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IT security: a Q&A with expert Leon Wilson

April 19, 2017
What is IT security, exactly, and what's the worst that can happen? Most pressingly: How can often cash-strapped nonprofit organizations keep their information—and their clients' or donors' information—safe and sound? IT expert Leon Wilson answers some questions.

Refurbished technology: an insider’s guide

April 18, 2017
There is a way to connect clients to the digital tools they need without spending thousands of dollars on new technology. Tech refurbishers—often nonprofits themselves—are repurposing unwanted electronics for digital inclusion programs, aiming to lower the cost to clients and curb the environmental impact of e-waste.

Celebrate the Leading Lights in Nonprofit Tech

April 7, 2017
The NTEN community recognizes these individuals and organizations, whose contributions demonstrate a passion and dedication to the role that nonprofit technology plays in making the world a better place.

Meet the Trailblazers Changing the World

March 31, 2017
A new program that gives participants in-depth training in the key things they need to know as nonprofit tech professionals is paying dividends for the first 15 participants.

Why Mobile Matters in Advocacy Outreach

March 31, 2017
There's one medium so pervasive, and yet so personal, that it can uniquely deliver relevant messages that inspire immediate action: targeted mobile advertising.

Three Questions to Help Focus Your Collaboration Strategy

March 31, 2017
We don't adopt new technology just because we can (right?). We use technology as a tool to help people get things done. Likewise, team collaboration isn't just to help people work together, it's a tool to get results.

Lift Your Social Media Out of the Doldrums

March 30, 2017
Gone are the days when just having a Facebook page and a content strategy are enough for your nonprofit to find success through social media. The future is strategic. Here are some resources to help you prepare.

Level Up with the 2017 Digital Outlook Report

March 20, 2017
The 2017 Digital Outlook Report is here, and it may surprise you or reaffirm your strategic decisions and investments this year. Data from hundreds of organizations across the globe has guided the findings — see how you compare!

Why Digital Inclusion is a Part of Your Work

March 20, 2017
Digital inclusion cannot be won by digital inclusion organizations alone. No matter what our cause or focus, when we find ways to weave inclusion into our work, we increase our ability to do the greatest good.