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5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

nptechforgood.com - Facebook launched in 2004, YouTube in 2005, and Twitter in 2006. For over a decade nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide have been embracing social media with the hope of raising funds and crea...

Mobility, Analytics Can Help Nonprofits Meet Fundraising Goals [#Infographic]

biztechmagazine.com - Giving Tuesday has passed, and citizens worldwide are helping those in need by donating more: In that 24-hour period earlier this week, online donations to nonprofit organizations reached a record ...

Okay Google, you need a cuter name - BBC News

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bbc.com - The first thing I say when I wake up every morning is “Okay Google”. Now don’t worry - it’s not shrieked amidst some kind of panicked, cold sweat. I’m not having nightmares about search engines, or...

Ten Cyber Security Predictions for 2017 - BeyondTrust

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beyondtrust.com - Brad Hibbert, CTO | Morey Haber, VP Technology | Scott Carlson, Technology Fellow | Rod Simmons, Sr. Director, Product Management In the cosmic wink of an eye, 2016 is almost done. So, it’s that ti...

How Helsinki is bringing smart city innovation to its core - ReadWrite

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readwrite.com - There are few capital cities around the world that are not directing finances and energy into connected technology. Every year local neighborhoods, suburbs, and cities incorporate technology into t...

CFP | Vault | CFP | Vault | Linux Conferences and Linux Events

events.linuxfoundation.org - The Linux Foundation promotes, protects and advances Linux by marshalling the resources of its members and the open source development community to ensure Linux remains free and technically advance...

UX Trends 2017: Experts Bet On AI, Chatbots And VR

forbes.com - Last year, I wrote about the top web design trends to watch in 2016. My predictions received a lot of attention and questions about what’s next not only in the web design but UX design world. I rea...

Introducing Designing for Public Services: a practical guide

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nesta.org.uk - We’re excited to launch this new guide for using design in the public sector, created in partnership with international design firm IDEO. Our collaboration grew from a shared appreciation of the ne...

The Ultimate Guide to Email Optimization + Troubleshooting [eBook] – Litmus Software, Inc.

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litmus.com - When brands think of optimization, efforts tend to favor search engines for getting found and websites for generating leads, i.e. email addresses. But what happens once you’ve generated those leads...

Accruals accounts pack (CC17) - SORP FRS 102 - GOV.UK

gov.uk - The MS Word files and workbooks (and all the worksheets they contain) are provided to assist charities in complying with SORP. While the Charity Commission has endeavoured to provide the MS Word fi...

Windows 10 1607 is now a Current Branch for Business (CBB) release

blogs.technet.microsoft.com - Today I am pleased to announce that Windows 10 1607, also known as the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, has been declared as Current Branch for Business (CBB) and is ready for deployment. This is an ...

Nonprofits Hope Everyday People Go Big for Giving Tuesday

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biztechmagazine.com - Emily Moberly understands the allure of finding great deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But come Tuesday, after consumers across the country have gone on a collective holiday shopping binge, ...

Doteveryone calls for politicians to have technology mentors

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publictechnology.net - Doteveryone wants politicians to have mentors to encourage them to change their perceptions of tech - Photo credit: Flickr, Wiredforlego, CC BY-SA 2.0 The charity, which was founded by digital guru...

Socitm president says ‘drop the fear’ from cyber sales

ukauthority.com - Cyber security professionals need to ease up on the fear factor and behave more like good lawyers in their sales pitches to public authorities, according to the current president of public sector I...

4 Ways to Set Up Parental Controls On Your Home Network

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howtogeek.com - Parental controls can filter the web, blocking inadvertent access to inappropriate websites. There are a variety of ways to do this, from configuring network-wide parental controls on your router t...

Facebook Opens 'Creative Hub' Ad Testing Platform to All Users

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socialmediatoday.com - Have you ever wanted to try out Facebook ad options like Carousels and Canvas but thought they look a little bit too complicated and are probably beyond your technical capacity? Or maybe you’ve con...

How to use Netflix offline viewing

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techradar.com - Netflix has said countless times that it didn't see offline viewing in its future but its backtracked and has made many of its shows available to download to a mobile device, ready for offline view...

