In this episode, we’re going to discuss technology stacking, specifically software. Stacking is a way to organize your software planning in such a way that from the very beginning to further down the line, you will not have to rework major parts of your plan due to forgetting important steps. Let’s go to the non-profit in start-up mode. A group of like-minded people working on an idea to better the world. When the organization doesn’t have a 501c3 status yet and is not eligible for offerings via TechSoup, it is also not yet eligible for Google for non-profits, nor for Microsoft Office 365. We’ll discuss a path for founders to think through to the end vision. Before one starts the journey and as a result keeping the redo effort to a minimum. It’s not always possible that everything is a journey into the unknown, especially in technology, but there are some basic principles that apply when one begins to think about untangling your private information from your organization’s business.
Jim O’Reilley and Birgit Pauli-Haack are responding to a common question, how can we build a collaboration tool and process using Google Drive and what features should we expect from it? Since this can be a critical topic in geographies like ours where Board Members may vacation in the North during the summer months, we […]
Jim O’Reilley and Birgit Pauli-Haack discuss ways to streamline scheduling social media publishing and cross-posting. Use analytics tools to find out when your followers, fans are online so you can optimize visibility of your posts. Make a plan for your online activists’ volunteers to spread out their reposting, retweeting and sharing of your information. Learn […]
In this episode, Birgit Pauli-Haack and Jim O’Reilley discuss the recent nonprofit Technology awards of this Spring. Birgit is just back from the 2017 Nonprofit Technology conference where most of the mentioned awards were presented. She describes her experiences as Community Organizer for Techsoup and NTEN at the conference. The NTEN Award went to Emily […]
In this episode, Birgit Pauli-Haack and Jim O’Reilley discuss the latest Tech Updates and begin to address data security including protecting your computer and mobile devices, and then a little about WordPress security. Birgit starts with describing the Cloudflare bug which affected many of us. She then describes how a vulnerable WordPress plugin, NextGEN Gallery, […]
In this episode, Birgit Pauli-Haack and Jim O’Reilley have a casual discussion with Jeff Chandler of WPTavern. After welcoming Jeff, Birgit asked about how he got started with WordPress and then WPTavern. Jeff speaks about how he was blogging using a different Content Management System, Joomla, but began looking for another CMS with better features […]