October 2015: Tech in the Field

Searching for the “Nonprofit Operating System”

Submitted on Tue, 10/6/2015 - 4:05pm
On setting up and maintaining communications along that blurry line between the mothership and the field.
By Jackie Murphy

The Sign-up Sheet Is Dead

Submitted on Thu, 10/8/2015 - 3:06pm
A room full of supporters just showed up to your event. Do you know their names?
By Peter Wrinch

Digital Badge Systems for Professional Development

Submitted on Fri, 10/16/2015 - 4:02pm
Using badges to highlight and document professional development. Not just for scouts!
By MaryAnne Nestor

Digital Badge Artwork: The power of first impressions

Submitted on Mon, 10/19/2015 - 5:10pm
"Good artwork cannot save poor content; but good content can survive poor artwork."
By Carl Nestor

Using UAVs to Assess Habitat Status and Trend

Submitted on Mon, 10/19/2015 - 5:54pm
How one group is using unmanned aerial vehicles (aka drones) to inform conservation, restoration, and mitigation efforts.
By Keith Steele

Apps to Record Police Put Power in the Public’s Hands

Submitted on Tue, 10/20/2015 - 10:26am
Your phone can be a tool employed to ensure justice using video.
By Jana Kooren

Take the Learning to the Learner: Let them learn their way

Submitted on Tue, 10/20/2015 - 10:46am
Providing instruction only gets you so far. If you want people to actually learn, take the classroom to them.
By Cindy Plunkett

From Storytelling to Social Change

Submitted on Tue, 10/20/2015 - 2:12pm
How a mobile web app can spark a conversation between stakeholder groups, and in turn spark change.
By Laura Lo Forti

Stories of Gender Equality Fights from 2015

Submitted on Tue, 10/20/2015 - 3:29pm
Imagine a world in which women are as welcome in the tech field as men. Okay, now help make it happen.
By Iffat Gill

Listen, Listen, Listen

Submitted on Wed, 10/21/2015 - 10:00am
To avoid sinking costs into an unused tech innovation, involve stakeholders early and often.
By Sheetal Agarwal

Lean Data in Action: “WorkerTech” Improves Factory Conditions

Submitted on Fri, 10/23/2015 - 6:22pm
In a world of global
By Heather Franzese and Tom Rausch

Things We Like (October 2015)

Submitted on Fri, 10/23/2015 - 6:48pm
Another Round, Back to the Future, cat marshmallows, and more on this month's TWL.
By Steph Routh