Seven Deadly Weaknesses of Nonprofit Security – NTEN

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nten.org - While good leadership can help employees understand the need for security measures and encourage compliance, bad leadership can foster employee discontent, conflict with the IT department, and the ...

The Best Wi-Fi Mesh Networking Kits for Most People

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thewirecutter.com - Unlike the other mesh kits we tested, the Orbi kit includes only two units rather than three, but it still had the fastest throughput and the best range of anything we tested. All the other kits we...

How to write a nonprofit email welcome series

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pamelagrow.com - Imagine a prospective supporter has learned about your organization, visited your website, and been intrigued enough to sign up for your organization’s bi-weekly enews. What comes next? If you’ve s...

Pro Bono Profiles: Helping Service Members on their Transition to Civilian Life - Salesforce.org

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salesforce.org - The mission of RP/6 (Rally Point 6) is clear — to provide support to service members, veterans, and their families as they transition back to civilian life. RP/6 connects these individuals with res...

Parrot Security Could Be Your Next Security Tool

linux.com - Network and security administrators rely heavily on their tools. Without the right tools, that brilliant mind can only do so much. But what tools are the best for the job of forensics or testing? A...

Don’t panic! Download “A First Look at Digital Security”

accessnow.org - The U.S. elections and subsequent transition period have brought to the fore a number of fears for many people and organizations. For some of our new clients at the Digital Security Helpline, it’s ...

How to batch delete lists on NationBuilder - CallHub

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callhub.io - At CallHub, we work closely with customers on their political phone banking and SMS marketing campaigns. A lot of our customers use NationBuilder as their primary CRM. We’ve built a great integrati...

Smartphones help those without broadband get online, but don’t necessarily bridge the digital divide

pewresearch.org - Courts and regulators have increasingly seen high-speed internet as a public utility that is as essential to Americans as electricity and water. But many Americans still do not have broadband at ho...

From Desktop to Mobile - Technology | Abila Blog

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blog.abila.com - Recently, my notebook computer started to fail. Actually, the notebook’s hardware is fine. It’s just that its little processor heart can’t seem to keep up with the newer operating system and applic...

Real-World Benefits of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

biztechmagazine.com - The storage area network just wasn’t cutting it for Agropur, US Operations. “Cost and performance were big concerns,” says IT Supervisor Caleb Holmstrom, recalling conversations the IT team for the...

The Power of Podcasts on LinkedIn [Infographic]

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inc.com - When it comes to generating that critical "Know, Like and Trust" factor with a personalized, 1-on-1 marketing approach on a social network like LinkedIn, there's an often-overlooked marketing metho...

Why Aren't You Mobile? A Mobile Marketing Infographic for Professional Associations

bostoninteractive.com - Since we work with professional associations, including hospital associations and non-profits, we noticed a common theme between many of our clients' peers: no mobile site! When we dug deeper into ...

35 Nonprofit Technology Online Events for December 2016 - Tech4Good Southwest Florida

tech4goodswfl.org - ‘Tis the season, and with year-end fundraising coming upon us, we might not have enough time to sneak in a webinar here and there. For those of us who will definitely try, select from the listed 35...

6 Must-Haves for Your Nonprofit's Website

forums.techsoup.org - A nonprofit fundraising website is a tremendous opportunity to increase donations and build support for your cause. It can help mobilize your existing supporters, bring in new donors, and serve as ...

6 Free and Open Source Fundraising Software Options To Kick Off Your Donation Campaign - Capterra Blog

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blog.capterra.com - Updated: This post was updated on 12/2/2016 to add new software options. A wise and noble wizard once said: “I’ll do anything for free stuff.” Just kidding! Actually it was Sandra Bullock, but if y...

pi-top, EkoBits, and Digital Citizens Fund: running the gamut in coding and ICT education

panoplydigital.com - Picking up where I left off in a previous blog post on learn to code initiatives, today we have a few more entries into the rather large field. Yet these aren’t initiatives focusing on learning to ...

5 Marketing Tips to Retain Your Mobile Donors - JCSM

jcsocialmarketing.com - As the process for making mobile donations becomes more and more convenient, your nonprofit may see an uptick in the number of donors craving more interactions via their mobile phones. Modern suppo...

