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What is ICT? do I want it? where do I get the money from?

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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?
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    • 1. What is ICT? do I want it? where do I get the money from? … and some other stuff!
    • 2. What are we covering?
      • What’s the hubbub about?
      • What’s so special about ICT?
      • Smile! - you’re part of an experiment!
      • Planning your ICT….
      • … .and how to fund it
      • Useful resources
    • 3. What’s the hub-bub about?
    • 4. The ICT Hub
      • Consortium of 5 national organisations
        • LASA, NAVCA, NCVO, IT4C, AbilityNet
      • ICT guidance, good practice, advice and support for voluntary and community organisations, accessible at a local level
      • Regional Champions
      • All to help organisations use ICT better
    • 5. What’s so blooming special about ICT?
    • 6.  
    • 7. expensive
    • 8. complicated
    • 9. Frustrating
    • 10. important
    • 11. useful
    • 12. manages information
    • 13. good ICT helps us do things better…
    • 14. and do better things!
    • 15. Focus on your goals … think… … not…
    • 16. Some might say…
      • “ There are no ICT projects, only projects to improve service delivery”
    • 17. Smile! You’re part of an experiment!
    • 18. The experiment
      • My Regional Champion website
        • What I’m doing
        • Resources etc
      • Live online “diary” of today
      • See the results and comment at
      www.ITEM3.org.uk
    • 19. Goals can be as simple as….
      • to produce written documents more efficiently
      • to manage your accounting and budgeting so that you have better information about your financial situation
      • to record your contacts with clients more accurately and in more detail
      • to improve communications within the organisation and with others
      • Campaigning - showing and telling people
    • 20. Basically…
      • Decide what you want to do
      • Choose solutions that will achieve that end
      • Select all the equipment you need to run the solution
      • THEN work out the ££££££
      • - ‘total cost of ownership’…
    • 21. STOP!
      • Before you work out where you’re going, you might need to find out where you are…
      • Give yourself an ICT Healthcheck
      • http://www.icthubknowledgebase.org.uk/healthchecklists
      • It won’t hurt!
    • 22. What will it all cost?
    • 23. Exercise - Total Cost of Ownership 5 mins TCO for ICT TCO of a car
    • 24. Core costs
      • Hardware
        • PCs
        • Printers
        • Scanner
        • Server
        • Backup
        • Telephones
        • Cabling
        • Cameras
        • Photocopier
        • Projector
        • Broadband router
    • 25. Core costs
      • Software
        • Server
        • Email server
        • Office
        • Anti-virus
        • Firewall
        • Finance
        • Client Relationship Management
        • Database
        • Desktop publishing
        • Image processing
        • Web content management
    • 26. Core costs
      • Internet
        • Internet access
        • Website development
        • Website hosting
      • Consumables
        • Paper
        • Toner cartridges
        • Backup – (CD’s, disks etc)
      • Implementation
        • Installation
        • Configuration
        • Consultancy
        • Testing
        • Training
        • Review
    • 27. Ongoing costs
      • Hardware support
      • Networking support
      • Applications software support
      • Training new staff
      • Refresher training
      • Keeping up to date
      • Reviewing strategy
      • Replacement programme
    • 28. And the biggest of all these is …
      • Staff time
      • Planning, managing and maintaining ICT takes time!
      • Make sure you factor this in using Full Cost Recovery methods, so that all their overheads are costed in
    • 29. Technology Budget calculator online
      • http://www.icthubknowledgebase.org.uk/
      • calculatingtechnologybudget
    • 30. Purchasing
      • Investigate products
      • Compare costs
      • Get advice
      • Talk to other organisations
      • See demonstrations
      • Find out what help is available in your area
      • Take up references – use ICT Hub suppliers list
      • Make the choice
    • 31. Funding and funders
    • 32. Some tips
      • Make sure that in any funding proposal – not just ICT ones – you set 10% aside for ICT
      • Keep a log of ICT activity – help you plan better for proposal
      • Don’t forget to include the need to replenish computers – funders need to be alerted to this
    • 33. Who are the funders?
      • Big Lottery Fund
      • Statutory funding – LA’s, European
      • Grant making trusts and foundations
      • Community Foundations – www.communityfoundations.org.uk
      • Companies – local traders or ICT companies
      • Major donors and personal trusts
      • ICT Hub research ‘Sources of Funders’ - 55 altogether
      • – see Funding handout
    • 34. Who are the funders?
      • www.icthubknowledgebase.org.uk/fundingict
    • 35. Writing the proposal
      • So you have….
      • Reviewed/looked at what you have
      • What you need
      • Decided what you want to do and have costed it
      • Now you have to…
      • Write a proposal for funding your ICT
      • Justify your need as well as your costs
      • Make your proposal as relevant and outcomes focussed
    • 36. What do the funders look for?
      • That the project is needed
      • The project will be managed effectively
      • The plans have been properly costed (maybe show quotes)
      • Backing from the board or senior management
      • Plans in place for staff when implementation takes place
      • If you’re not an ICT expert then show you have consulted someone who is – have their brief enclosed
      • Show that you have thought of the risks & given solutions
      • You can show how you will evaluate and monitor the success of your ICT
      • Explain how the project is connected to your overall mission/strategy
    • 37. Who else can help you?
    • 38.  
    • 39. Help
      • Consultants
      • Circuit Riders
      • A board member that’s ICT savvy
      • The ICT Hub – 5 partners with different expertise
      • ICT Hub telephone helpdesk
      • ICT Hub suppliers list
      • Regional Champion
    • 40. More help
      • net:gain
      • Online forums and email discussion lists
      • Local computer clubs and user groups such as Linux User Groups
      • Colleagues
      • Volunteers
      • ICT support in your local area e.g. CVS’s
    • 41. Useful resources
      • Web
      • www.icthub.org.uk
      • www.summitcollaborative.com
      • www.techsoup.org /community
      • www.net-gain.org.uk
    • 42. Publications to come
      • ICT Good Management Guide – soon!
      • ICT Good Governance Guide – mid 2007
    • 43. Don’t forget…. See the results from the experiment at www.ITEM3.org.uk (we hope!)
    • 44. Licensed images used in these slides from flickr – Auntie P from flickr – Nomadic Entrepreneur from flickr – Okie Jackie Carey

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