Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Computer Weekly

You’ll have everything you need to be an amazing nonprofit communications professional. Find out How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money For Your Nonprofit with John Haydon. Nonprofit Tech for Good has released their 2018 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar.

Strategies for Securing Nonprofit Networks

Doctor Chaos

Nonprofits often think about how to attract more volunteers or achieve a greater reach with their fundraising initiatives. Nonprofits Are Vulnerable Unfortunately, though, nonprofits are at risk for cyberattacks.

Newly Nonprofit Vancouver Internet Exchange Moves Into Cologix Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

The colocation deal is part of the process of restructuring VANIX as a nonprofit member-governed Internet exchange. Read More. colocation Cologix Connectivity Peering

How nonprofits use big data to change the world

Tech Republic Big Data

Foundation Center has the world's largest database of grant and fundraising information. Learn how the organization uses big data to create apps that encourage transparency and innovation

Mark Your Calendars for the Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit!

Datacponomy

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.

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CTOvision

Analysis Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Mobile Social Media Startup News cio CISO ctovision Education Nonprofit organization By Bob Gourley. If you are an independent technologist or student with a goal of making positive contributions to the enterprise technology community or work in a non-profit organization we would love to sponsor you for free access to our subscription only research and advisory service CTOvision Pro.

How to track and report polling place problems on Election Day

Tech Republic Big Data

Election-tracking nonprofit Ushahidi will use SMS, social media, and email to connect citizens with vetted volunteers and lawyers to monitor the upcoming US election

How the National Cybersecurity Center mitigates 90% of attacks reported

Tech Republic Security

The National Cybersecurity Center helps SMBs, nonprofits, and governments fight cybercrime. Here's how your business can benefit from their tactics

Microsoft partners with OpenAI to advance AI research with Azure

Tech Republic Cloud

Nonprofit research organization OpenAI recently chose Microsoft Azure as its primary cloud platform, to further support their research and innovations in the space

The radical idea hiding inside Facebook’s digital currency proposal

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

A major goal of the Libra Association, the nonprofit Facebook has created to manage the project’s development, is to use Libra to revolutionize the concept of digital identity… “An additional goal of the association is to develop and promote an open identity standard.

Final 6 Teams Announced For Wicked6 Cyber Games Las Vegas 8 Aug 2019

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Good work, and good works, at Cloud for Good

ComputerWorld IT Management

The premium Salesforce.org partner is a B corporation, which means it’s a for-profit business certified by the nonprofit B Lab as meeting certain standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. It was founded by Tal Frankfurt, who learned Salesforce when he was working as a fundraiser, trying to better manage donors, participants and volunteers at a nonprofit for at-risk youth in Israel.

Some thoughts on volunteer tech support to non-profits

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

As part of our study, 2019 State of Nonprofit Digital Giving, we secretly donated to 100 organizations across the nonprofit spectrum from humanitarian, healthcare, environment, food, animal groups, arts & culture, youth charities and more. Source: State of Nonprofit 2019: Digital Giving Study. Some interesting, though probably not unexpected, insights from the incredible humans at BigWideSky about “digital donation errors” made by non-profits.

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.

Secure HTTP connections now available for anyone

IT Manager Daily

The nonprofit certificate authority Let’s Encrypt recently unveiled a new service that would allow anyone to get free “wildcard” certificates to enable secure HTTP connections for entire domains. The nonprofit also released a new version of the Automated Certificate Management Environment protocol, which is an interface that automates verification of certificate requests and is required to get wildcard certificates.

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.

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.

Join Perficient at Pivotal SpringOne Platform 2019

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In order to do this, this year, Pivotal and participating sponsors will go swagless, and instead use budgets to donate money to four nonprofits that Pivotal has chosen. Fall is right around the corner, which means SpringOne 2019 will be here before you know it.

Author and Tech Strategist Melvin Greer Profiled by WashingtonExec

Cloud Musings

Mel also leads The Greer Institute , a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. Congratulations to my NCOIC colleague and dear friend Melvin Greer on his impressive WashingtonExec interview.

