April 2021 Library Tech Newsbytes

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What's new in library tech! Welcome to our monthly collection of fun and hopefully useful news items from our admittedly great twitter feed and wherever else we find them. Libraries

Top 2021 Tech Picks for Nonprofits with Small Budgets

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Tech PlanningFor many nonprofits with small budgets, the pandemic tested the limits of what was possible with the resources they had. And still, creative people around the world found ingenious ways to use new tools and techniques to build capacity and continue serving their communities.

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New! Earn a Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits is a blog and webinar series offered by Nonprofit Tech for Good. Request your certificate via email at the end of the third webinar from Heather Mansfield , founder and editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

New! Earn a Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits is a blog and webinar series offered by Nonprofit Tech for Good. Request your certificate via email at the end of the third webinar from Heather Mansfield , founder and editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

Earn a Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits is a blog and webinar series offered by Nonprofit Tech for Good. Request your certificate via email at the end of the third webinar from Heather Mansfield , founder and editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

The Essential Tech Elements for Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Hosting virtual fundraising events is new to many nonprofits and can, therefore, make those in charge feel a bit intimidated, especially if they don’t define themselves as particularly “tech-savvy.” By Christy Noel , Vice President of Digital Fundraising Services at MobileCause.

How Organizations Can Use VR and AR Tech for Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Kayla Matthews is a researcher, writer and blogger covering topics related to technology, smart gadgets, the future of work and personal productivity. She is the owner and editor of ProductivityTheory.com and ProductivityBytes.com. Fundraising is and will always be a necessity for nonprofit organizations, but times have changed — and so has the technology. It’s not necessary to stand outside local grocery stores with a bell and a bucket anymore, though that is still effective.

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7 Tech Solutions for Students to Optimize Their Research

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The post 7 Tech Solutions for Students to Optimize Their Research appeared first on PhreeSite.com. With technological development, everything becomes much more manageable. We don’t need to wait for weeks for a love letter anymore.

5 Environmentally-Friendly Companies in the Tech Space

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Many tech companies have. The post 5 Environmentally-Friendly Companies in the Tech Space appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Technology has made incredible strides over the last few years.

Tech Tools Working Together: How Text-To-Donate Paves the Way for Text Message Communication

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A recent survey from tech giant Twilio showed that 85% of global consumers want the option to communicate with businesses via text message.

Tech Is Everyone's Job

NTEN

Leadership Leadership Organizational Culture staffing tech leadership tech management Amy Sample Ward. NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network. Technology is everyone’s job because being an effective organization making real progress towards the mission is everyone’s job. Let’s face it: It’s 2015. Technology is a central part of how we do our work, communicate, and even fundraise.

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Earn a Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

101 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits is a blog and webinar series offered by Nonprofit Tech for Good. Request your certificate via email at the end of the third webinar from Heather Mansfield , founder and editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

Nonprofit Technology Assessment: Evaluate Your Tech

DNL OmniMedia

At this point, the question isn’t whether to use tech but whether your tech stack is configured in a way that positions your organization for success. It examines the tech you use and how effectively you use those tools. Why did you choose to conduct a tech assessment?

3 Best Tech-Related Accessories You Can Buy in 2021

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This only stands to reason when we take into account how quickly modern tech is progressing. The post 3 Best Tech-Related Accessories You Can Buy in 2021 appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

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Tech Planning Smackdown

NTEN

And how can tech staff change their perceived roles within their organizations? I hear this question a fair amount from tech staff. Change Management IT Planning tech leadership Tech Planning IT Staff Steve Heye. Manager of Technology. The Cara Program. Technology is the offspring of vision and innovation. Why is it, then, that IT staff are so rarely invited to the table during the strategic planning process?

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 187: Strategies for Avoiding Tech Burnout

Connection Cafe

So, how can you make use of the tech you need to navigate the world without succumbing to burnout? The post The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 187: Strategies for Avoiding Tech Burnout first appeared on npENGAGE. Podcast mindfulness strategies rethink change tech burnout

The Best Coding and Tech Job Skills Scholarships for 2021

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If your patrons are considering a career change or are starting to think about what career path they want to take, scholarships are a good place to start. Scholarships show that you have initiative as well as a passion and drive to learn. Web Development Education Libraries

How Nonprofit Use Tech To Increase Transparency

TechImpact

The post How Nonprofit Use Tech To Increase Transparency appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Industry News Social Tech nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTech volunteers Image courtesy of Nonprofit Information. Technology is enabling organizations of all kinds the unprecedented ability to communicate directly with all of their constituents.

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4 Nonprofit Tech Strategies For Better Fundraising

TechImpact

As a result of the highly competitive, tech driven, contemporary fundraising market it is important to stay ahead of the trends. Here are 4 simple, yet no less important, tech fundraising tips according to the writers here at Tech Impact. The post 4 Nonprofit Tech Strategies For Better Fundraising appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Fundraiser Help.

