Green Tech Tips From Microsoft For Small Organizations


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  • Green Tech Tips From Microsoft For Small Organizations

    1. 1. Green Tech Tips from Microsoft for Small Organizations <ul><ul><li>Audio is only available by calling this number: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference Call: 866-740-1260; Access Code: 6339392 </li></ul></ul>Sponsored by
    2. 2. Using ReadyTalk <ul><li>Chat & raise hand </li></ul><ul><li>Mute = *6, Unmute = *7 </li></ul><ul><li>If you lose your internet connection, reconnect using the link emailed to you. </li></ul><ul><li>If you lose your phone connection, re-dial the phone number and re-join. </li></ul><ul><li>ReadyTalk support: 800-843-9166 </li></ul>
    3. 3. You are being recorded… <ul><li>This seminar will be available on the TechSoup website along with past webinar presentations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You will receive a link to this presentation, material and links. </li></ul><ul><li>After the webinar, you can ask follow-up questions in the Emerging Technologies Forum in the TechSoup community: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> ykkm9vd </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Green Tech Tips from Microsoft for Small Organizations Sponsored by Francois Ajenstat [email_address] Microsoft Corporation Steve Lippman [email_address] Microsoft Corporation
    5. 5. Today’s Speakers Answering chat questions: Jim Lynch, Becky Wiegand & Kami Griffiths (TechSoup) Anna Jaeger TechSoup Francois Ajenstat Microsoft Steve Lippman Microsoft
    6. 6. Why Explore Green IT? <ul><li>Cost savings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Save about $50 per desktop PC thru power management (NRDC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other saving opportunities (paper, travel) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Impacts aren’t just from big business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roughly 98 percent of companies around the world have under 100 employees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average employee of a small org. uses 10,000 sheets of paper annually </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consistent with social mission </li></ul>
    7. 7. Reduce IT Energy and Resource Use <ul><li>Buy refurbished computers and plan for recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Notebooks over desktops </li></ul><ul><li>Procurement standards (EPEAT, Energy Star 5.0, Climate Savers Computing Initiative) </li></ul><ul><li>Power management tools: Windows 7, Edison </li></ul><ul><li>Power strips to cut phantom loads </li></ul>
    8. 8. Windows 7 Power Management Demo
    9. 9. Edison: Free Power Management Tool for Windows XP
    10. 10. Rethink Processes <ul><li>Cut paper use with online forms, collaboration, and publications </li></ul><ul><li>Unplug the fax </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce travel/enable telework </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate servers through online services </li></ul>
    11. 11. Selected Microsoft Tools <ul><li>Leverage Windows 7 power management: >30% energy reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Promote telework, and remote meetings through Unified Communications and Windows Live </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce paper and automate processes with Microsoft Office 2007 and OneNote </li></ul><ul><li>Deploy Windows Server 2008: 10% savings on same workload </li></ul>
    12. 12. Resources <ul><li>General Resources </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Green Procurement </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Power Management Tools and Guidance </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>At Microsoft, we are committed to software and technology innovations that help people and organizations around the world improve the environment. Our goal is to reduce the impact of our operations and products, and drive responsible environmental leadership. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Microsoft’s Environmental Commitment
    14. 14. 7 Ways to Change the World contest Share your idea on how technology can help the community Video Submissions Due 11/11 7 winners, 7 new PCs with Windows 7, 7 nonprofit grants of $7,000 More information:
    15. 15. Join the Campaign <ul><li>Unpower Yourself! </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>November 2 - 20 </li></ul>
    16. 16. Questions? <ul><ul><li>Submit your questions using the chat box. </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Continue the Discussion… <ul><li>Ask follow-up questions in the Emerging Technologies Forum in the TechSoup community: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> ykkm9vd </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Get the Most Out of TechSoup <ul><li>At TechSoup, you’ll find a range of technology services to help your nonprofit: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Read helpful articles in our Learning Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Request donated software , hardware, and online services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join our community forums to learn from your colleagues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browse upcoming events and conferences </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Thank you to our Webinar Sponsor! ReadyTalk offers dedicated product demos for TechSoup organizations 4 times per week: Monday   1:00 pm Mountain Standard Time (MST) Wednesday   9:00 am MST Thursday   1:00 pm MST Friday   9:00 am MST
    20. 20. Thank you! For more information contact: Anna Jaeger,