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Jane vs. Tierney: The Team Project Management Challenge

Jane vs Tierney 2013
Do you find that you’re wasting time when working with others - sending files back and forth, looking for buried emails that contained important information, keeping track of who’s working on what? Maybe this is happening internally, or with your board, or between branches. Since most nonprofits rely primarily on email (or paper), almost everyone has this problem. In this review, we’re going to take a look at software for team project management/collaboration that will help you out with these issues.

How I went completely paperless (with help from my iPad)

When I was just about to start my PhD program in Management at the University of Guelph, I had heard horror stories from friends and colleagues about the number of academic articles that I would need to print, read and annotate. I though that maybe I could do my entire PhD without printing out a single academic article, maybe I could do it all electronically without negatively impacting my productivity.

Too Many Tools, Too Little Time: Choosing the Right Tools for Your Needs

Note from Lori: This blog is a recap of Drew Bernard (from Action Sprout) and Jake Brewer's (from Fission Strategy) session "Too Many Tools, Too Little Time: Tools You Can Use To Better Engage, Track and Win" presented at the Web of Change, conference in September 2012.

Jane vs. Tierney: SkyDrive Review

Tierney vs Jane This review is part of the Jane vs Tierney series.

Jane vs. Tierney: Collaborating in real time with Google Docs

Tierney vs Jane This review is part of the Jane vs Tierney series.

Volunteering in the Cloud

Cara HicksBy: Cara Hicks, Girl Guide Leader/Brown Owl for 119th Ottawa Brownies, and Blogger at www.browniesmeet.wordpress.com

Another walk in the cloud

Earlier this month, I did a webinar with Artez Interactive on cloud computing for nonprofits. In the webinar I covered:

A Few Good RSVP Tools

Free online registration options for your organization's events

By: Laura S. Quinn and Kyle Andrei

July 21, 2011

Answers to Common Questions about the Cloud

At our recent webinar, A Walk in the Cloud, there were lots of great questions about the cloud in general and some specific cloud tools in particular. Here are the answers to some of the most common questions.

Toronto Net Tuesday Recap: Project Management in the Cloud

By: Tierney Smith, Community Manager at TechSoup Canada

In a broad sense, project management is a part of many roles in a nonprofit - your job title doesn’t need to have “Project Manager” in it to need these skills. Whether you have to coordinate content to go on your website, organize fundraising events, schedule programs & services or manage volunteers, the basics of project management apply. To be successful you will have to break a big task down into smaller tasks, manage resources and make sure all the work gets done on time.