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The NonProfit Voice Ep 42: Using Tech to Boost Crowdfunding

NonProfit PRO

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice, Nhu Te, editor-in-chief of NonProfit PRO, is joined by David Neeman, founder and chairman of The Loyalty Foundation, along with Whit and Colin Hunter of Betterworld. Crowdfunding fundraising Peer-to-peer Technology

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Women Who Tech Telesummit

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The Women Who Tech Telesummit was formed three years ago to celebrate all the innovative women who provide incredible value to technology and social media. So it’s time to come get your tech on ! Come join hundreds of women on September 15th at the Women Who Tech Telesummit from 11AM to 6PM Eastern Time. (It’s I’ve been involved in this Telesummit now since the beginning. It’s really fun, and important.

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What The Cloud Changes About Nonprofit Tech

TechImpact

45% of nonprofits are planning to upgrade their tech within the next 1-3 years. The post What The Cloud Changes About Nonprofit Tech appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. General Mobile Tech cloud cloud computing cloud technology fundraising nonprofit nonprofit technology npTech technology We all know technology increases productivity, makes working easier, and better connects us to our missions and our organizations.

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The NonProfit Voice Ep 45: A Dive Into Leadership, Fundraising, Tech & More!

NonProfit PRO

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice, Nhu Te, editor-in-chief of NonProfit PRO, is joined by Dan Clasgens, digital marketing supervisor at Disabled American Veterans, and Chris Dingus, senior client success manager at Hustle.

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Nonprofit Tech Week Is April 7-9th

TechImpact

For 3 days, Nonprofit Tech Week brings nonprofit leaders and technology together for focused sessions on how your nonprofit can better leverage technology to complete its mission. The post Nonprofit Tech Week Is April 7-9th appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. General Industry News Leadership Social Tech

3 Reasons To Incorporate Volunteers With Your Tech

TechImpact

The Third Sector Today originally talked about a volunteer’s importance, and how incorporating them into your tech strategy can pay dividends. Frequently ask for their feedback on your tech systems. Tech helps you understand your volunteers. Better tech means better volunteers. Your volunteers are the people who are most likely to interact with your tech footprint the most. Industry News Social Tech tech VolunteerConnect volunteers

Why Vulnerable Kids Depend on Government & Big Tech Getting Data Privacy Laws Right

Saleforce Nonprofit

Despite the need to address this gap, PhotoDNA and related tools are currently facing attacks from both tech sector policies (like expanded adoption of end-to-end encryption ) and government regulation (such as the European Union’s ePrivacy Directive ). The Responsibility of Tech Companies.

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3 Lessons Of Tech And Social Entrepreneurship

TechImpact

The post 3 Lessons Of Tech And Social Entrepreneurship appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Industry News Social Tech for profit investing nonprofit socent social entrepreneurship Social Good Image courtesy of St. Anthony’s San Francisco. Social entrepreneurship is a new phenomena developing out of many for profits as well as nonprofits.

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The Tech Awards - Technology Benefiting Humanity

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just attended the 2010 Tech Awards Gala Even. Tags: TechAwards Santa Clara Tech Museum Tech Awards A Guest Beneblog by Teresa Throckmorton, Benetech's CFO Walking into the Santa Clara Convention Center last night looked very much like so many other black tie events – but that’s where the similarity ended. Awards were presented in five areas: Environment, Economic Development, Education, Equality and Health. Inside there were 20 stations set up with this year’s laureates.

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Tech Day at the Colorado Capitol

VisionLink

Visionlink was pleased to participate in the Tech - Blockchain Day at the Colorado State Capitol this week. Governor Jared Polis (below), spoke about the value of tech firms to the state and the critical nature of innovation and data security. Great times, meeting with other technical firms based here in the state, with representatives and senators, and with various legislative staff. We enjoyed a pleasant discussion with Lt.

Nonprofit Tech Trends from Tech Impact

Tech Soup Blog

Tech Impact is watching some interesting trends emerge in nonprofit technology in 2013. In full disclosure, Tech Impact provides cloud services under the umbrella of npCloud. At Tech Impact, we think the months and years ahead hold enormous promise for the advancement of how nonprofits use technology to improve their own operations and how they will use technology to make an impact on society.

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Help Colorado Now - Visionlink Tech Helps Fight COVID-19

VisionLink

Deployed by the State of Colorado, a new site for volunteers and donors is engaging helpful people across the state--by the thousands--who are heeding the Governor's call to volunteer and donate. You can join them here. Or catch up on the announcement from the Governor, and stories in the press.

