Andy Wolber [email_address] Tech Essentials
NPower’s Mission <ul><li>To  inspire  and  empower  nonprofits to use technology to better serve their communities. </li><...
 
 
 
http://nptechguide.pbwiki.com/
www.slideshare.net/NPowerMichigan/
<ul><li>name </li></ul><ul><li>org/job </li></ul><ul><li>what you hope to learn today </li></ul>It’s all about  you …
Technology & Today’s Nonprofit
“ IT accounts, on average, for nearly  7%   of a company's operating expenses.” Source: “More Bang for the IT Buck,” McKin...
68%  of nonprofits do not track technology spending. Source: Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Study, 2006.
88%  of nonprofits spend less than 4% of their budget on technology. Source: Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Study, ...
Technology adoption identification correlates with spending Source: NTEN 2006 Nonprofit IT Staffing Survey Report.
By Joni Podolsky By Sue Bennett Edited By  Holly Ross Katrin Verclas Alison Levine
www.delicious.com/NPowerMichigan/
<ul><li>WINDOWSKEY-L </li></ul><ul><li>WINDOWSKEY-D </li></ul><ul><li>ALT-TAB </li></ul>
<ul><li><B> </li></ul><ul><li><W> </li></ul><ul><li><A> </li></ul>
www.MeetingWizard.com
Technology  Essentials
TECH ESSENTIALS $4,420+
TECH ESSENTIALS: Purchasing Guide 1. Computer $1,000. 2. Software 80. 3. Printer 500. 4. Backup 400. 5. DSL 500. 6. Wirele...
1. Computer: $1,000 www.dell.com  ($1,178): Optiplex 330 MiniTower,
Computer <ul><li>Operating System: XP Professional or Vista Business </li></ul><ul><li>Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD ...
reviews.cnet.com
<ul><li>“ The average time before a buyer replaces a PC... [is] 41 months for business desktops and almost five years for ...
Desktops vs. Notebooks $1,000-$1,500 1-year warranty 5-year life $1,200-$2,000 3-year warranty 3-year life
…  and “Netbooks” $400-$800 < 3 pounds Slower processors 9-10 in. screens XP or Linux
 
Minimize Upgrades 1 2 3 4 5 10-20% of  original cost
2. Software: $80 www.techsoup.org : Office ($20), Internet Security ($15), Accounting ($45)
www.techsoup.org/stock/
www.xobni.com
 
Buy or Rent Software?
 
 
www.salesforcefoundation.org/product
 
<ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Tasks </li></ul>
 
www.sherweb.com
www.google.com/nonprofits/
www.zoho.com
www.MyCommittee.com
Financials Donor Management Programs 1. Consolidate 2. Connect (Not necessarily two-way, real time) or
www.idealware.org
www.Telosa.com
Estimating Costs Source:  www.aicpa.org/pubs/jofa/sep2003/johnston.htm , accessed 6/5/2006 Initial price Time to implement...
Maintenance 1 2 3 4 5
2006 Software Development Success Rates Source:  http://www.sdtimes.com/article/story-20070301-01.html  accessed on 8/9/20...
3. Printer: $500 www.cdw.com   (680844) HP LaserJet P2015dn <ul><li>Standardize </li></ul><ul><li>Networkable (n) </li></u...
Cost Per Page Laser 3-5 cents Inkjet 10-35 cents Networked copier <2 cents Color laser 7-9 cents Source:  http://www.jeffe...
4. Backup: $400 www.newegg.com  ($165 each): Iomega 500Gb 7200rpm drives
NAS Device (Synology Disk Station 207+, $340) plus 2 hard drives (Seagate  Barracuda 7200rpm, 500Gb, $130 x 2)
www.jungledisk.com
www.mozypro.com
5. DSL or Cable: $500/yr www.att.com : AT&T Yahoo High Speed Internet Pro Package (1.5Mbps down / 384kbps up, dynamic IP, ...
Mobile Broadband: $100 + $720/year www.sprint.com : According to the website, EVDO Rev. A supports “average download speed...
6. Router and Firewall: $130 <ul><li>Router: share internet connection </li></ul><ul><li>Firewall: protect your network </...
7. Domain Email and Website: $10/yr www.mynonprofit.org [email_address]
Basic Content <ul><li>Organization news </li></ul><ul><li>Program information </li></ul><ul><li>Board and staff list </li>...
http://tinyurl.com/43u83p
wiki.dreamhost.com/index.php/Non-profit_Discount
Enhanced Content <ul><li>Email lists </li></ul><ul><li>Online donations </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog  </li></ul><ul><li>Discus...
www.SiteKreator.com
Advanced Content <ul><li>Event registration </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple database integration (single view of customer) </li...
www.WildApricot.com
http://www.groundspring.org/services/dms.cfm
www.GuideStar.org / www.NetworkforGood.org
By Carrie Bickner By Kelly Goto & Emily Cotler
It’s NOT all about your site… Blog Flickr Facebook YouTube Twitter
Examples of Social Media <ul><li>Social Bookmarking  </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Feed Reading & Sharing <...
Weblogs <ul><li>Writing ordered by most recent items first </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on a defined set of topics </li></ul><u...
Common Craft’s “ RSS in Plain English ” http://www.blip.tv/file/205570/
reader.google.com
http://www.uwsem.org/bloguwsem/
 
