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Webinar Recap: So you want to submit an NTC proposal?

Submitted by bethany on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 4:50pm

Don't miss out! 15NTC proposals are due this Sunday, June 22. In case you missed our recent webinar, So you want to submit an NTC proposal? , we've compiled this handy dandy list of key takeaways, tips, and words of encouragement from our awesome NTEN community members about how to submit a successful NTC session proposal. Good luck!

Technology's Emerging, Enthusiastic Leaders

Submitted on Wed, 6/18/2014 - 10:39am
iUrban Teen is working with students to spark and fuel the fires of innovation within tomorrow's tech leaders.

Is Your Organization Ready for Open Source Software?

Submitted on Tue, 6/17/2014 - 3:06pm
A new core technology decision is not just about choice; it's about ownership. What does this mean when weighing your open source options?

#14LCS Facilitator Series: Meet Deepa Kunapuli

Submitted by Steph on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 1:37pm

If you register for NTEN’s first-ever Leading Change Summit this September (#14LCS), you’ll be asked to choose one of three tracks—Digital StrategyThe Future of Technology, or Impact Leadership—and you’ll spend quite a bit of time with your track-mates at the Summit. That's why we're doing our best to recruit a remarkable group of facilitators to help shape your experience. Today we want to introduce you to one of them: Deepa Kunapuli, a Lead Facilitator for the Digital Strategy track.

Matt Groch to Offer Keynote on Measuring Impact at #14LCS

Submitted by Steph on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 11:55am

This September 3-6, NTEN will debut the Leading Change Summit. Today we’re excited to share that Matt Groch, Director of Solution Delivery atMission Measurement, will offer a keynote called Moneyball for Social Impact, Or how I learned to stop worrying and embrace the implications of a discrete closed-loop factor analysis framework for social impact. 

It's Your Friendly Neighborhood Tech Club Organizers

Submitted by Steph on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 5:02pm

You may have attended your local Tech Club, as an attendee, speaker, or organizer. NTEN 501 Tech Clubs are informal, local groups that meet regularly in many cities. These meetings allow people interested in nonprofit technology to meet local colleagues, develop professional support networks, and talk shop in a relaxed setting.

#14LCS Facilitator Series: Meet Tanya Tarr

Submitted by Steph on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 11:11am

If you register for NTEN’s first-ever Leading Change Summit this September (#14LCS), you’ll be asked to choose one of three tracks—Digital StrategyThe Future of Technology, or Impact Leadership—and you’ll spend quite a bit of time with your track-mates at the Summit. That's why we're doing our best to recruit a remarkable group of facilitators to help shape your experience. Today we want to introduce you to one of them: Tanya Tarr, a Lead Facilitator for The Future of Technology track.

Going First: The first step to transformational leadership starts with taking it

Submitted on Wed, 6/11/2014 - 12:00pm
Want to see leadership in action? Look no farther than the local pre-school, where line leaders show their peers the way forward.

Alexandra Samuel to Offer Keynote on Storytelling with Data at #14LCS

Submitted by Steph on Wed, 06/11/2014 - 10:44am

This September 3-6, NTEN will debut the Leading Change Summit. Regardless of which department or team you’re a part of at your organization, data—the collection, analysis, and use of it for your work—has most likely come up more than once. Do you have a data plan? We are thrilled to announce Alexandra Samuel as an LCS keynote speaker, because she will change your relationship to data.

Free Webinar: So You Want to Submit an NTC Proposal?

Submitted by Steph on Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:32pm

Since we first opened up the submission process for sessions at the 15NTC, we've received a lot of enthusiasm and response from our community - thank you! Many of you have asked us, "Do I need to attend the upcoming, So You Want to Submit an NTC Proposal? webinar in order to submit?" The answer: no. This webinar is completely optional. Interested parties are not required to attend in order to submit a proposal.

Register now for this free webinar on Thursday, June 12!