What is Communities 2.0?<br />We help community groups, voluntary organisations and social enterprises benefit from technology<br />Funded through Welsh Government and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)<br />Here until April 2015<br />Work in target areas<br />
Issues for Our Sector<br />REDUCE COSTS AT ALL COST!<br />£83bn cuts in Public Spending<br />'Big Society' increasing expectation and role for voluntary & community action<br />'Make do & mend' culture<br />Government & other providers moving services online, e.g. Student Loans, Universal Benefits, Charity Commission, Big Lottery<br />More efficient to digitise services<br />
So...we need to think<br />Digital <br /> By <br /> Default<br />
What is Digital Inclusion?<br />Getting people online<br />750,000 non-liners in Wales<br />Over 60% are Older People<br />Majority of the rest are:<br />In Social Housing<br />Unemployed <br />Low waged<br />Disabled people<br />
Why Digitally Include?<br /><ul><li>Being online is fundamental to being an active citizen, consumer, employee, friend...
Webex - Simpler Access-style database from £8 - £10pppm</li></ul>“We can reach more people and complete more work in a shorter time, which is exactly what we need” <br />Lisa Johnson, Information Services Manager, Barnardo’s<br /><ul><li>Aims - simpler & designed for Third Sector for £750
MailChimp - Online email management </li></li></ul><li>Managing Information – Think About…<br /><ul><li>How does your organisation use information?
What support will you need?</li></li></ul><li>Day 2 – Technology Seminar Option<br />Social MediaDeveloping a plan, which tools, why and how <br />Online CommunicationsMake your online presence work for you<br />Improve Your Web PresenceMake your online presence work for you<br />Using Google AppsMove your office onlineand collaborate<br />Online DatabasesEffectively manage your business information online<br />