 
If you have a website… <ul><li>You should be able to edit your website from any ___________. </li></ul><ul><li>Your websit...
8. Fax: $100 www.cdw.com   (739718) HP Fax 1040
www.RapidFax.com
drop.io/fax
drop.io/voice
9. Training: $200 per person per class www.nhgreatlakes.com
Office.Microsoft.com/help
10. Smartphone: $300 + $1,200/yr
Why? <ul><li>Email anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Faster scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Task management (“to dos”) </li></ul><ul...
www.Scanr.com
www.gotvmail.com
www.MobileActive.org
2.9 million
TECH ESSENTIALS: Purchasing Guide www.npowermichigan.org/resources/ 1. Computer $1,000. 2. Software 80. 3. Printer 500. 4....
TECH ESSENTIALS: Purchasing Guide 1. Computer Per person (5 years) 2. Software Per person (upgrades vary) 3. Printer Per t...
One more tool…
www.google.com
www.google.com/advanced_search
<ul><li>http://linkbun.ch/5rz3   </li></ul>
<ul><li>Text </li></ul><ul><li>“ npowermi” to </li></ul><ul><li>41411 </li></ul><ul><li>( www.textmarks.com ) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Andy Wolber </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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    1. 2. Andy Wolber [email_address] Tech Essentials
    2. 3. NPower’s Mission <ul><li>To inspire and empower nonprofits to use technology to better serve their communities. </li></ul>
    3. 7. http://nptechguide.pbwiki.com/
    4. 8. www.slideshare.net/NPowerMichigan/
    5. 9. <ul><li>name </li></ul><ul><li>org/job </li></ul><ul><li>what you hope to learn today </li></ul>It’s all about you …
    6. 10. Technology & Today’s Nonprofit
    7. 11. “ IT accounts, on average, for nearly 7% of a company's operating expenses.” Source: “More Bang for the IT Buck,” McKinsey Quarterly, 2003 Number 2.
    8. 12. 68% of nonprofits do not track technology spending. Source: Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Study, 2006.
    9. 13. 88% of nonprofits spend less than 4% of their budget on technology. Source: Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Study, 2006.
    10. 14. Technology adoption identification correlates with spending Source: NTEN 2006 Nonprofit IT Staffing Survey Report.
    11. 15. By Joni Podolsky By Sue Bennett Edited By Holly Ross Katrin Verclas Alison Levine
    12. 16. www.delicious.com/NPowerMichigan/
    13. 17. <ul><li>WINDOWSKEY-L </li></ul><ul><li>WINDOWSKEY-D </li></ul><ul><li>ALT-TAB </li></ul>
    14. 18. <ul><li><B> </li></ul><ul><li><W> </li></ul><ul><li><A> </li></ul>
    15. 19. www.MeetingWizard.com
    16. 20. Technology Essentials
    17. 21. TECH ESSENTIALS $4,420+
    18. 22. TECH ESSENTIALS: Purchasing Guide 1. Computer $1,000. 2. Software 80. 3. Printer 500. 4. Backup 400. 5. DSL 500. 6. Wireless router, firewall and print server 130. 7. Domain email and website 10. 8. Fax 100. 9. Training 200. 10. Smartphone $1,500. $4,420.
    19. 23. 1. Computer: $1,000 www.dell.com ($1,178): Optiplex 330 MiniTower,
    20. 24. Computer <ul><li>Operating System: XP Professional or Vista Business </li></ul><ul><li>Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 x2 </li></ul><ul><li>Hard Drive: 160 GB to 320 GB (7200 rpm vs. 5400 rpm) </li></ul><ul><li>Memory (RAM): 1 GB minimum </li></ul><ul><li>Optical Drive: CD-RW/DVD drive (DVD+/-RW is best) </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor: 17” LCD </li></ul><ul><li>Warranty: 1 year+ </li></ul><ul><li>Surge Protector </li></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth? Wifi? </li></ul>
    21. 25. reviews.cnet.com
