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Unleashing Technology to Advance Social and Economic Development

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Microsoft NGO Connection Day - A Nonprofit Summit hosted a day-long event on April 21st in Washington, DC. Topics focused on organizational challenges facing NGOs (nonprofit organizations) and Assocations. This presentation was given by the Director of Microsoft Community Affairs, Andrea Taylor.

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Unleashing Technology to Advance Social and Economic Development

  1. 2. Visayan Forum Foundation
  2. 4. The Vision: The magic of software with the power of the internet across a range of devices.
  3. 9. TEXT "HAITI" to 90999
  4. 11. Access Stable & Secure IT Transform through Innovative IT Economic & social development opportunities IT Demonstrations (KEXP, Nature Conservancy); NGO IT challenges; NetHope Optimize Service Delivery IT services, support and training 50 NGO Connection Days; Strategic NGO CIO engagement; NPower Software, tools, and know-how Software + Services; NGO Connection Website; TechSoup Unleashing technology to advance social and economic development <ul><li>Success: </li></ul><ul><li>Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Reach </li></ul><ul><li>Thought leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged NGO IT communities </li></ul>
  5. 14. Learn more at: https://offers.crmchoice.com/nonprofit/
  6. 15. Multiple Monitors, Multiple Mice & Keyboards connected to One PC Learn more: www.microsoft.com/multipointserver One Monitor, Multiple Mice connected to One PC
  7. 17. Ensure developers are encouraged to create for social change
  8. 18. Ensure access to relevant services, training & support
  9. 21. BE A RISK-TAKER. BE RELEVANT. BE INNOVATIVE. BE VISIBLE. BE TRANSPARENT. BE COLLABORATIVE. BE GEEKY. BE A CHANGER. The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010, didn’t exist in 2004 . We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t exist , using technologies that haven’t been invented , in order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet. The U.S. Dept of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10-14 jobs by the age of 38 . If MySpace were a country , it would be the 5th largest in the world. We are living in exponential times. It is estimated that a week’s worth of the New York Times contains more information than a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18 th century . The amount of new technical information is doubling every 2 years . By 2010 it’s expected to double every 72 hours . Predictions are that by 2049, a $1000 computer will exceed the computational capabilities of the entire human species . Many of today’s college majors didn’t exist 10 years ago . More than 50% of U.S. 21 year olds have created content on the web. More than 70% of 4 year olds have used a computer.

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