News from the NTEN Connect Blog

Send Your Feedback to the FCC: Net Neutrality Needs You

Submitted by Amy on Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:08pm

There have been a tremendous amount of issues and disasters in the news recently, but there is also the critically important story that is developing as you read this: once again, our open Internet is in danger. The FCC recently announced that it would consider new rules governing the Internet, including the opportunity for phone and cable Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to create two levels of access, or a "fast lane" for those paying a higher price. 

File Sharing in the Cloud

Submitted on Thu, 5/15/2014 - 5:09pm
With so many potential solutions for cloud-based file storage and sharing, which one is an organization to choose? Two guest authors come together to review several options and note important features to consider in choosing a solution.

Using Cloud Technology in Storytelling

Submitted on Wed, 5/14/2014 - 3:48pm
What do storytelling and cloud technology have in common? In Liz Prescott's experience, which she shares here, cloud-based solutions can make the difference between an advocacy victory and a missed opportunity.

Making Your Cloud Migration Seamless

Submitted on Wed, 5/14/2014 - 7:24am
Thinking about moving your organization's data to the cloud? A little planning at the beginning of the process can go a long way in ensuring a smooth switch. Learn questions to ask and strategies to consider before making your move.

Demystifying the Cloud: Making Smart Decisions for Your Organization

Submitted on Mon, 5/12/2014 - 3:18pm
What is "the cloud" anyway, and should your nonprofit store its most precious resources — its data — in cloud-based systems? Explore reasons why your organization should move to "the cloud," as well as considerations to give one pause before doing so.

How Nonprofits Can Get Started with Cloud-Based Tools

Submitted on Thu, 5/8/2014 - 12:55pm
Getting started with new technology can be daunting for nonprofits of all sizes. For organizations worried about getting started with cloud-based tools, there's good news: you're probably already using them! Learn what cloud-based tools you may be using and which additional tools might be a good fit.

Our heads are in the cloud with May's webinars

Submitted by Steph on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 2:41pm

What could the advent of Bitcoin - the currency of the cloud - mean for the future of your fundraising efforts? How can you leverage the cloud to hone your relationships with your community? Which processes and tools could help migrate your organization's files and emails seemlessly to the cloud? Learn the answers to these questions and more during this month's suite of three webinars.

New Nonprofit Tech Community Groups!

Submitted by bethany on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:45am

We just had a flurry of exciting new Communities of Practice (CoPs) emerge since the 14NTC. Check them out!

You're invited to NTEN's inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco

Submitted by Amy on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 8:45am

2014 Leading Change Summit After over a decade of convening our signature annual Nonprofit Technology Conference, we are excited to unveil and invite you to our inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco on September 3-6. This exclusive event offers advanced level learning for nonprofit changemakers across three tracks: Impact Leadership, Digital Strategy; and the Future of Technology. 

April Nonprofit Blog Carnival: The Work Behind the Work - Finding Productivity and Balance

Submitted by Megan on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 9:14pm

This month's Nonprofit Blog Carnival, hosted by Nancy Schwartz is on the topic: The Word Behind the Work. How do you find productivity and balance in your work and life?