Mark Your Calendars for the Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit!

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The Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit, April 18-20, Washington, DC is an immersive event where nonprofit and association leaders discuss concepts and ideas for advancing their missions through their people. Interact with high-quality leaders from the nonprofit sector.

Angry about Oracle licensing? The cloud lets you change the game

David Linthicum

So says the Campaign for Clear Licensing , a Belgian nonprofit advocacy group that conducted a survey showing that enterprises consider their relationship with Oracle to be " hostile." Can enterprises trust Oracle to avoid vendor lock-in for its cloud offerings? Fears that it will lock in and abuse customers via burdensome licensing arrangements, as it is often accused of doing for its enterprise software, could lock Oracle out of the growing cloud computing market.

Government 'box huggers' avoid the cloud for a reason

David Linthicum

The Cloud Computing Caucus Advisory Group -- a nonprofit that has two U.S. Congressmen as co-chairs -- has released its first report, " Don't Be a Box Hugger ," which assesses the state of cloud computing in the federal government. The report is not unbiased. It was underwritten by Amazon Web Services, Booz Allen Hamilton, Dell, MeriTalk, and Microsoft, so the sponsors have dogs in this hunt. And that bias affects the findings.

Burning Man's tech director brings full-scale IT to Black Rock City

ComputerWorld IT Management

Additionally, she oversees the Burning Man nonprofit organization's year-round IT needs, where a team of more than 20 full-time staffers and contractors support the group's community- and art-focused efforts around the globe. Most IT executives inherit an existing technology environment; Heather Gallagher gets to build her own every year.

ACC Foundation Releases Extensive State of Cybersecurity Report

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Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. PPL forms program for nonprofit groups (republicanherald.com). Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit (entrepreneur.com). Katie Kennedy.

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Upcoming Blog Series On TransCelerate Shared Investigator Platform (SIP)

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In an industry that has historically been siloed and secretive, the nonprofit collaboration known as TransCelerate BioPharma, Inc. To that end, the group has created something called the Shared Investigator Platform (SIP), designed to serve as a single, cloud-based, digital interface for all clinical investigators conducting research for any of the TransCelerate member companies.

What It Means To Be A Leader — EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS

A CIO's Voice

Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.

Which Government, Non-Profit and NGO Have Big Data/CDH Lessons Learned To Share?

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Driving significant, steady innovations within the Apache Hadoop community through active participation and contributions to ecosystem projects, online forums, and/or user groups. GOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT, & NGO. By Bob Gourley.

CDH Users: If you have done impactful things with data please share how what and why

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Driving significant, steady innovations within the Apache Hadoop community through active participation and contributions to ecosystem projects, online forums, and/or user groups. GOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT, & NGO. By Bob Gourley.

Foundation 2.0: Are Networks the Future of Philanthropy?

Trends in the Living Networks

Foundations have it, and nonprofits need it. So the foundations give it to the nonprofits in the form of a grant. When I talk to friends and colleagues in the nonprofit sector, what I hear again and again is a desire for knowledge. There are a lot of reasons why nonprofit executives are hungry for knowledge. Nonprofit practitioners benefit enormously when they connect with other nonprofit practitioners doing the same type of work.

Phishing test results in a barely-passing grade for users

Network World

The global nonprofit Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) recorded more unique phishing campaigns in the first quarter of 2016 than in any other three-month span since it began tracking data more than a decade ago, and the U.S. Perhaps hundreds of emails cross your screen every day. The day can drag on and in the monotony of your daily routine, you just keep clicking on links without a care in the world.

MACH37 Cyber Accelerator (@MACH37Cyber) Launches 17 New Cyber Security Startups

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Following the completion of each of the 90-day sessions, MACH37 hosts a Demo Day where participating companies pitch to audiences of accredited investors from top-tier venture capital firms, leading edge technology companies and angel groups from the Washington, D.C. Since 1985, CIT, a nonprofit corporation, has been Virginia’s primary driver of innovation and entrepreneurship. By Bob Gourley.

Why IT Leads the Pack in Corporate Social Responsibility

Geneva Technical Services

Nonprofits like i.c.stars nudge talented potential in the right direction. Beyond that, companies get the benefit of boosting their recognition in underrepresented groups, influencing where those candidates turn when they seek out employment. The idea that businesses have a responsibility beyond investors, bottom lines, and customers’ needs is no new concept. What is different about today’s tech industry is the constant feed of data at their disposal.

NJVC® Introduces Cloudcuity? AppDeployer to Create and Sell

Cloud Musings

government and commercial and academic organizations to build apps for a wide variety of functions, including catalog management, nonprofit management, team management and collaboration and long-term care logistics. Connect via: CLOUD COMPUTING WORKING GROUP. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Pages. Cloud Musings on Forbes.

The Final DATA Act: Here’s What It Means, Here’s What It’ll Do

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We expect President Obama will join a unanimous Congress, the Government Accountability Office , the tech industry , all of the major nonprofit transparency advocacy groups and open data advocates from across the spectrum — and sign the DATA Act. By HudsonHollister. Editor’s note: Hudson Hollister is the executive director of the data transparency coalition. His insightful update below covers issues of interests to technologists in and out of government. -bg.

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SMU Continues To Innovate In Cyber Security Innovation: Launches new institute and innovation gym

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The gym has been home to a variety of immersion design experiences (IDEs) and competitions, including: A group of Lyle students worked with nonprofit design group bcWORKSHOP to design and prototype a sensor network to gather data about noise, light and other factors impacting safety and quality of life in Dallas’ Dolphin Heights neighborhood.

BYOD required for retention? Bollocks!!! - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

If you want to drive higher employee retention no matter whether they are millennials or any other group, learn to leave the legacy thinking behind and build a strategy that enables your employees to work anytime, anywhere with the information they need to get their job done. Nonprofit HR. About. Standard Disclaimer. A Screw's Loose. BYOD required for retention? Bollocks!!! by Brian Katz on May 30, 2012 · 6 comments.