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2/5/2013: Streamlining Nonprofit Organizations: It’s All About the Cloud
February 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm| FREE
You may have heard people talk about the latest advance in technology: “the cloud.” In this webinar, participants will learn what cloud computing is, how it’s changing our work, and how nonprofit organizations can take advantage of cloud-based services (e.g. Salesforce, Google Docs, Dropbox) to enhance their operations in all parts of their organizations to become more efficient with their limited resources and time.
Participants will see real-life case studies of nonprofit organizations that are using these tools every day. We will offer a survey of cloud-based tools that organizations can use within their own organizations in the areas of cross-organizational management, program management, human resources, marketing and fundraising.
At the end of the webinar, participants will leave with a list of tools and resources for further exploration, and with specific strategies about how to incorporate these tools into their day-to-day work.
- List of cloud-based tools for further investigation
- Strategies to implement those tools
- Resources for additional assistance
Marc Baizman has been involved with nonprofits and technology for the past ten years. He was the co-chair for the Young Nonprofit Professional’s Network – Boston chapter from 2010-2011 and the founder of the Boston Nonprofit Salesforce User Group in 2008. Up until the end of 2009, Marc was Technology Director at Root Cause, a nonprofit in Cambridge, MA that helps social innovators and educates social impact investors. As the first and only technology staff person, he was responsible for all things tech, from debugging network cables to disaster recovery planning. Before joining Root Cause, Marc was working at NPower as a Senior Project Manager in Consulting Services, specializing in helping nonprofits customize Salesforce.com and building Drupal-based websites. Marc has an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a TESOL Certificate from Columbia Teacher’s College in New York City. He lives in Boston with his wonderful wife, Rachel, and their terrific cat, Hadley.
My Computer Guy was formed in 2009 when the economic downturn hit Marc’s nonprofit organization, and he couldn’t remain a full-time staff person. He already had a number of relationships with nonprofits in the greater New York and New England regions, and decided to switch to full-time consulting, specializing in cloud-based technologies like Google Apps, Salesforce.com, Box.com, and others. Since 2010, My Computer Guy has helped 28 different nonprofit organizations with their technology systems.