Topic: Cloud

Clouds tied up like umbrellas.

Best Practices for Document Management in the Cloud

September 19, 2016
While various document management tools are different and have their own strengths and weaknesses, a lot of the overarching best practices are tool-agnostic and apply across the board.

Announcing the State of the Nonprofit Cloud Report

February 1, 2016
At the end of 2015, we partnered with Microsoft Philanthropies to conduct a round of research to get a better sense of the cloud services being used by nonprofits; fears or struggles around using the cloud; and plans for potential expansion.

Announcing the 2015 Digital Adoption Report!

July 15, 2015
How do organizations keep staff connected? This report provides benchmarks and qualitative data about online technology and digital inclusion efforts among nonprofits and the communities that they serve.

2015 Digital Adoption Report

July 14, 2015
How do organizations keep staff connected? This report provides benchmarks and qualitative data about online technology and digital inclusion efforts among nonprofits and the communities that they serve.

How Nonprofits Can Ensure Security and Compliance of Sensitive Data in the Cloud

September 19, 2014
The vast majority of nonprofits employ cloud computing in some way, but they may not know or think about it. If you use Gmail, Google Docs, Microsoft Office Live Workspace, Salesforce, or Yahoo mail, you’re in the cloud. The cloud delivers key advantages for nonprofits, who often possess limited funds, space, and IT staff. Still, security and compliance are critical issues; many nonprofits worry just how protected they are and how they can meet compliance regulations.

Modernizing Nonprofits with Cloud Technology for Good

July 7, 2014
Nonprofits and charitable organizations are solving some of the world’s most complex problems, including extreme poverty, humanitarian crises and environmental degradation. For nonprofits, charities, and global development organizations dedicated to helping others, access to technology should never be a hurdle or a limitation. The question these groups must ask themselves is: why is now the time to modernize (and, in some cases, develop) an IT strategy to help achieve both the long and short-term goals of the organization?

Nonprofit Innovation and the Cloud

December 5, 2013

Recently NTEN posed an interesting question to us: Is there a connection between cloud technology and innovation in nonprofit organizations? There’s no doubt that many organizations are using cloud technologies in innovative ways. But, more specifically, what links might we find between the unique aspects of cloud technology, and the conditions and success factors for innovation? This article explores that question.