Wearable Computing: Sussing Out the Frontiers of Nonprofit Technology

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last week to see what’s really going on in the frontier of nonprofit technology: wearable devices. As luck would have it, I got to chatting right away with Ned Malik, CTO of Vision Online , a DC-based company that provides cutting-edge information technology to government.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Streamline the Golf Fundraiser & Raise More Dollars

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Technology can streamline everything, freeing up event organizers and their committees to focus on the relationships that move the event and the organization as a whole forward. How to leverage technology to make crucial asks that raise more dollars. Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

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Green Technology Summit Heads to Europe (and It's Kind Of a Big Deal)

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Jim Lynch is TechSoup's director of green technology (here's the part where I embarrass him — he's also pretty much the man as far as electronics refurbishing and recycling goes).

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Online Communication & Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Attendees will also gain insight by learning benchmarks for success as revealed in the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report. Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Emerging Trends in Social Media for Small Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Behavioral Economics to Build a Successful Monthly Giving Program

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

Mobile for Good: Trends to Watch at Mobile World Congress

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Besides being a launch pad for shiny new gadgets, MWC has also been a forum for green technology news, digital inclusion efforts, low-cost smartphones, and other mobile for good innovations. An iPhone bought in the US for $815 is worth about $1,130 in Italy.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

These relationships generate countless ideas for using technology for social good. Together with our partners in the nonprofit, technology, government, academic and publishing sectors, we participate in new cultural and technological movements, deriving new knowledge that we apply for social gain. At Benetech, we also have a strategy for internationalization and globalization aimed at bringing our technology solutions to a growing base of users.

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Ten Books for Every Nonprofit Professional’s Reading List

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The thesis of the book is that as technology becomes more pervasive in our work and personal lives, interpersonal skills become more essential. Valerio Melandri is a well-known fundraising guru in Italy. I travel a lot for work which means I spend many hours on airplanes.

Paolo Ferrara Interviewed In Il Sole 24 Ore and Leng Sopharath Campaign Profiled!

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with an italian journalist who's writing on IlSole24ore's technology insert"Nova24 " ("Il Sole 24 Ore" is the most important economic newspaper in Italy and the second, regarding readership, in Europe). Download sole24ore_fundraising.pdf.

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8 Reasons Why Bad Trainings Happen to Good Nonprofits

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Nonprofit training can take on many shapes and forms – leadership, management, technology, volunteer, board development, fundraising, and the list goes on. Note from Beth: Last January, I put together a train the trainers session for nonprofit trainers.

Your Cause Camp 2018 Lineup is Here

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Paul has helped build the multimillion-dollar firm into an internationally recognized multimedia developer and publisher, with partnerships, strategic alliances and clients across many industries – broadcast, museum, institutional, K12, educational publishing, technology and research.

Research Friday: Transforming the mindset from charitable giving to the social economy

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The impact of new technologies is invariably misjudged because we measure the future with yardsticks from the past.” - Stephen Baker, a technology journalist in a recent NY Times Blog. posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday !

TechSoup’s Refurbished Computer Initiative: You’ve Come A Long Way Baby

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And then the program really got going with a major grant in 2007 from California Emerging Technology Fund. To be specific, they are our partners in Australia , New Zealand , Germany , France , Italy , India , Poland , and Romania. Acquiring Technology Green Office GreenTech Hardware Recycled and Refurbished Computers Green IT refurbished computers RCI Refurbished Computer Initiative

What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?

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He will join me via skype from Italy for an interview and discussion. I recorded the above skype interview as a technology back up – it is filled with great advice and worth listening to for 14 minutes. (If you’re short on time, I have a transcript linked to resources here ).

Happy New Year: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

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In addition, I presented a webinar on training design and facilitated a session on nonprofit technology training design at NTC. To relate it back to an area of nonprofit technology, I’ll be following the discussions on wearable tech and health data. The Sun Sets on 2014.

Foundation Supported Social Enterprises (FOSE): Expanding the Use of Program Related Investments

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We have also been able to piggyback on the foundation’s existing hard infrastructure (such as office space and technology) and soft infrastructure (such as tacit knowledge and mentors)”. She has studied the social enterprise and innovation at the University of Bologna, European Summer School on the Social Economy as well as the EMES European Research Network’s Summer School in Italy. posted by Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D.

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5 Key Insights from the 2010 Global State of the Nonprofit.

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Responses were received from 2,383 individuals in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, India, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Those two technology systems also ranked highest in organizational performance in all countries. Fewer than half report such requests in Canada, France, Germany, and Italy.

The Social Life of PowerPoint Presentations (or why I really love SlideShare)

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On Tuesday, I facilitated an introductory workshop on how nonprofits can use social media in Boston at the nonprofit technology conference and yet another remix of the curriculum wiki , presentation , and game designed by David Wilcox. I got an email from an instructor at Standard University continuing education who plans to remix it and an email from someone in Italy who will translate the game and fundraising case study into Italian.

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10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

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Our children will inherit a world profoundly changed by the combination of technology and humanity that is social media. It is the evolution of democracy by way of technology, and we are all better for it.

Android — The new Google mobile phone OS | Beaconfire Wire

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Some key members of the Open Handset Alliance include: __ __ China Mobile (CMCC) the largest telecom operator in the world __ __ Telefónica — 212 million clients in Europe, Africa and Latin America __ __ T-Mobile — 112 million clients worldwide __ __ Sprint Nextel __ __ as well as major providers in Italy, and Japan Popular handset providers LG, Samsung, and Motorola, are also on board.

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Solutionary Women: Alli Chagi-Starr, Ilyse Hogue, Melinda Kramer and Reem Rahim

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You can use different technologies for these things, as easy or as difficult as you want. So for me, I actually often pick my parents [when writing about technology], because they have dial-up, and they're not very tech-savvy.