What are your most useful synchronous online facilitation practices?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That's why Nancy White's post on most useful synchronous online facilitation practices really caught my eye. Nancy takes us through a gradient of modalities and technologies for synchronous meetings. Nancy's post continues with some observations about synchronous online facilitation techniques gleaned from reading "Learning in Real Time" by Jennifer Hoffman and Jonathan Finkelstein. Photo by/NC from Matthew Saunders' Flickr Stream.

More fundraising software = more data headaches

3rd Sector Labs

Let’s face it … there is a direct relationship between the number of fundraising software systems we are using and the data problems we are creating for ourselves. More fundraising software = more data headaches. What sort of fundraising software are we talking about? Well, for starters, every system, software or technology mentioned has its own database. Google phrases like “how much fundraising software do I need?”

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Influence Topics Audience Research Collaboration Communication Data & Visualizations Events Government Internet Strategy Jobs Online Community Performance Measurement Recommended Reading Social Media Tips & Trends Tools & Software Get Email Updates Stay in touch with Forum One Forum One Communications 2200 Mt.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

EveryAction

Choosing the right nonprofit software can seem like an overwhelming task, from getting each stakeholder on board, to researching all of your options and hoping to find one that fits both your needs and your budget, to actually transitioning to and implementing the new system. When you’re investing in new software tools, look for technology that will bring staff and information closer together. Always evaluate investments like software tools with a forward-thinking mindset.

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Nimble AMS introduces integrations with learning management systems that help power association growth

Nimble AMS

Our learning management software (LMS) solutions – Crowd Wisdom and Freestone – encourage learning anytime, anywhere, and in a variety of formats. Reducing manual burden for association staff while providing a great member experience online.

Is Facial Recognition The Future of Event Check-In?

AccelEvents

Facial recognition check-in can also provide an added amount of technological automation and synchronization between the in-person event space and the event planning technology. Start researching event planning software, as well.

A look at 15 best and (almost) free mind mapping tools for nonprofits

Candid

There are also tools and software (both desktop and mobile) specifically designed to help you organize work and enhance staff and volunteer productivity. This one is software for linear mind mapping. Let's imagine a tree, a spider, or an octopus.

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Event Platform vs Streaming Platform

AccelEvents

Event platforms are versatile pieces of software that can be accessed in web apps or in software and allow for a range of functionality. With synchronized integration and easy-to-follow user guides, you’ll see notifiable improvements in your event experience.

Training Volunteers for Hybrid Events: 7 Best Practices

Cadmium CD

  The right volunteer management software can streamline the volunteer recruitment process so that volunteers can easily find opportunities they’re qualified for, self-schedule, and sign documents electronically.  Volunteers can help make your hybrid event a success.

Is Facial Recognition The Future of Event Check-In?

AccelEvents

Facial recognition check-in can also provide an added amount of technological automation and synchronization between the in-person event space and the event planning technology. Start researching event planning software, as well.

Latest Features You Want in an Online Event Planning Platform

AccelEvents

If you find the right platform, then you may be able to consolidate many of your event hosting tools or software. Full suite event planning software provides event management for both large and small events. Integrations allow you to connect your accounting software, email marketing software, CRM platform, and social media channels. Known as one of the most effective digital marketing strategies, email marketing is a must-have with your event planning software.

Latest Features You Want in an Online Event Planning Platform

AccelEvents

If you find the right platform, then you may be able to consolidate many of your event hosting tools or software. Full suite event planning software provides event management for both large and small events. Integrations allow you to connect your accounting software, email marketing software, CRM platform, and social media channels. Known as one of the most effective digital marketing strategies, email marketing is a must-have with your event planning software.

Lead Retrieval For Virtual And Hybrid Events

AccelEvents

No matter how you use these leads, you’ll need CRM software and an email client to help keep you organized. The data can also be synchronized with an integrative CRM feature. Virtual event software will collect additional data about each attendee.

Hybrid Events and Your Marketing Goals

AccelEvents

An event software like Accelevents will have native features for registration, ticketing , and CRM integration. Event planning software like Accelevents collects many event data , which an event organizer can use for targeted marketing campaigns later on.

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Best Hybrid Event Platforms

AccelEvents

An event platform software can be used for in-person events, virtual-only events, and hybrid events. This type of software will support and manage the elements of your event, whether through managing attendees, registration, leads, or event engagement.

