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Techessentials 5-2013

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For 5/22/2013 Hands On Event
Flint, MI

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Techessentials 5-2013

  1. 1. Tech EssentialsMark Shawmark@highwayt.org
  2. 2. Technology BudgetWho has one?Source: Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Study, 2010. Survey of 260nonprofit organizations.Less than 20 staff More than 20 staff42% 66%If you don’t have oneGet One!
  3. 3. Technology PlanWho has one?Source: Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Study, 2010. Survey of 260 nonprofitorganizations.31% 67%Less than 20 staff More than 20 staffIf you don’t have oneIt’s a good idea!
  4. 4. Tech Essentials1.Computer2.Network & Internet (security, backup)3.Printing and Imaging4.Voice (cell & landline)5.Basic Applications (doc’s, accounting)6.Collaboration Email Doc’s, etc..7.Databases8.Website and Storytelling9.Training
  5. 5. *with a few exceptions..
  6. 6. Computer
  7. 7. $800 - $10001-yearwarranty$800 - $13003-yearwarranty$400+1-yearwarranty$350 - $8001-yearwarrantyWhat should I spend?
  8. 8. Apple?
  9. 9. 1 2 3 4 520% Rule•Lifecycle 3-5years•20% over 5years = 100%
  10. 10. Network &Internet
  11. 11. Remote
  12. 12. www.mozy.com/non-profitBackups DO IT!!!!OnsiteCloud
  13. 13. Printing andImaging
  14. 14. 2 Ways to $Save$
  15. 15. LaserPrinter$80 - $200InkjetNO!NetworkedCopier(lease)ColorLaser$200-$500Total Cost: Hardware + Replenishables + MaintenanceCost per page – What does this include?
  16. 16. Voice
  17. 17. www.FreeConferenceCall.com
  18. 18. BasicApplications
  19. 19. ${#}
  20. 20. Nonprofit Software Help
  21. 21. Financials
  22. 22. Virus Protectionhttp://www.microsoft.com/Security
  23. 23. CollaborationEmail, Doc’setc..
  24. 24. www.google.com/nonprofits/
  25. 25. www.MeetingWizard.com
  26. 26. gotomeeting.com fuzemeeting.com
  27. 27. Databases
  28. 28. 60%Source: Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Study, 2010. Survey of 260nonprofit organizations.22% 32%FinancialsDonorManagementVolunteersClients37%
  29. 29. List functional requirements (3 meetings, 1 hour each)Identify options (up to 4 hours per participant)Discuss alternatives; narrow list of options (2 meetings)Get product detailsVendor demosCalls to real usersUser visitsDecision
  30. 30. 1 2 3 4 5
  31. 31. www.salesforcefoundation.org
  32. 32. www.WildApricot.com
  33. 33. http://www.verticalresponse.com/non-profits/Email Marketing
  34. 34. www.ConstantContact.comContact Management
  35. 35. Create an Event – Find an Eventhttp://www.eventbrite.com/npo
  36. 36. Website &Storytelling Tools
  37. 37. Domain Hostinghttp://www.dreamhost.com/hosting-nonprofit.html
  38. 38. Donate Now Buttonhttps://www.paypal.com/nonprofits
  39. 39. www.wordpress.comExpress yourself..start a blog
  40. 40. Video Linkshttp://www.youtube.com
  41. 41. Web Bookmarkinghttp://www.diigo.com
  42. 42. Web Bookmarkinghttp://www.delicious.com
  43. 43. Training andSupport
  44. 44. Office.Microsoft.comFree training and demos for Office and More!55
  45. 45. http://www.techsoup.org/learningcenter/
  46. 46. Traditional In-Class & Online
  47. 47. Tech EssentialsMark Shawmark@highwayt.org

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