Phambano Technology Development Centre NPC Celebrates GivingTuesday, joining millions around the world participating in the global generosity movement on November 30, 2021
In the wild ride that was 2020, most of us nonprofit staff moved out of the office and into our living rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms in a master class in “making it work!” And as we figured out not only how to manage our organizations remotely, but also how to deliver our programs and fundraise from the couch, we acquired technology to help us. And boy, did we acquire technology — hardware, software, implementation services — whatever it took to work remotely, collaborate with our colleagues, and engage with our constituents.
Phishing emails are a type of spam that “fishes” for sensitive information from individuals or entire organisations. These messages often mine for financial information and other critical data such as medical records and trade secrets. Criminals use a variety of phishing techniques, but the goal is always the same — to get a person to give up private information for malicious purposes.
One common thread throughout successful storytelling by nonprofits, NGOs, community service organizations, libraries, and schools is the incorporation of data. All of your stories do not need to include great and amazing numbers and metrics at every turn, but where you can plug in your impact, you can stand out. This is data-driven storytelling.
The cloud-first world we live in today has allowed for levels of collaboration, security, mobility, and productivity never thought possible. But with more solutions at our disposal, we are also challenged to use these tools effectively. And this can be a daunting task to nonprofits primarily focused on their missions.
Most likely, the reason your boss, board of directors, and other key stakeholders haven’t considered cloud computing is because they don’t have the right information. If they see the benefits, they may be more motivated to make the necessary changes.
As a nonprofit where communications accessibility is the core of their mission, Ability Central regularly hosts meetings with participants who have sight or hearing loss, have sensory processing issues, or have difficulties speaking. Their board chairperson communicates by typing on an iPad with his toes. Moving meetings online after COVID hit presented challenges. However, with a few adaptations, their online meetings now go smoothly, and everyone participates fully. Below are their top tips and resources.
For the past year, parents and guardians have had to rapidly change meetings from boardrooms and offices to their homes, with kids and pets running around while trying to concentrate on what is happening on a screen! It has become a new way of life having to juggle the distractions around us and at the same time conduct ourselves appropriately during a Zoom call.
Slack is a digital web and mobile communication application that your nonprofit organisation can use to send direct messages, send files, make calls, and communicate in organized team channels.
The word Deepfakes is a combination of the two terms “deep learning” and “fake”. Deep learning refers to arrangements of algorithms that can learn and make intelligent decisions on their own – a form of AI (Artificial Intelligence). Simply explained, Deepfakes are falsified videos made by means of deep learning. The great danger here is …