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How The Not For Profit Technology Landscape is Changing

by John Lane - Dec 23, 2019

Decreased not for profit sector funding and engagement has brought forth an industry-wide tech revolution. 

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TAGS: cloud, how to, tips, NFP, data

Risk Management in Nonprofit Organisations

by John Lane - Dec 16, 2019

 

The benefits of modern IT are commonly spruiked. Less often discussed. However, are the potential risks. As important as maintaining current infrastructure and adopting modern technology, identifying these risks and planning for a worst-case scenario is the key to risk management in nonprofit organisations.

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TAGS: risk, how to, tips, NFP, Risk Management

Podcasts You Need To Listen To

by Lachie Dixon - Sep 12, 2019

Podcasts are now more popular than ever. Much of their rise in popularity can be attributed to increased accessibility and convenience. Value and knowledge can be taken away whilst washing the dishes or commuting to work. While radio and TV are seeing a decline in viewers and listeners, the on-demand nature of podcasts appeals to our busy lives. There are hundreds of daily and weekly podcasts covering a range of topics from business, economics and even cybersecurity.

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4 ways You Can Achieve Successful ROI for Your NFP

by Lachie Dixon - Jun 13, 2019

When you operate a not-for-profit, every dollar counts. In order to raise awareness for your cause, attract ongoing support, and generate results for the community, smart financial management is extremely important. For this reason, many NFPs are turning to technology to generate efficiencies and save money in all kinds of areas.

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TAGS: cloud, managed service provider, how to, tips

The Benefits Of Outsourcing IT for Nonprofits

by Lachie Dixon - May 27, 2019

Successfully running a charity, not-for-profit (NFP) or health/community organisation is no easy feat. Budgets are lean, yet you need to run highly effective marketing campaigns, and your sources of funding are ever fluctuating. The last thing you want to worry about is your IT.

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TAGS: managed service provider, outsourced, how to, tips, NFP

Creating a Strategic ICT Plan for Your NFP Organisation

by Lachie Dixon - May 22, 2019

 As the not-for-profit sector becomes increasingly competitive, you need to find ways to do more with the tools and resources you already have. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) plays a vital role in enabling you to identify efficiencies, reach potential supporters in the most cost effective way, secure more support, and raise awareness for your cause.

 

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TAGS: strategy, how to, tips, NFP

How To Set Up a Mobile Office

by Lachie Dixon - May 7, 2019

In today’s modern world there is a lot more to think about when planning how to set up a mobile office than just having a laptop, mobile phone and being able to “VPN in”. As we enter an age of mobility, it is important to have a strong grasp on what is required to be able to work on the road while maintaining productivity, security and reliability.


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TAGS: how to, tips, business, tools, communications, mobility

How NFPs can maximise utility of their Office 365 Nonprofit E1 Plan

by Lachie Dixon - May 6, 2019

 Microsoft’s Office 365 Nonprofit E1 Plan is perfect for organisations in the nonprofit, health and community sectors. Office 365 encourages nonprofit members to become digital nomads as staff can work remotely and are still able to collaborate with their team members back in the office.

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Simplifying Your Complex IT For Improved Employee Experience

by Lachie Dixon - Apr 30, 2019

Businesses are constantly competing for an advantage over one another and technology is one of the foremost ways to ensure you have leverage over your competitors. Multiple systems are implemented to improve our lives, but with so many products and services available, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the amount of technology at your disposal and also what is applicable for what scenarios.

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TAGS: it strategy, IT systems, employee satisfaction, employees, workstations, digital workplaces, modern workplace, management, strategy, how to, tips, business

8 Microsoft Teams tips and tricks

by Lachie Dixon - Apr 15, 2019

Imagine the simplicity of Skype connecting you to anyone, anywhere together with Facebook’s features that brings the farthest friend closer with one tap, all these accessible in one single application. Imagine the convenient Skype and the engaging Facebook working together in perfect harmony with one useful application.

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TAGS: modern workplace, how to, tips, Microsoft 365, business