This is an original blog post on Feb. 18, 2013 by Ariel Gilbert-Knight, Technology Analyst for TechSoup Global.
It can be hard trying to get people in your network and community to donate or get involved in fundraising activities. This is especially true if you only reach out to them when you need something from them.
There are three obvious and often forgotten tricks to having a successful fundraising event.
Organizing your office network? Individual computers provide opportunities for tremendous productivity gains, but they become many times more powerful when they're connected to one another in data networks that give them the ability to share data and processing resources.
One of the advantages of Windows 8 is the inclusion of free security software. In addition to offering protection against spyware, malware, and viruses, Windows Defender software is built into Windows 8 and doesn't require a separate installation.
Technology is transforming our world and impacts everyone, including nonprofits. According to Business Insider, smartphone sales surpassed personal computer sales last year. Mobile devices can do everything; from research, getting directions, receiving communications, to shopping online.
Windows 8 is such a big change to Microsoft's operating systems (OS), we thought it might be useful to have a look at their plans for the types of devices that will use it and also their longer-range plans.
What’s New in Windows 8?
Faster: Across the board, Windows 8 is faster than Windows 7 and Windows XP in boot time, file compression, and even opening tabs in web browsers.
This is an original blog post on Oct. 30, 2012 by Jim Lynch, Director of Green Tech at TechSoup Global
I've been following the IT press as it's been covering the much-publicized Windows 8 launch over the last few months. Having a passion for keeping IT equipment alive and well as long as possible, I've been following the sub-debate on whether or not Windows 8 is suitable for older PCs.
Windows 8 has a brand-new look and feel, so make sure it is right for your organization-