Social tools in the cloud


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Social Tools in the Cloud presentation given by @iictpete and @watfordgap at the 2010 Euro NFPTech Conference - 29th September 2010

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Social tools in the cloud

  1. 1. Social Tools in the Cloud Paul Webster @watfordgap Pete Read @iictpete
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Organising meetings and events </li></ul><ul><li>Training and support </li></ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul>The key objective of this session is to share those useful products we stumble across in our daily lives supporting the many diverse and interesting needs of the sector
  3. 3. Abraham Maslow once said…. <ul><li>If the only tool you have is a hammer </li></ul><ul><li>Then every problem becomes a nail </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Facebook – now 23 million accounts in UK </li></ul><ul><li>Steady growth in access to social networks by Smartphone – replace desktop by 2015 </li></ul><ul><li>Social web = 23% of time spent on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Conversational web – Read, Comment, Share – build collaborative works </li></ul>Social Tools – web background
  5. 6. <ul><li>Less than 25% of groups using cloud web tools / social networks (Red Foundation 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Skills, Confidence, Knowledge, Access </li></ul><ul><li>But 47% of organisations interested to learn benefits of web based networking (NAVCA 2010) </li></ul>Voluntary Sector ready?
  6. 7. Organising meetings and events <ul><li>EventBrite </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage events easily, sell tickets, feedback etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Doodle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Herding cats? This may be the answer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Others? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What other tools do you use </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Training and support <ul><li>Jing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Screencasts and screenshots </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ipadio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Record and broadcast voice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gotomeeting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deliver on line learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Others? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What other tools do you use </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Communication <ul><li>Skype, ooVoo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VOIP – share screen – audio conference </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ipadio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio broadcast </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DimDim, GotoMeeting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online meeting tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Over to you </li></ul>
  9. 10. Sharing <ul><li>Twitter / Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Dropbox </li></ul><ul><ul><li>File sharing and storage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scribd, Issuu, Slideshare, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publishing and sharing documents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google docs/ calendar etc. </li></ul><ul><li>What tools do you use? </li></ul>
  10. 11. Management <ul><li>Huddle, Tom’s planner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project management software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FreeMind </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mindmapping tool </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other goodies </li></ul>
  11. 13. Social Tools in the Cloud Paul Webster @watfordgap Pete Read @iictpete Thank You