21NTC Session
IT

Tracking: Finally! A Useful, Comprehensive, Actionable Technology Tracker

Description

In this session we will talk about how to set up a Technology Tracker for your organization that is a comprehensive list of all the software and technology tools your organization uses. The benefits of this tracker include budget planning, redundancy prevention, enabling a renewal calendar, and understanding expertise needs across the team. We will go over an example of a Technology Tracker that has worked for our organization and talk about what’s worked, what hasn’t, and our plans for the future.


Session Type

30 minute session

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the benefits of a technology tracker
  • Sketch out their own needs for a tracker
  • See an example of a technology tracker in use

Target Audience

IT decision makers, budget makers, IT leaders who want to get a handle on all the technology your org uses

Tags

BudgetingManagementTrainingVendor Management

Speakers

Aparna Kothary

Director of Technology Operations

Global Citizen Year

Aparna is the Director of Technology Operations at Global Citizen Year. Originally from the East Coast, Aparna has spent the last 7+ years at Global Citizen Year working in program operations, admissions, enrollment, and most recently in technology operations. Post-graduation, Aparna served as an Americorps* VISTA at a civil and immigrant rights organization in Washington DC. This experience kicked off Aparna’s nonprofit career and she has since then worked at a variety of organizations with technology being the common thread. Aparna helped start the Oakland Nonprofit Tech Club and is passionate about helping people be more effective and efficient by using technology innovatively. She loves learning about new tools, tinkering, and bringing people together to talk nonprofit tech!

Details

Day

Tuesday
March 23, 2021

Time

11:00am – 11:30am