Technology continues to change at a very rapid pace - things that were “out there” just a few years ago are now reality, and are quickly becoming mainstream. While many of these innovations are happening in the personal/consumer space, it’s good to keep an eye on them because organizations are likely to follow - not to mention that we need to stay on top of how our communities want to interact with us.
5 Tech Trends for 2013
Online Meetings with GoToMeeting - TechSoup Canada’s Story
As the Canadian partner in the global TechSoup network, meeting in person is rarely an option - we rely on online meetings for our communications. This is especially important for our current project to update our website. For this project, we’re working with the TechSoup Global development team in Poland, and in order to manage the project efficiently we need to have frequent online meetings to check in on the project status and make sure we are communicating clearly. In these meetings we need to be able to talk to each other for free (i.e. no long distance costs), chat (e.g.
Videoconferencing with Google+ Hangouts - Inspirit Foundation's Story
By: Bandana Singh, Office Manager & Executive Assistant, Inspirit Foundation
Best Kept Secrets: Our Favourite Nonprofit Resources
Have you ever been in the situation where you are looking for a very specific piece of information and you’re not sure where to look? Below is a list of a few of Framework, Ontario 211, and TechSoup Canada’s go-to resources when looking for information and inspiration.
TechCrunch: Technology is ever changing and TechCrunch is great resource to learn about new cloud tools and get updates on the ones we know about. TechCrunch is considered a must-read by people working in the technology sector.
NetSquared Camp Toronto Highlights & Learning
Hosting a Virtual AGM - CAPACOA's Story / Tenir une AGA virtuelle – l’expérience de CAPACOA
By: Frédéric Julien, Project manager / Gestionnaire de projets, Canadian Arts Presenting Organization / L’assemblée canadienne des organismes artistiques (CAPACOA)
Live Streaming your Event on a Limited Budget - Maytree's Story
How to Live Stream your Event - Health Nexus' Story
Note from Tierney: Live streaming is a great way to reach your supporters & members who are geographically distributed, and we're seeing more and more nonprofits interested in learning about how it works. We're posting this blog from Melissa and another blog coming up soon to provide two different perspectives/approaches to live streaming from nonprofits who've tried it for themselves. Have your own experience you'd like to share? Get in touch!