12 Ways to Build Revenue with a Hybrid Event

AccelEvents

Your hybrid event planning software will record and upload your sessions online so that the virtual participant can view them. The event planning software that you use, which can integrate with CRM platforms, can easily synchronize each user’s email addresses for easy lead retrieval later on.

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Lead Retrieval For Virtual And Hybrid Events

AccelEvents

No matter how you use these leads, you’ll need CRM software and an email client to help keep you organized. The data can also be synchronized with an integrative CRM feature. Virtual event software will collect additional data about each attendee.

Hybrid Events and Your Marketing Goals

AccelEvents

An event software like Accelevents will have native features for registration, ticketing , and CRM integration. Event planning software like Accelevents collects many event data , which an event organizer can use for targeted marketing campaigns later on.

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12 Ways to Build Revenue with a Hybrid Event

AccelEvents

Your hybrid event planning software will record and upload your sessions online so that the virtual participant can view them. The event planning software that you use, which can integrate with CRM platforms, can easily synchronize each user’s email addresses for easy lead retrieval later on.

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Best Hybrid Event Platforms

AccelEvents

An event platform software can be used for in-person events, virtual-only events, and hybrid events. This type of software will support and manage the elements of your event, whether through managing attendees, registration, leads, or event engagement.

Online Project Management Tools

Tech Soup Blog

Project management software helps organizations manage the complexities of. Check out this TechSoup article on figuring out which type of project management software fits your requirements. Teambox takes a social networking approach to keeping your team synchronized. collaboration capabilities to the constituent management software. The software allows for document sharing, project workflows, and Gantt.

Guide to Migration from Oracle to PostgreSQL

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In order to avoid those risks and to automate database migration, some dedicated software solutions should be used. It has been developed by Intelligent Converters, a software vendor focused on database conversion and synchronization for more than 10 years. Merges and to synchronizes existing PostgreSQL database with Oracle data. Oracle and PostgreSQL are the most powerful and popular object-relational DBMS.

Stop the Daisy Chain of Bad Data Management

3rd Sector Labs

Most of our fundraising is coordinated through our CRM software. Create a plan for proper synchronization of your data, following a set of controlled, manual steps. Once implemented, most of your data management between systems can be synchronized and automated. The root cause of bad data management for any organization – for-profit, nonprofit or government – can usually be found in the data management paradigm itself.

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About Hootsuite's Costly 'Freemium' Plans and Free Twitter Alternatives

Forum One

It also synchronizes with its mobile versions. Tags: Influence Tools & Software Recently, HootSuite, a prominent social media dashboard, introduced a new “Freemium” pricing structure, which offers basic Web services at different price points. Their once entirely free service is now being offered in distinct bundled packages - the basic features will stay free, but more advanced features will require a monthly fee.

Biggest Challenges Event Planners Face in 2021

AccelEvents

Be sure to include synchronicity between your event planning software and social media as a major selling point of your professional services.

The search for good web conferencing

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology The search for good web conferencing August 17, 2007 I decided, perhaps rashly, that one way of exposing people to, and training people on, open source software, was by doing web conferencing. It is a free service right now, which is good, and the software behind it is open source, which is even better.

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Biggest Challenges Event Planners Face in 2021

AccelEvents

Be sure to include synchronicity between your event planning software and social media as a major selling point of your professional services.

Collaborate, Discover, Explore Learning at ASAE Tech 2016

WBT Systems

The flexibility of TopClass LMS provides powerful learning solutions for associations, through standard integration bridges which connect your Learning Management System to a variety of business critical software systems. Update and synchronize key information in real time with seamless user navigation between your website, LMS, and other software systems to implement world-class learning solutions.

Sales Operations Demystified: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How To Do It Right

Sales Hacker

Through strategically implemented training, software tools and engagement techniques, sales ops leaders enable sales reps to focus more on selling in order to drive business results. . Selection of Enablement Software and other Technology Tools. Data Analytics Software. Performance Management Software. Administer, synchronize and optimize technology stack including CRM. Integration and synchronization of other tools in the technology stack.

ROI for a donor database

Robert Weiner

There are key components of advancement support missing in the current software (one of the two areas above, or Events management, or Volunteer management, or on-line fundraising, or Campaign Reporting, or…). The current software does not interface with our current/new technical environment (MS-Exchange and Office, or Google g-mail, calendar, docs, etc.). Our current vendor has gone out of business, or has stopped supporting our current software.

