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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Under Betsy’s guidance, Benetech is developing new software for social good enterprises to connect communities with inclusive technology: Service Net: Reshaping the social safety net in human services to better connect people to the services they need. I look forward to staying in touch with you about technology for good!

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Nonprofit Technology News Celebrity Forecasts for 2014

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Some interesting prognostications collected by Tech Soup Nonprofit Technology News Celebrity Forecasts for 2014 : Now that this year is wrapping up and we have the verdict on nonprofit technology trends for 2013, we queried charity Technorati like Amy Sample Ward, Beth Kanter, Marnie Webb, Peter Campbell, Nicole Wallace, the entire crew at Idealware, Lucy Bernholz, and other luminaries to find out what is in their crystal balls for 2014

Nonprofit Technology News Celebrity Forecasts for 2014

Tech Soup Blog

We lead off with Amy Sample Ward who is the executive director of NTEN , the big membership organization of nonprofit technology professionals. She was named by Fast Company Magazine as one of the most influential women in technology.

Association News | Association Doctor | Social Media: Riding the Current Wave of Technology | Association News

AFP Blog

Association News | Association Doctor | Social Media: Riding the Current Wave of Technology | Association News : t could be said that social media has been the communications equivalent of a tsunami. Without warning, it has swept aside decades of ritual, convention and etiquette about how we communicate with each other.

Infographic: Mobile Technology Fighting Poverty

TechImpact

The post Infographic: Mobile Technology Fighting Poverty appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Industry News Mobile Tech Mobile Technology nonprofit nonprofit technology npTech

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Great News! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report Has Secured Sponsorship

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As production begins on the fourth edition of the Global NGO Technology Report , Nonprofit Tech for Good is thrilled to announce that a new sponsor has been secured. Even better news is that Funraise will also sponsor the third edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report.

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Nonprofit Technology News for February 2014

Tech Soup Blog

It's high time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news! There’s lots of interesting NPTech news this month. I just have to say here how much I love this type of technology for good. Do you have any NPTech news items you'd like to add?

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Nonprofit Technology News for May 2014

Tech Soup Blog

It’s time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news again! The First Crowdfunding Platform for Nonprofit Technology Projects. The tech support nonprofit, TechBridge in Georgia, has launched the first crowdfunding platform for nonprofit technology projects.

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Technology news,?events,?jobs,?and?company?profiles - Techvibes.com

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Technology news,events,jobs,andcompanyprofiles - Techvibes.com : We learned this morning that Salesforce was "decimating" Radian6's marketing and social community departments. According to a source familiar with the matter, people from the vice-president level down are facing layoffs "left and right" today at Radian6, which Salesforce acquired for more than $300 million last year

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. Got News? Do you have some NPTech news you’d like to report?

Nonprofit Technology News: 2013 Year in Review

Tech Soup Blog

Green Technology. In hardware life extension news, the grand award winner for software in Popular Science's Best of What's New 2013 this year is a server/software technology called Neverware Juicebox. MIT Technology Review declared 2013 the year of the Internet of Things.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

Mobile Commons

Industry News Vonage (VG) Tops Q1 EPS by 5c; Enters Agreement to Acquire Nexmo in ~$300M Deal – Vonage acquires Nexmo, one of the big messaging gateways and a general provider of messaging API’s. The post Mobile Messaging News Roundup appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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Breaking News: Twiddling Thumbs of Nonprofit Professionals Causing Sore Thumbs

Connection Cafe

2016 NGO Online Technology Report. Based upon the survey results of 2,780 NGOs worldwide, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is unprecedented and provides valuable insight into the global NGO sector and its use of online technology. April Fools.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

Mobile Commons

Industry News The TCPA As Great Uniter? The post Mobile Messaging News Roundup appeared first on Mobile Commons. Industry News News & Updates

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Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) Group News | LinkedIn

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Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) Group News | LinkedIn: "New applications and technologies are being developed at a rapid pace. This brave new world of touchscreens, aggregated data, and pastel AJAX-based social networking sites, is partly fueled by consumers' desires for faster, lighter, and often cheaper (if not free) technologies

Technology Challenges Nonprofits Face

TechImpact

“Nonprofits tend to invest more in their missions and programs, and not necessarily in technology resources,” Anthony Pisapia, Director of Development and Programs for Tech Impact, explained. Image courtesy of Rensec IT Consulting.