We Must Improve the HTTPS Message | PerezBox

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perezbox.com - HTTPS is as important today as it has ever been. If you are transferring sensitive data you should use HTTPS to encrypt data in transit, that is not up for debate. Understand though that it is but ...

Impact Hacking: Digital strategies for nonprofits

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udemy.com - Impact hacking [working definition] - a process of rapid experimentation across marketing channels to identify the most effective, efficient ways to grow a nonprofit’s web traffic to grow its impac...

7 Video Marketing Trends for 2017 (and What They Mean for You)

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socialmediatoday.com - Social media is always in flux, and one of the biggest shifts right now is video. The development of improved mobile technology has enabled widespread video consumption - available always and at an...

Segmentry is the most powerful Salesforce List Generation Solution yet

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appexchange.salesforce.com - App Enterprise & Up No Limits Native App Compatible with Enterprise, Unlimited, Force.com, Developer, and Performance Editions Apps, tabs, and objects in this package don't count against org limits...

Why policy organizations and think tanks should implement Accelerated Mobile Pages

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osterman.io - Accelerated Mobile Pages provide mobile visitors coming to your website from searches with lightning-fast load times and a consistently good experience. While many if not most policy organizations ...

Finding and Using Images for Your Nonprofit

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techsoup.org - This article includes modified content from Where to Find Free Images and Visuals for My Blog by Robin Good. It was updated in March 2016 by Laura Kindsvater. To a struggling nonprofit or charity i...

Cloud Foundry Welcomes SUSE as Platinum Member | Cloud Foundry

cloudfoundry.org - Aims to improve IT infrastructure for its customers as the company moves to enter PaaS market San Francisco, November 30, 2016 — Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the industry-standard platform for...

How to Create a YouTube Channel in 3 Simple Steps

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blog.bufferapp.com - YouTube, the Google-owned video network, boasts over a billion users — almost one-third of all people on the Internet — and every day people watch hundreds of millions of hours on YouTube and gener...

Why your project extranet should be in the cloud

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cloud-collaboration.kahootz.com - A project extranet is a great way to share protected information with suppliers, external partners and even customers. But if you’re planning to create a new extranet in today’s business environmen...

Q&A: Heather Mansfield Is Ready for Nonprofit’s Mobile, Digital Future

biztechmagazine.com - It was a long, long time ago, in what seems like a galaxy far away, but do you remember when Myspace felt like the cutting edge of Internet innovation? It was 2005, and the world, it seemed, was in...

AWS isn't the cheapskate's cloud, and Amazon doesn't care - TechRepublic

techrepublic.com - In case you're wondering, AWS likely isn't your cheapest public cloud option. That honor goes to Google in most scenarios, as ZDNet's Larry Dignan has spotlighted. But also in case you're wondering...

Women tap into new roles as mobile internet scheme targets rural India | Amrit Dhillon

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theguardian.com - Sheetal Bootoli’s husband refused to let her touch the mobile phone. “What will you do with it? You’ll spoil it,” he said. It’s an attitude very familiar to women in rural India. Yet now, four mont...

Panasonic ToughBook CF-54 review

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techradar.com - Rugged laptops are like small tanks with screens, and the Panasonic ToughBook CF-54, which the company has created mainly for workers in the automotive diagnostic industry, and field service worker...

Greenlight for Girls: Finding the STEM Leaders of the Future

linux.com - There is growing anxiety within tech companies about the lack of skilled professionals to keep up with demand. There’s also a realization that one of the largest untapped resources is women. A keyn...

Skills Training | The Linux Foundation

linuxfoundation.org - The Linux Foundation programs include Massive Online Open Courses (MooCs) and scholarships for those under-represented groups who need the opportunity to learn skills so they can earn a living and ...

High-schoolers recreate the pill Martin Shkreli priced at $750 for puny $20

thenextweb.com - Martin Shkreli swiftly earned transcontinental enmity when back in 2015 the ‘pharma bro’ jacked up the prices of life-saving HIV medication Daraprim from a modest $13.50 to an astronomical $750 ove...

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