August Member RoundUp: Happy Hour dividends, hands-on video workshop, and how to measure what matters

Meghan McCoy Meghan McCoy is a mom and professional in the DC workspace. One week into her new role as Director of Administration at Youth For Understanding USA (YFU), Meghan attended NTEN’s 501 Tech Club DC’s happy hour event.

“Thanks to this informative event, I was able to make both meaningful connections to others in my industry and gain insight from the presentation that is paying dividends in my role at the intersection of IT and the 175+ end-users in our organization as we migrate to the cloud.”

Here’s more news from NTEN Members:

  • The recent SW Florida Tech4Good meeting turned into a hands-on video workshop! In teams of four, attendees created videos on their mobile devices and uploaded them to Instagram and YouTube. Birgit Pauli-Haack shares the products of their learning and experimenting, obstacles, and lessons learned.
  • Speaking of local tech club gatherings, check out highlights from the annual NC Tech4Good conference.
  • NTEN Member Partners have a lot of conferences coming up! Registration is now available for Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations‘ 2015 Collaborative Conference: Resourcing for Community Impact – From Tools to Transformation, Sept. 21-22. Learn more and register. You can also learn more about Montana Nonprofits Association‘s 2015 Conference. Plus, check out the Minnesota Council of NonprofitsAnnual Conference, Oct. 1-2, featuring a keynote by Vu Le, blogger of Nonprofit with Balls.
  • Member Partner Dance/USA has announced a new board of trustees.
  • Little things can make a big difference. Social Fish points out 5 subtle lessons from great community managers.
  • Did you know nonprofits are able to upgrade for free to Windows 10, regardless of what version of Windows they are currently running? Microsoft has more information on how you can take advantage of this opportunity.
  • Mellon Foundation just released the 2015 Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey. Commissioned from Ithaka S+R in collaboration with the Association of Art Museum Directors and the American Alliance of Museums, the report presents a quantified picture of staff diversity in American art museums, and indicates pathways for improving equity and inclusiveness in museum leadership positions.
  • There’s data galore to be found in Google Analytics, but how do you get at what’s really important? Josh Tong shares how to measure what matters with Google Analytics.
  • Data migration can make or break your project—not to mention your budget. Idealware‘s new report, “Nonprofits’ Guide to Data Migration,” is designed to demystify the process and help you plan your own data migration.
  • Curious about what it’s like to hack it out for 24 hours with a team of strangers? Karen Borchgrevnik shares her experience hacking a wider path to digital inclusion.
  • Debra Askanase and Allison Fine announced their new consultancy, Matterness Consulting, working with organizations to turn passive stakeholders into active participants by making them known, acknowledged, and invested in success. Look for Debra and Allison’s NTEN webinar this November.

Want to share your Member success story or latest news? Email us your latest nptech win (and how NTEN helped you along the way) or other news you have to share, and we may feature it in an upcoming Member Roundup and in our monthly Member Newsletter!