NetCentric Advocacy: Modeling self organization of communication and topology in social networks

Network-Centric Advocacy

Creating self-synchronizing systems for social change. if you build an advocacy network will it really self-synchronize to influence policy and social behavior (yes and how) to do things in this new network context and how does leadership work as a part of that process. I am now looking for as much input as I can process on the nature of self-synchronizing social movements (what infrastructure do we need to put in place? What are best examples of self-synchronizing campaign?

Fundraising strategy, technology and data Q&A with Chris Goodman and Gary Carr

3rd Sector Labs

We’ve seen nonprofits who do this–better synchronize their strategy, technology and data–lift results by 65% in relatively short periods of time. QUESTION: Do you recommend a specific donor management software? I realize that transitioning to a new system is not easy, and on top of that, there are a lot of do’s and don’t’s with data migration when it comes to donor management software.

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Tips and Tools to Strengthen Your Fundraising and Accounting

Tech Soup Blog

NonProfitEasy is an online all-in-one data management software for managing grants, donors, members, volunteers, tasks, and more. Check these out: QuickBooks Online Plus, 1-Year Subscription is the latest edition of Intuit's online accounting and financial management software for up to five users. QuickBooks Premier Editions 2017 from Intuit is arguably the most famous accounting and financial management software for charities.

The Lessons From 10 Entrepreneurs From Around The World

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Collaborator : Embraces teamwork, synchronizes efforts, shares tasks and goals.

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

Tech Soup Blog

The organization received a variety of donations from Stifter-Helfen including software from Symantec, Microsoft, and Adobe. The nonprofit received a donation of ELOoffice from Stifter-Helfen, which is document management software. The organization, founded in 2011, received a Buhl Data comprehensive software package from Stifter-Helfen. Buhl Data is a German company that develops tax software.

Tech Impact Helps Nonprofits Open a Door to the Cloud

Tech Soup Blog

His budget projection showed that moving NCFR's Exchange and SharePoint servers to Office 365 would save several thousand dollars compared to the costs of software licenses and consulting help to implement platform upgrades. On his blog, Samuels explains that this migration method was straightforward: "We didn't need to fiddle with synchronizing active directory or our on-premise Exchange server.

5 Takeaways from the bbcon 2020 Virtual Higher Ed Super Session

Connection Cafe

Using its fundraising software , Winthrop University followed its #GivingTuesdayNow campaign with a remote thank-a-thon and raised over $30,000 to support students in need during its campus closure. .

The Revealing And Inspirational Journeys Of 10 Entrepreneurs From Around The World

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Collaborator : Embraces teamwork, synchronizes efforts, shares tasks and goals.

CiviCRM and Drupal (& Joomla)

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Other modules include synchronizing CiviCRM member (CiviMembers) to Drupal Roles (so you can permission content on your web site if needed) and synchronizing with organic groups (used by Democrats abroad very effectively in the last election cycle) 3.

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Crazy for the Tools

NTEN

By Steve Backman, President, Database Designs To close out our month-long look at some of the best tools for nonprofits, Steve Backman tells you about some of his favorite day-to-day software. Favorite software tools are all about managing processes fluidly. Dropbox continuously replicates local files to a personal cloud file space and synchronizes those folders across multiple computers and mobile devices.

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Free and open source tool #8:XChat

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

It is basically group synchronous chat. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Free and open source tool #8:XChat February 5, 2008 This is, really a post both about a tool ( XChat ) and about IRC (Internet Relay Chat.) XChat is one of quite a few IRC clients. XChat is available for both Windows and Linux. There is a port of XChat called XChat-Aqua , that works natively on Mac OS X.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

For one thing, you need a whole new piece of software (an LRS ) that is separate from your LMS and is going to cost you more money. This is our most popular Managing eLearning post every year, and by now we know you want to see the hype curve first. Here it is: Our 2018 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle.

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Connect with TechSoup at NCVS!

Tech Soup Blog

Windows LiveMeeting — Our partners at Microsoft have been innovating web conferencing tools as convergence software , allowing for integration across Microsoft Office and Outlook in addition to synchronized audio and video. This post was written by Evonne Heyning , part of TechSoup's Community team.

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