    22. 26. <ul><li>“ The average time before a buyer replaces a PC... [is] 41 months for business desktops and almost five years for consumer machines.” </li></ul><ul><li>October 28, 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Fortune Magazine </li></ul>
    23. 27. Desktops vs. Notebooks $1,000-$1,500 1-year warranty 5-year life $1,200-$2,000 3-year warranty 3-year life
    24. 28. … and “Netbooks” $400-$800 < 3 pounds Slower processors 9-10 in. screens XP or Linux
    25. 30. Minimize Upgrades 1 2 3 4 5 10-20% of original cost
    26. 31. 2. Software: $80 www.techsoup.org : Office ($20), Internet Security ($15), Accounting ($45)
    27. 32. www.techsoup.org/stock/
    28. 33. www.xobni.com
    29. 35. Buy or Rent Software?
    30. 38. www.salesforcefoundation.org/product
    31. 40. <ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Tasks </li></ul>
    32. 42. www.sherweb.com
    33. 43. www.google.com/nonprofits/
    34. 44. www.zoho.com
    35. 45. www.MyCommittee.com
    36. 46. Financials Donor Management Programs 1. Consolidate 2. Connect (Not necessarily two-way, real time) or
    37. 47. www.idealware.org
    38. 48. www.Telosa.com
    39. 49. Estimating Costs Source: www.aicpa.org/pubs/jofa/sep2003/johnston.htm , accessed 6/5/2006 Initial price Time to implement Cost of implementation Entry level $100 - $2.5k Up to 2 months 5 times initial price Small / medium business $5k - $40k Up to 6 months 1 times the initial price Small / medium enterprise $10k - $250k Up to 18 months 2 times the initial price tag Enterprise resource planning $250k - $50 million Up to 36 months 1-5 times the initial price tag
    40. 50. Maintenance 1 2 3 4 5
    41. 51. 2006 Software Development Success Rates Source: http://www.sdtimes.com/article/story-20070301-01.html accessed on 8/9/2007.
    42. 52. 3. Printer: $500 www.cdw.com (680844) HP LaserJet P2015dn <ul><li>Standardize </li></ul><ul><li>Networkable (n) </li></ul><ul><li>Duplex (d) </li></ul><ul><li>ppm </li></ul><ul><li>Laser vs. Inkjet </li></ul>
    43. 53. Cost Per Page Laser 3-5 cents Inkjet 10-35 cents Networked copier <2 cents Color laser 7-9 cents Source: http://www.jeffersondavis.k12.ms.us/Departments/InformationTechnology/FAQs/tabid/72/Default.aspx accessed on 8/9/2007.
    44. 54. 4. Backup: $400 www.newegg.com ($165 each): Iomega 500Gb 7200rpm drives
    45. 55. NAS Device (Synology Disk Station 207+, $340) plus 2 hard drives (Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm, 500Gb, $130 x 2)
    46. 56. www.jungledisk.com
    47. 57. www.mozypro.com
    48. 58. 5. DSL or Cable: $500/yr www.att.com : AT&T Yahoo High Speed Internet Pro Package (1.5Mbps down / 384kbps up, dynamic IP, 1 year)
    49. 59. Mobile Broadband: $100 + $720/year www.sprint.com : According to the website, EVDO Rev. A supports “average download speeds of 450 – 800 kbps: and average upload speeds of 300 – 400 kbps.”
    50. 60. 6. Router and Firewall: $130 <ul><li>Router: share internet connection </li></ul><ul><li>Firewall: protect your network </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless security: WPA2 (WEP not secure) </li></ul><ul><li>802.11n support </li></ul>NetGear, RangeMax Dual-Band Wireless-N Router with 4-Port Ethernet Switch: $130
    51. 61. 7. Domain Email and Website: $10/yr www.mynonprofit.org [email_address]
    52. 62. Basic Content <ul><li>Organization news </li></ul><ul><li>Program information </li></ul><ul><li>Board and staff list </li></ul><ul><li>Donor list </li></ul><ul><li>990 </li></ul><ul><li>Contact us </li></ul><ul><li>Directions </li></ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul><ul><li>FAQs </li></ul><ul><li>Document publishing </li></ul>
    53. 63. http://tinyurl.com/43u83p
    54. 64. wiki.dreamhost.com/index.php/Non-profit_Discount
