News from the NTEN Connect Blog

Report Back from Drupal Day 2015

Submitted on Fri, 3/20/2015 - 1:20pm
Drupal Day is so much more than a pre-conference event at NTC; it is an opportunity for community to come together, learn, and explore.

2015 SXSW Interactive Round Up

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:07am

It’s been a busy month in Austin! After wrapping up our annual Nonprofit Technology Conference, NTEN’s CEO, Amy Sample Ward, and I quickly recharged for SXSW Interactive, where we partnered another year with Beaconfire to host the Beacon Lounge for social changemakers, and with the NonProfit Times to cover stories on the nonprofit technology sector. 

It’s fascinating to see a city transform for this enormous festival, which draws in over 30,000 people from around the world. We were immersed in a crowd of attendees representing digital agencies, start-ups, corporations, and social entrepreneurs. However, there was still a slice of the nonprofit technology contingency still holding strong, with additional social good

Throughout the conference, Amy and I covered a select group of sessions highlighting innovations at the intersection of nonprofit technology and social change space.

This coverage appeared in the NonProfit Times, check them out!

Technology: A Pipeline to Employment for the Transgender Community

Submitted on Thu, 3/19/2015 - 2:29pm
Don't just discover new talent; invest in building your pipeline to support talent and ensure mutual success.

When Should You Use an Existing Tool/Service and When Should You Build Your Own?

Submitted on Wed, 3/18/2015 - 3:46pm
Questions to ask yourself when choosing your own tech adventure.

When and How to Communicate a Technology Rollout Plan

Submitted on Mon, 3/16/2015 - 4:59pm
You're about to roll out your technology plan. But are all members of your team ready to roll out with you?

Nonprofits Must Fight Stereotypes When Using New Technologies to Save Lives

Submitted on Fri, 3/13/2015 - 3:39pm
Innovation and adoption of new technologies is not without controversy. For example: How does your nonprofit leadership feel about unmanned aerial vehicles?

NTEN Member Roundup: When Millennials take over, why Americans don't volunteer, and tips for project success

Submitted by Megan on Thu, 03/12/2015 - 5:35pm

Check out the latest and greatest from NTEN Members!

What Is Nonprofit Technology?

Submitted on Tue, 3/10/2015 - 4:22pm
A refresher course on what nonprofit technology is and isn't.

Announcing the 2015 Award Winners!

Submitted by Megan on Fri, 03/06/2015 - 1:45pm

Every year at the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC), we announce the winners of all the annual NTEN awards, plus the winners of the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards, the Care2 Impact Prize, and the Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest. Here's the full list of this year's winners.

#15NTC Demo Stage: The Line-Up and the Prizes

Submitted by Amy on Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:52am

Coming to the #15NTC? Beyond the breakout sessions happening each day, there are also 30 minute demonstrations, Q&As, and case studies presented in the Science Fair. Check the schedule and find out how you can enter to win some great prizes from our sponsors!