News from the NTEN Connect Blog

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!

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?

Are you ready for your high-impact fundraising campaign?

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 4:49pm

Fundraisers, are you gearing up for your annual campaign? November might seem far away, but now is the perfect time of the year to get started with planning (if you haven’t already!). Read on for some inspiration and an opportunity exclusively for NTEN Members. 

Mobility: We Cannot Afford Not to Take Advantage of It

Submitted on Tue, 4/22/2014 - 2:52pm
Use of mobile technology is exponentially increasing around the world. Are the world's nonprofits keeping up? Explore ways nonprofits can build mobile technology into their mission-based work, and discover what the organizers of the Sektor 3.0 Conference in May are planning to do to get there.

Interview with NTEN's Content Manager: Steph Routh

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:05pm

We're so excited to welcome our new Content Manager, Steph Routh, to the NTEN team! Steph will be managing and keeping the great online community content flowing, while doubling as one of Portland's most revered bike & transportation advocates outside the office. You may have also met her at the 14NTC, where she was working with the NTEN team behind the scenes. 

Check out this interview with Steph, follow her on Twitter @StephRouth, and drop her a message to introduce yourself! 


Going Mobile: The Importance of Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Submitted on Tue, 4/22/2014 - 9:56am
How can you utilize mobile apps to achieve maximum benefit? Learn the most common goals from the for-profit sector, and see how it translates to nonprofit organizations.