Half of banking customers now using fintech

Network World

Financial technology (fintech) products and services are picking up tremendous steam, particularly with younger, tech-savvy and affluent customers, according to the World FinTech Report 2017 (WFTR), recently released by Capgemini, LinkedIn and Efma (a global nonprofit organization composed of banks and insurance companies).

Meet ADP's 'business anthropologist,' putting human thought behind chatbots

ComputerWorld IT Management

has developed her craft over 15-plus years at a variety of organizations — a nonprofit, a telecommunications company and an e-commerce firm. Martha Bird has one of the more unusual positions in the technology space: She's a business anthropologist. Bird, who ran a family farm in New Hampshire before earning an anthropology Ph.D., Her niche is helping global brands optimize their systems to meet the needs of users across multiple markets.

ACC Foundation Releases Extensive State of Cybersecurity Report

CTOvision

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.

IDG Contributor Network: Preparing for a Salesforce implementation

ComputerWorld IT Management

I have learned that it does not matter if you are a small nonprofit or a Fortune 100 enterprise company -- one of the best investments you can make in your Salesforce implementation process is to have a clear plan. Over the past decade, I have seen more than 1,000 Salesforce implementations deployed to a wide variety of organizations.

Core Qualifications to Being Chief

A CIO's Voice

5 – BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

Fed Tech Roundup August 20

CTOvision

Federal CTO Megan Smith to Receive Nonprofit Org’s ‘Charging Buffalo’ Award Sept. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. How to Get Ahead of 2016: Ensuring Federal IT Can Adapt to Leadership Transitions - Nextgov. Homeland Security Today: Invincea Addresses Billion Dollar Malvertising Problem. OPM: CDM will offer baseline security - FCW.com.

Reset the Net Campaign

CTOvision

Fight for the Future , a nonprofit that advocates for digital rights and Internet freedom, is spearheading an anti- National Security Agency protest on June 5 th to Reset the Net. By ShannonPerry.

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Industry leaders set cloud computing security benchmarks

Cloud Musings

Both nonprofits, their individual missions and goals are synergistic: CSA: To promote best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing and provide education on the uses of cloud computing to help secure all other forms of computing. Security has long been the No.

9 biggest information security threats through 2019

Network World

To help you navigate the terrain, each year the Information Security Forum (ISF) — a nonprofit association that researches and analyzes security and risk management issues on behalf of its members — puts out its Threat Horizon report to provide members with a forward-looking view of the biggest security threats over a two-year period. The information security threat landscape is constantly evolving.

How to protect your mission-critical information

Network World

Yesterday, the nonprofit Information Security Forum (ISF) announced the availability of Protecting the Crown Jewels: How to Secure Mission-Critical Information Assets , the latest in a series of reports geared to helping organizations do just that. Given the vast and increasing volumes of data within organizations today, securing your data can seem an insurmountable task.

CIT (@CITorg) Announces New Solicitation for Commercialization Fund (pls help spread word)

CTOvision

The solicitation targets research and commercialization performed by Virginia public and private universities, nonprofit research institutions, and young companies. Since 1985, CIT, a nonprofit corporation, has been Virginia’s primary driver of innovation and entrepreneurship. By Bob Gourley CIT Announces Second of Two FY2014 Solicitations for the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) . Eligible applicants invited to apply for nearly $5M in CRCF funds.

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.

What It Means To Be A Leader — EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS

A CIO's Voice

ECQ #5 – BUILDING COALITIONS : This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

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. TransCelerate) is a clear indicator of change.

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Allison Fries

Perficient - Digital Transformation

I serve on the board of We Don’t Waste , a nonprofit that reclaims food that would otherwise be discarded. We are also working on a go-to-market strategy for the nonprofit. Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric.

The Unprofessionals

A CIO's Voice

A small nonprofit in Connecticut wanted a new Director. The last few months I have been interviewing with firms for the top IT spot. it has been difficult. I have come across several organizations with an interview process that is very unprofessional.