May 2013: Nonprofit Cloud

Cloud & Server: Yes It Can Make Sense to Have Both!

Submitted on Wed, 5/15/2013 - 7:00am
Contrary to what you may have read or heard, servers are not going the way of the dinosaurs. It can make perfect sense to still leverage a server along with migrating to the cloud.
By Leon Wilson – Director

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is Finally Here – And a Viable Option for Nonprofits

Submitted on Mon, 5/13/2013 - 7:00am
We are beginning to see the emergence of a new class of technologies that promise to simplify the administration and maintenance of office computing– Virtual Desktops.
By Sam Chenkin – Director of Nonprofit Consulting

Moving to the Cloud: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Submitted on Fri, 5/10/2013 - 7:00am
Making the decision to move our organization 100% to the cloud was fairly easy, and the reasons straight-forward, but implementing it proved to be a combination of amazingly simple to disturbingly complex.
By Cynthia M. Adams – CEO

Case Study of AJWS: Organizational Culture in the Cloud

Submitted on Thu, 5/9/2013 - 12:00am
Case Study: An international human rights organization finds that the benefits of the Cloud don’t replace the need for due diligence.
By Chris Bernard

Moving Your Database to the Cloud: Key Considerations to Prepare Your Move

Submitted on Wed, 5/8/2013 - 12:00am
It does not matter if you are small or big or if you are moving to the cloud to manage your donors, volunteers, dogs, cats, or trees: there are some things that you should keep in mind. Here are my top ten (and a bonus one at the end).
By Tal Frankfurt – Founder and CEO

Managing Your Constituents in the Cloud

Submitted on Tue, 5/7/2013 - 1:00am
Is your organization hesitant to move your constituent management to the cloud? Here are some thoughts that might reassure the reluctant.
By Lori Halley

Nonprofit Innovation and the Cloud

Submitted on Mon, 5/6/2013 - 1:00am
There’s no doubt that many organizations are using cloud technologies in innovative ways. But, more specifically, what links might we find between the unique aspects of cloud technology, and the conditions and success factors for innovation?
By Karen Graham