NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network

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, recognizing that she needs no introduction to many of you: Beth Kanter, a Lead Facilitator for the Impact Leadership track.

The 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) will take place in Austin, Texas - interested in being a speaker? Want to know what it takes to submit a successful session proposal? Join our webinar on June 12 where NTEN staff, 15NTC steering committee members, and seasoned NTC presenters will help guide you through what makes for a good session and how to craft a successful proposal. Feeling shy? New to speaking? This webinar will help answer any of your questions and concerns, and provide you with the knowledge you need to create quality sessions.

Here at NTEN, we were shocked and saddened to hear the news that last week our colleague, Michael DeLong, passed away very suddenly. The outpouring of fond remembrances from the nonprofit community is a testament to the special person he was to so many people.

Learn how to propose a breakout session for the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference – and who will read it.

This September, join us for the inaugural Leading Change Summit, a conference experience designed to support and highlight all those in the room. Instead of a traditional conference with concurrent sessions and a line-up of speakers, Leading Change Summit (LCS) is designed around the idea that the best ideas can emerge through facilitated workshops and driven conversations. Fun fact: this is not just for Executive Directors! LCS is an event for staff across an organization, with tracks available in three broad categories and the projects or concepts you tackle entirely driven by your most pressing struggles or initiatives. Is LCS for you? 

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. 

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.

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

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. 

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?