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Habi tech talk slides (2)

  1. 1. HabiTech Talk 2011 Habitat for Humanity Youth Leadership Conference Mike Resman, PresidentHabitat for Humanity at the University of Minnesota
  2. 2. Agenda• About me & our chapter• Why is this important? • Choosing the right technology• Using Google Apps with your group• Guess That App!• Interactive demo• Questions
  3. 3. About Me
  4. 4. About Me
  5. 5. Our Chapter www.uofmhabitat.org facebook.com/uofmhabitat
  6. 6. 28,154 website pageviews annually
  7. 7. 1,922mailing list subscribers
  8. 8. 794volunteer hours this year
  9. 9. 541facebook fans
  10. 10. 182paid members
  11. 11. 115average meeting attendance
  12. 12. 16executive board officers
  13. 13. 7collegiate challenge trips
  14. 14. 4committees
  15. 15. 1team
  16. 16. Why is this important ?
  17. 17. 4,000 houses per hour
  18. 18. Facebook users per year (in millions)800600400200 0 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
  19. 19. Lets solve an exponential problem with an exponential solution.
  20. 20. Who cares?
  21. 21. Choosing TechnologyWho will use it? Whats the cost? Does it make life easier?
  22. 22. Choosing Technology Who will use it? Whats the cost? Is it fun?!Does it make life easier?
  23. 23. Who will use it?
  24. 24. Does it make life easier?
  25. 25. Low-tech is not bad!
  26. 26. Technology can get expensive• Go free first• Try before you buy• Ask others
  27. 27. Using Google Apps• Have your own Habitat email accounts • Work on documents & spreadsheets• Share schedules• Create event signup forms• Free for non-profit orgs* * less than 3,000 employees
  28. 28. Staying connected with your team• Why? • Less (and more productive) meetings! • Stay on the same page • Help when and where you need it• When? • Update once a week • Sometime over the weekend (by Sunday night)
  29. 29. KITs (Keep In Touch)• Why? • Less (and more productive) meetings! • Stay on the same page • Help when and where you need it• When? • Update once a week • Sometime over the weekend (by Sunday night)
  30. 30. Whats in a KIT?• Minute update "Saturday, I dressed up as a zombie• Next actions and went to Oktoberfest. Who knew zombies could polka."• Current projects • Agenda for next 1:1• Agenda for next board meeting• Brainstorming / ideas / fun facts
  31. 31. Whats in a KIT?• Minute update• Next actions "Put November builds on website."• Current projects • Agenda for next 1:1• Agenda for next board meeting• Brainstorming / ideas / fun facts
  32. 32. Whats in a KIT?• Minute update• Next actions "Broomball tournament"• Current projects • Agenda for next 1:1• Agenda for next board meeting• Brainstorming / ideas / fun facts
  33. 33. Whats in a KIT?• Minute update• Next actions "Committee brainstorming session."• Current projects • Agenda for next 1:1• Agenda for next board meeting• Brainstorming / ideas / fun facts
  34. 34. Whats in a KIT?• Minute update• Next actions "Mystery Bus tour ideas"• Current projects • Agenda for next 1:1• Agenda for next board meeting• Brainstorming / ideas / fun facts
  35. 35. Whats in a KIT?• Minute update "I am part-Greek (not Fraternity Greek but like Gyro Greek)"• Next actions• Current projects "The Chinese word for movie is a combination of electric and shadow"• Agenda for next 1:1• Agenda for next board meeting• Brainstorming / ideas / fun facts
  36. 36. Guess That App!
  37. 37. Wordlewordle.net
  38. 38. Toodledo• Todo app • Customize how you use it• Email tasks toodledo.com
  39. 39. Evernote• Take notes anywhere• Keep everything in sync• Easily search and organize evernote.com
  40. 40. DoodleFind a time to meet doodle.com
  41. 41. Square• Accept credit cards• Free card reader• App for iPhone, Android, iPad • Connects to checking account• 2.75% fee squareup.com
  42. 42. Mailchimp• Email newsletters• Customized templates• Automatic unsubscribes!• Free for up to 2,000 subscribers mailchimp.com
  43. 43. Dropbox• Files saved to computers, mobile, and web• Synced automatically• Share folders with others• 2 GB free space dropbox.com
  44. 44. GroupMe• Group messaging• Conference calls• Good for: • Day of events • Mass messages• Watch out for: • People without unlimited texts • "Reply-all" effect groupme.com
  45. 45. Prezi• New way to share ideas• Make presentations on an open canvas• Very fun to make but...• Very time consuming! prezi.com
  46. 46. Thank You!For more info: www.uofmhabitat.org/HabiTechTalkKeep in touch: mike.resman@uofmhabitat.org linkedin.com/in/mjresman @mjresman
  47. 47. "If your actions inspire others to dream more,learn more, do more and become more,you are a leader."- John Quincy Adams

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