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  • Filing cabinets and noticeboards help groups be more efficient and effective. We don’t have a filing cabinet champion or a notice board champion? So why do we have an ICT Champion?
  • New Media For Web

    1. 1. New Media – Web 2.0 and other Tin-Ter-Net stuff Tony Okotie Regional ICT Champion
    2. 2. The ICT Hub <ul><li>Consortium of 5 national organisations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LASA, NAVCA, NCVO, IT4C, AbilityNet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ICT guidance, good practice, advice and support for voluntary and community organisations, accessible at a local level </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Champions </li></ul><ul><li>All to help organisations use ICT better </li></ul>
    3. 3. Quick Quiz
    4. 4. 1. How did you travel here today? <ul><li>Using </li></ul><ul><li>sustainable transport </li></ul><ul><li>It wasn’t sustainable but it was comfy </li></ul>I’m holding up both cards as I’m colour blind so don’t blame me!
    5. 5. 2. Why are you here today? <ul><li>I thought </li></ul><ul><li>I might learn something </li></ul><ul><li>An afternoon out of the office with biscuits </li></ul>I’m still holding up two cards – your guess is as good as mine
    6. 6. 3. Does your organisation have a website? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>Yes – and it uses new media tools
    7. 7. 4. What does “Web 2.0” describe? <ul><li>A different way of dong things on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>A new version of the www </li></ul>A 2 litre bio-diesel powered car
    8. 8. 5. What’s a blog? <ul><li>A deadly jellyfish from the Pacific region </li></ul><ul><li>A web, </li></ul><ul><li>or online, </li></ul><ul><li>diary or journal </li></ul>
    9. 9. 6. How many blogs are there estimated to be worldwide? <ul><li>2 million </li></ul><ul><li>57 million </li></ul>100,000
    10. 10. 7. Which of these social networking sites do you belong to? <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul>BeBo
    11. 11. What we want to cover <ul><li>New media / Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do I want it? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New media examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video and youtube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social networking – Facebook etc </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. What we want to cover <ul><li>Some other useful stuff </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RSS feeds </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How practical is all of this for the voluntary sector? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Future trends </li></ul></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Setting the scene – some definitions
    14. 14. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Wikipedia defines web 2.0 as a </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ second generation of web-based communities and hosted services — such as social-networking sites…and wikis which aim to facilitate collaboration and sharing between users.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 sites allow users to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>store and share content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to interact with that content and with each other </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to create and join groups based around a particular interest. </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Move to “citizen journalism” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>User generated content </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Smile! You’re part of an experiment!
    17. 17. The experiment <ul><li>My Regional Champion website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What I’m doing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Live online “diary” of today </li></ul><ul><li>See the results and comment at </li></ul>
    18. 18. Some examples
    19. 19. Blogging <ul><li>Blog: a “web log” or online diary </li></ul><ul><li>More than 57 million worldwide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.3 million “posts” / 100,00 new blogs each day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Numbers expected to level out at 100 million </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free tools </li></ul>
    20. 20. Some examples
    21. 21. Blogging <ul><li>List of CVS’s using blogs at </li></ul><ul><li>Most blogs will allow you to add “rich content – video, photos, audio etc </li></ul><ul><li>Is it the organisational or personal view? </li></ul>
    22. 22. Podcasts <ul><li>Podcasts are an audio track, published online and downloaded to your PC when updated </li></ul><ul><li>BBC examples </li></ul><ul><li>Good for people with visual impairments </li></ul>
    23. 23. Podcasts
    24. 24. Flicrkr <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Free online storage for your photos </li></ul><ul><li>Community to share photos – most free to use </li></ul><ul><li>Embed flickr into your website, blog etc </li></ul>
    25. 25. Video and youtube <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Easy way to share “moving pictures” </li></ul>
    26. 26. Video and youtube Another example: Oxfam
    27. 27. Wikis <ul><ul><li>A wiki enables documents to be written collaboratively, in a simple markup language using a web browser. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How accurate are they? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
    28. 28. Social networking <ul><li>Facebook, MySpace, Bebo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sites to allow people / friends to communicate </li></ul></ul>
    29. 29. Other useful web stuff
    30. 30. Slideshare <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Free online storage for your PowerPoint presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t need PP to open them </li></ul><ul><li>Embed into your website, blog etc </li></ul>
    31. 31. RSS feeds <ul><li>RSS – really simple syndication </li></ul><ul><li>A way of seeing when websites have updated content, without having to visit the site </li></ul><ul><li>View through browser (IE7 / Firefox) or website ( example) </li></ul><ul><li>Helpful info: </li></ul>
    32. 32. How practical is all of this for the voluntary sector? - Future trends
    33. 33. Sources of information and advice
    34. 34. ICT Hub Knowledgebase <ul><li> </li></ul>
    35. 35. Get safe online <ul><li> </li></ul>
    36. 36. Don’t forget…. See the pictures and slides at (we hope!)