3 Reasons Tech Implementations Fail And How To Avoid It

TechImpact

Making a small or large scale tech change can be intimidating. Investments, changes in work flow, and a host of potential problems when implementing the tech are all daunting challenges to face. However, if your team properly prepares, implementing your latest tech switch can be a breeze. Below are a few reasons implementation can fail, and ways to ensure that your tech is implemented seamlessly according to Tracy Kronzak of Cloud for Good. Image courtesy of Column 5.

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9 Tech Trends Your Nonprofit’s Need To Know About

TechImpact

Because of this, anticipating tech trends is the only way to ensure your nonprofit is staying ahead of the latest technology. Here are 9 buzz words and tech trends that your nonprofit needs to be on the look out for in the coming months and years. The post 9 Tech Trends Your Nonprofit’s Need To Know About appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Technology is advancing at blistering speeds. What’s new today is old tomorrow.

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3 Steps To Conduct Your Nonprofit’s Tech Assessment

TechImpact

A tech assessment will help your nonprofit define what resources your nonprofit’s currently utilizing, what tech your nonprofit needs to complete its mission, and sometimes, even what tech you don’t need at all. Here are the 3 steps to conducting a full nonprofit tech assessment. The post 3 Steps To Conduct Your Nonprofit’s Tech Assessment appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Cabbage Tree Solutions.

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5 Ways To Incorporate Mobile Tech Into Your Volunteer Program

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Today’s volunteers are tech-savvy, and very busy. The post 5 Ways To Incorporate Mobile Tech Into Your Volunteer Program appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Mobile Social Tech fundraising instagram mobile nonprofit sms social media text message texting video vine volunteer Image courtesy of The Cause Project.

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The 12 Nonprofit Tech TwtPolls of 2012

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Every month Nonprofit Tech 2.0 creates and tweets (three times only) a TwtPoll related to nonprofit tech. Related Links: Top 10 Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Hardly thorough as a research method, the TwtPolls do however present some basic information about what trends were popular in 2012 and clues as to which #NPTech trends should be prioritized in 2013. Pay particular attention to TwtPolls with high numbers of views as they indicate a high interest level in the subject.

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3 Nonprofits Doing Cool Things With Tech

TechImpact

The post 3 Nonprofits Doing Cool Things With Tech appeared first on Tech Impact Blog. Industry News Leadership Tech computers microsoft mobile nonprofit technology refurbished Skype Image courtesy of SustaiNet Software. Walden Woods Project uses Skype to reach classrooms. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees shared the idea of connecting aid workers with students to share experiences. Microsoft’s Skype is now used for more than refugee aid workers.

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It's Your Friendly Neighborhood Tech Club Organizers

NTEN

You may have attended your local Tech Club , as an attendee, speaker, or organizer. NTEN 501 Tech Clubs are informal, local groups that meet regularly in many cities. But it takes more than a name and a place to convene a group of thoughtful people; it takes local organizers who are willing to give their time and efforts to build and maintain a local Tech Club. Why did you start leading your Tech Club? "I If you would like to meet a 501 Tech Leader near you, Join one!

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Nimble AMS Airstream Returns to ASAE Tech

Nimble AMS

Association leaders, innovators and tech enthusiasts will be taking in the show and exploring topics around this year’s theme, is it the revolutionary or evolutionary spirit that should drive your organization? The post Nimble AMS Airstream Returns to ASAE Tech appeared first on NimbleAMS.com. Join Nimble AMS December 4-5 at the Nimble AMS booth #443 (the Airstream!)

Master Class on Creating Startup Tech Social Enterprises

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My goal is to give attendees (in addition to Presidio students and alums, this class is also open to the public) an inside look at how Benetech analyzes new tech social enterprises. Julie and Aaron Firestone, our Director of Business Development, will be helping take attendees through key questions about a new tech social enterprise. I''m looking forward to teaching a Master Class at San Francisco''s Presidio Graduate School on September 18th.

Tech Impact Announces Strategic Partnership With OneNFP

TechImpact

Tech Impact is thrilled to announce that we have entered into a strategic partnership with OneNFP Dedicated to providing nonprofits of all sizes with the most up to date technologies and services, Tech Impact is pleased to incorporate OneNFP’s financial and fundraising software into our family of services we support. Tech Impact’s overarching mission continues […].

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5 Tech Trends From Across The Pond

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The post 5 Tech Trends From Across The Pond appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Industry News Tech nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTech technology trends Image courtesy of Social Media Marketing.com. Access Group’s Nonprofit Division comes together every year for an annual think tank to uncover what they believe will be key trends to be aware of in the upcoming years.

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Developing a Nonprofit Tech Strategy: A Step-by-Step Guide

Connection Cafe

Maybe you love new tech, or maybe you feel exhausted by it sometimes. Once your year-end giving campaigns have drawn to a close and all the dust has settled, you should be in an excellent position to get a strong sense of your strengths and weaknesses to start developing a tech strategy.

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