, and offers powerful calendaring, contact management and information sharing features on top of it. Gmail is the first mail client to burst out of the file cabinet metaphor. If you can't provide the proper care and feeding that a system like Exchange requires, you might well be at more risk with an in-house solution.

The Old Dog Gets New Tricks – Social Comment Systems

Beaconfire Wire

Blog comment systems have come a long way from the early days. Social comment systems have the advantage over the basic comment system in several ways. Also, most systems allow you to easily share the comment or the site with friends.

6 Tech Tools That Are Better In The Cloud

TechImpact

The cloud automates the flow of information, streamlines work processes, and centralizes your organization’s files. File storage. General cloud cloud computing cloud technology constituent relationship management system CRM nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTech

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How to Buy a Small Nonprofit IT System

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Ever wonder what it takes to get a IT system up and running as a nonprofit under 25 people? 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 ). Here’s a suggested IT system for nonprofits under 25 people: Software. Use Google Apps for your e-mail and file storage solution.

Top 7 Free Apps For Nonprofits On Salesforce

TechImpact

Salesforce is a constituent relationship management (CRM) system used by organizations to manage donor, volunteer, and business relationships on a multitude of levels. Image courtesy of Salesforce Foundation Blog.

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Blackbaud merry-go-round and the cost of closed systems | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Blackbaud , NTEN , Open API , salesforce.com Blackbaud merry-go-round and the cost of closed systems 03.01.07 | 3118 17 Comments [link] Blackbaud+merry-go-round+and+the+cost+of+closed+systems 2007-03-01+11%3A31%3A08 Allan+Benamer So I’m looking at Blackbaud’s 2/28 EDGAR filing … That’s what I do when I’m up due to jetlag. So this is what is happening: A nonprofit uses a direct mail vendor or has an internal direct mail system.

How To Successfully Implement Your LMS.

Gyrus

Your organization has always wanted a Learning Management System. They previously opted for a system that just did not fit your organization’s needs, or they have never had an LMS and you have produced a few eLearnings here and there, but nothing has ever been regulated.

Academic vs. Corporate LMS – Where the Lines Blur

Gyrus

In the vastness that is the LMS market, there are two clear market segments; referring of course to the Academic and Corporate Learning Management Systems. In principle, these two types of systems offer the same foundation for their intended organization.

It's Not Data if You Can't Use It: Case Studies from Modernizing Nonprofit Systems

NTEN

Prior to the project, two of the three nonprofits had paper-based systems – not because they loved what they had, but because they looked at alternatives and found them all out of their price range. The third nonprofit had a system: an old DOS based system, supported and used by one person on the staff. The nonprofits saved significant amounts of time (30 – 40 hours per month) creating reports and in looking for files and information.

5 Signs Your Nonprofit Needs a New CRM

Everyaction

Even if you’ve put together a system of Excel files that seems to be working, it’s easy for that data to be lost in a staff transition or computer crash. If you feel like half of your days are spent exporting or uploading data between systems, you’re probably using too many databases.

8 Tips for Your Nonprofit RFP Process Featuring a Free RFP Template

Everyaction

Have there been any complaints filed by not-so-happy clients? And if you're not taking advantage of free online posting sources, you might as well just file away that RFP in the back of your desk drawer. So your nonprofit needs a new vendor or consultant. You know what that means! Time to start the RFP process to make sure you find the best vendor for your organization.

Why Smaller Nonprofits Are Moving To The Cloud

TechImpact

Whether it is a complete computing system, a cloud based file sharing system, a constituent relationship management system, or just a cloud […]. The (incorrect) conventional wisdom is that cloud computing is bringing its flexibility, efficacies, and cost saving potential only to large nonprofits. The truth is, nonprofits of all size can benefit from cloud computing.

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Free and open source tool #3: Dokuwiki

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Dokuwiki is different in a number of ways, most primarily in that it is one of the wiki systems that stores things in files, not databases. It’s a great replacement for text or word processing files. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Free and open source tool #3: Dokuwiki January 15, 2008 I have become a fan, nay, a devotee of DokuWiki.

How To Find the Right Database For Social Justice and Advocacy Nonprofits

Everyaction

For nonprofits that do nonpartisan civic engagement, access to a top-quality voter file makes political work easily trackable. For nonprofits doing political advocacy and social justice work, having solid data management practices can sometimes be an afterthought.

4 Tips For Maintaining Your Nonprofit’s Databases

TechImpact

However, database are also used for storing records, files, other types of information. Duplicate files, profiles, and other data are common for every organization. Let’s not for get the multiple files you might have on one donor or volunteer. Image courtesy of WiseGeek.

12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

Everyaction

Having a reporting system that can track these sources is vital in determining which channel produces the greatest ROI. Twenty one percent of email files took an online advocacy action in 2017. The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs.

Aftermath of a Medicaid Audit PART 3

Vertex Systems

A system needs to be in place that unifies both recording of service time AND recording of work hours. The system needs to be able to provide proof that the person worked the hours we billed for service. 2. Aftermath of a Medicaid Audit PART 3.

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Getting that E-learning Course to Work When SCORM isn’t the Problem

Gyrus

Some are a very large electronic file – others are smaller. E-learning Government International LMS Manufacturing SCORM Tin Can Training eLL learning management system training and developmentIf you’re reading this then we probably have something in common…we both know what SCORM is for. But just in case this term is new to you, let’s get start by getting that definition out of the way. SCORM is an e-learning standard.

An online "TurboTax" for 990 tax forms | Idealware

Idealware

Returns can be e-filed directly with the IRS and participating states or you can print and mail your return and save an electronic version.