    55. 65. Enhanced Content <ul><li>Email lists </li></ul><ul><li>Online donations </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion forums </li></ul><ul><li>Event calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Compliance with web standards / accessibility </li></ul>
    56. 66. www.SiteKreator.com
    57. 67. Advanced Content <ul><li>Event registration </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple database integration (single view of customer) </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-lingual support </li></ul>
    58. 68. www.WildApricot.com
    59. 69. http://www.groundspring.org/services/dms.cfm
    60. 70. www.GuideStar.org / www.NetworkforGood.org
    61. 71. By Carrie Bickner By Kelly Goto & Emily Cotler
    62. 72. It’s NOT all about your site… Blog Flickr Facebook YouTube Twitter
    63. 73. Examples of Social Media <ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Feed Reading & Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Photosharing </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul>
    64. 74. Weblogs <ul><li>Writing ordered by most recent items first </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on a defined set of topics </li></ul><ul><li>Publish “feeds” (RSS*) so people can “subscribe” to updates </li></ul><ul><li>One or more authors </li></ul><ul><li>Basic website content management system </li></ul>* RSS 2.0 = Really simple syndication
    65. 75. Common Craft’s “ RSS in Plain English ” http://www.blip.tv/file/205570/
    66. 76. reader.google.com
    67. 77. http://www.uwsem.org/bloguwsem/
    68. 80. If you have a website… <ul><li>You should be able to edit your website from any ___________. </li></ul><ul><li>Your website should have the ability to publish an _____ “feed”. This lets people use a “feed reader” to view new content. </li></ul>
    69. 81. 8. Fax: $100 www.cdw.com (739718) HP Fax 1040
    70. 82. www.RapidFax.com
    71. 83. drop.io/fax
    72. 84. drop.io/voice
    73. 85. 9. Training: $200 per person per class www.nhgreatlakes.com
    74. 86. Office.Microsoft.com/help
    75. 87. 10. Smartphone: $300 + $1,200/yr
    76. 88. Why? <ul><li>Email anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Faster scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Task management (“to dos”) </li></ul><ul><li>Address book always available </li></ul><ul><li>Look up information / search </li></ul><ul><li>Directions </li></ul>
    77. 89. www.Scanr.com
    78. 90. www.gotvmail.com
    79. 91. www.MobileActive.org
    80. 92. 2.9 million
    81. 93. TECH ESSENTIALS: Purchasing Guide www.npowermichigan.org/resources/ 1. Computer $1,000. 2. Software 80. 3. Printer 500. 4. Backup 400. 5. DSL 500. 6. Wireless router, firewall and print server 130. 7. Domain email and website 10. 8. Fax 100. 9. Training 200. 10. Smartphone $1,500. $4,420.
    82. 94. TECH ESSENTIALS: Purchasing Guide 1. Computer Per person (5 years) 2. Software Per person (upgrades vary) 3. Printer Per ten+ users (4 years) 4. Backup drives Per office (3 years) 5. DSL Annually 6. Wireless router, firewall and print server Per office (3 years) 7. Domain email and website Annually 8. Fax Per office (4 years) 9. Training Per person, annually 10. Smartphone Per person (2 years)
    83. 95. One more tool…
    84. 96. www.google.com
    85. 97. www.google.com/advanced_search
    86. 98. <ul><li>http://linkbun.ch/5rz3 </li></ul>
    87. 99. <ul><li>Text </li></ul><ul><li>“ npowermi” to </li></ul><ul><li>41411 </li></ul><ul><li>( www.textmarks.com ) </li></ul>
    88. 100. <ul><li>Andy Wolber </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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