Microsoft opening address presentation 2010


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Paul Tanner, Microsoft Ireland, addresses NICVA Member Session, 29 April 2010

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Microsoft opening address presentation 2010

  1. 1. Paul Tanner – Public Sector Director<br />Microsoft Ireland<br />
  2. 2. Community Affairs Mission<br />To enable people and organizations <br />in underserved communities <br />to realize their potential <br />through the power of technology.<br />
  3. 3. Community Affairs Programs<br />Microsoft has four main programs to deliver on our mission to help people and organizations around the world:<br />Employee Engagement<br />Local Initiatives<br />Community Technology Programs<br />Strengthening NGOs through IT<br />Execution and evaluation of our programs is enabled through technology<br />
  4. 4. Employee Involvement<br />Employee Engagement<br />3 Days volunteering<br />Fundraising events / Matching funds<br />A key focus for the company<br />
  5. 5. Local Initiatives <br />Local Initiatives<br />Action MS<br />FIT Northern Ireland<br />Silver Surfers<br />Internet Safety<br />Digital Literacy<br />
  6. 6. Strengthening NGOs Through IT: Offerings<br />Lead through Innovative Technology<br />Global, strategic alliances with leading NGOs<br />Citizenship NGO Engagement<br />Large Strategic Grants<br />Optimize Service Delivery<br />NGO Connection Days<br />NGO IT Network Partners: <br />CTX, MAR Partners, NICVA etc<br />Strengthening NGOs through IT<br />Access Stable & Secure Technology<br />NGO Connection<br />Software Donations<br />IT Skills Curriculum<br />Hardware Access<br />
  7. 7. Community Technology Programs<br />Community Technology Programs<br />Global IT skills training program<br />Focus on employability and workforce development<br />1,000 NGO partners WW supporting 40,000 Community Technology Centers<br />Over 120 million people reached in more than 100 countries since 2003<br />
  8. 8. Community Technology Programs<br />Community Technology Programs<br /><ul><li>A wide range of instruction, from computer basics to high-level programming and architectureDigital Literacy free to all – 37 IT Academies in Northern IrelandRecently made available in Gaelic</li></ul>More details on<br />
  9. 9. Community Technology Programs<br />Community Technology Programs<br />FIT – Fast Tract to IT<br />Serving the people of Northern Ireland<br />
  10. 10. Microsoft Programmes available for NGO’s<br />We would encourage you to have a look at our Microsoft Ireland Community Affairs Website to see how we are involved in the community and most importantly to see what help is available for you, through a number of programs that can give access to the following:<br />ComputersSoftwareTraining<br />
  11. 11. Thank You<br />