Robert in the news(paper)

Robert Weiner

The NonProfit Times ran the story The Evolution of Donor Management And Its Fundraising Future , which deals with how technology is transforming the way nonprofits interact with donors, particularly online. and 9 Other Lines About Technology You Don't Want to Hear. I was interviewed for two articles that were published recently.

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Average Nonprofit Spends 3.2% of Budget on Technology, Report Says - Technology - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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of Budget on Technology, Report Says - Technology - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : The average nonprofit technology budget accounted for 3.2 Average Nonprofit Spends 3.2% percent of total annual organizational spending, according to a new report

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Nonprofit Technology News for November 2013

Tech Soup Blog

As we hurtle toward the end of 2013, it’s time for an update of nonprofit technology trends and news! If you’re a nonprofit news junkie, have a look at all our Nonprofit Technology News pieces from this past year. TechSoup Technologies for Good.

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Blackbaud Highlights Key Technology Trends For Nonprofits in 2014 | Blackbaud News

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Press release Blackbaud Highlights Key Technology Trends For Nonprofits in 2014 | Blackbaud News : In 2014, technology will continue to have an even greater impact on nonprofits,” said Mary Beth Westmoreland, Blackbaud’s vice president of product development. Tremendous opportunities exist for these organizations to use technology to deliver on their missions in a very effective and scalable way, both when engaging with supporters and when managing back-end operations

Your Weekly SMS/MMS News

Mobile Commons

Denver mobile technology company acquired, plans to grow – New York City-based marketing technology company Verve Mobile acquired Denver-based Roximity, which helps brands reach people when they’re inside stores. The post Your Weekly SMS/MMS News appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology

TechImpact

With the amount of new and innovative technology that is surfacing every day, assessing your nonprofit’s technology should be a daily process. The post 4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Industry News Leadership Tech cloud nonprofit nonprofit technology npTech

Nonprofit Technology News for October 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news again! As always, I invite you to have a look at my list of 2013 forecasts on nonprofit technology trends. One of the bad news parts of this deal is the refurbished phone.

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Nonprofit Technology News for January 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Technology for Good Gadgets – It’s All About Health and Fitness. The TV technology most likely to make your current TV obsolete are new ultra high definition ‘ 4K ’ TVs.

Goodbye Checkbook, Hello Tablet: Fundraising Goes Mobile - The Network: Cisco's Technology News Site

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Goodbye Checkbook, Hello Tablet: Fundraising Goes Mobile - The Network: Cisco''s Technology News Site : At a recent fundraising party in San Jose Calif., there was a signature cocktail selling for $20, tasty appetizers paired with designer wines, and an iPad, making its way around the room. Host Mark Fordyce was offering guests a chance to make a donation to his wife Kirsten''s Avon Breast Cancer Walk.

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Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

Connection Cafe

The good news is that many brand marketers have found a solution that works. Crowdfunding technology offers a great option to increase impact from philanthropy dollars, and it helps brands create an authentic cause connection.

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5 Technology Stats From Over 500 Nonprofit Executives

TechImpact

shares an infographic from InfoGroup , identifying the nonprofit technology gap by surveying over 500 nonprofit executives to find out how they are using or not using technology to achieve their organization’s mission. Visual.ly

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Fox News Interview

VisionLink

While I am much more comfortable on the other side of the camera lens, pleased to include this link to Fox News. The interview focuses on the role of technology, social media, and Apps relating to disaster response and community services.

