Topic: Cloud

State of Nonprofit Cybersecurity report 2018

November 28, 2018
Nonprofits recognize the need for good cybersecurity, and there is some progress being made towards greater safety for nonprofits and their clients. However, some training and policy deficits remain.

2018 State of the Nonprofit Cloud

August 6, 2018
Nonprofit organizations are embracing cloud technologies to help them serve their constituents and connect their services and staff. But there are still some roadblocks.

Three pillars of data protection for nonprofits

August 6, 2018
With all the benefits of cloud-based applications, some important concerns around data protection often go overlooked.

6 technology concepts nonprofits need to understand in 2018

March 29, 2018
Over the last decade the discussion around nonprofit technology has primarily been focused on social media, mobile technology, and online fundraising. But as the internet enters its next phase, nonprofits need to better understand some of the more complicated concepts that will shape the internet and its use in the decades to come.

Restoring trust with blockchain

February 20, 2018
Donors—both individuals and institutions like foundations—are increasingly calling for greater accountability and are exploring both existing and new methods to improve transparency. Nonprofits would be well served by getting ahead of the curve and exploring how blockchain can be used to improve accountability, decrease corruption, and facilitate efficiencies in mission pursuits.

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.

State of the Nonprofit Cloud

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.