4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology

TechImpact

With the amount of new and innovative technology that is surfacing every day, assessing your nonprofit’s technology should be a daily process. As a result of all these differences, each nonprofit’s technology should reflect their uniqueness. Image courtesy of University of Texas.

Leveraging Crowdfunding Technology for Cause Marketing

Connection Cafe

The good news is that many brand marketers have found a solution that works. Crowdfunding technology offers a great option to increase impact from philanthropy dollars, and it helps brands create an authentic cause connection.

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Six Sources for Nonprofit News

SocialFish

———— I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to keep up with all the news. Many of us have our own curation practice, but one of the most efficient I have is to keep an eye on those in our community who are curating the news for us.

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SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Metro -- Fire-alert technology discussed

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SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Metro -- Fire-alert technology discussed: "The October wildfires were fought with blood, sweat and technology. But technology – particularly notifying residents by phone that a fire is headed their way – isn't exactly perfect

The Importance Of Technology Planning

TechImpact

Technology is often a challenge for nonprofits. According to a recent post from Techsoup, nonprofits can improve their use of technology by forming an effective plan. Start by examining … Continued The post The Importance Of Technology Planning appeared first on Tech Impact. Blog Industry News Leadership Tech evaluating current tech it nonprofit technology tech support technology

Nonprofit Technology News for March 2014

Tech Soup Blog

The nonprofit technology news this month reports on the reinvention of the wheel in India and Africa, how nonprofits are leading the wearable computing field, the privacy threat you may not have heard about yet, and plenty more. There’s lots of interesting NPTech news this month.

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ASAE Technology Conference & Expo Spotlights Mobile Apps, the Cloud | TSNN Trade Show News

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Convention Center, they walked away knowing not only the latest technology showcased by more exhibitors, but also the latest trends to keep an eye on

5 Strategies To Help Implement Technology In Your Nonprofit

TechImpact

Technology is advancing at a seemingly unintelligible rate. Sometimes, however, taking the dive for the new piece of technology can be daunting. Is this technology worth the time it will take to implement? Image courtesy of Maloney Properties, Inc.

Belfast Nonprofit Brings Affordable Technology to Mainers | Bangor, Maine News, Sports, and Weather - WABI TV5

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Belfast Nonprofit Brings Affordable Technology to Mainers | Bangor, Maine News, Sports, and Weather - WABI TV5 : We’ve helped almost 10,000 families so far in the 12 years,” said E-Commerce Manager Calvin Robbins. Jodi Martin started the nonprofit, Information Technology Exchange, with her husband. “We

Nonprofit Technology News for April 2014 - The Green Issue

Tech Soup Blog

This is our earth month edition of nonprofit technology news. There’s lots of intriguing green NPTech news this month. It’s a snippet from a larger infographic called E-Hazards: The Downside of Rapidly Evolving Technology by AlliedHealthWorld.com.

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Nonprofit Technology News for September 2013

Tech Soup Blog

It's about time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news! This time I’ll review some new developments in digital inclusion, smart watches, accessibility technology, apps in Africa, crowdfunding resources, and digital trends to expect in the next five years.

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Nonprofit Technology News for June 2013

Tech Soup Blog

It's time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news! I invite you to have a look at my list of 2013 forecasts on nonprofit technology trends with its handy infographic so you can see how right (or wrong) I am about this year's tech trends.

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10 Technology Adoption And Success Stats From Nonprofits

TechImpact

According to a 2012 infographic from NTEN , nonprofits have miniscule budgets when it comes to IT support and services, but realize the important role technology plays in their organization. The average technology budget is 5% of a nonprofit’s total budet.

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Nonprofit Technology News for August 2013

Tech Soup Blog

It's time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news! I want to tell you about Nonprofit Tech For Good , a great nonprofit technology news resource. One of the places I look first for NPTech news is the Nonprofit Tech For Good website.

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VisionLink Is In The News: Real-Time Winter Storm Map

VisionLink

Today’s technology allows us to gather information like never before and in this case, directly from those impacted by the storm to improve situational awareness, and promote whole-community recovery.

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