Can't-Miss Sessions at the Nonprofit Technology Conference


Hosted by NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the premier annual event for nonprofit techies. We are sending several of our best representatives to host sessions, listen to the needs of nonprofits, and answer your TechSoup questions.

Data Privacy and Compliance at Nonprofit Organizations


I was lucky enough to be in the room at the European Parliament in October 2018 when Apple CEO Tim Cook made an impassioned plea for a federal privacy law in the USA. It was something I thought I would not hear from a Silicon Valley CEO in my lifetime. IT Security Data Management

Office 365 Security Features to Help Secure Your Nonprofit


When you set up your nonprofit's cybersecurity plan, it's important to consider the various ways your organization is vulnerable to cyberattacks and other security threats.

How One Nonprofit Saves Time and Money with Help Desk Services


In a small village up the Hudson River in New York, one small nonprofit is making a difference in the lives of local residents.

How One Nonprofit Uses QuickBooks to Support Young Innovators


When it comes to science and technology, it's never too early to inspire interest and imagination within young minds. Doing so enables kids who may not have otherwise been exposed to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education to cultivate a lifelong passion.

Securing Sensitive Data for Nonprofits Around The World


Symantec expands software donation partnership with TechSoup

Keeping Data Secure at a Bustling New Jersey YMCA


In partnership with TechSoup, Symantec provides sophisticated security solutions that meet nonprofit budgets

How Data Science Can Be Used to Power Civil Society Across the World


Nonprofits exist in an environment that demands they operate efficiently while keeping pace with a rapidly changing world. But there's a new tool to help nonprofits make decisions in the face of these realities: data science.

Disrupt and Innovate in a Data-Driven World


While there are instances of data-driven efforts in the nonprofit sector, they are not as widespread as they can be. Bridgespan Group estimated in 2015 that only 6% of nonprofits use data to drive improvements in their work.

Nominations Now Open for the Sixth Annual Cloudera Data Impact Awards


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Using Zoom to Increase Impact Around the Globe


With an increasing number of nonprofit employees working remotely , getting everyone in the same room for a meeting can be tricky these days.

The Value of Data for Philanthropy


Data Science Machine Learning nonprofit Philanthropy analytics Big Data data machine learning philanthropyThe field of philanthropy is in constant search of the next big thing.

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Give the Gift of Light This Giving Tuesday


Symantec nonprofit partner SolarBuddy illuminates better futures for children around the world

Collaborating for systems change


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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.

Linux Foundation to Host CHIPS Alliance Project to Propel Industry Innovation Through Open Source CPU Chip and SoC Design

New Linux Foundation Project to Foster Flexible, Next-Generation Chip Design for Diverse Data-Centric Applications and Workloads SAN FRANCISCO – March 11, 2019 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced its intent to form the CHIPS Alliance project to host and curate high-quality open source code relevant to […].

Five strategies for skills-based volunteering: Lessons learned from Cloudera Cares first-ever Global Day of Service


That’s why for our inaugural Global Day of Service we partnered with local nonprofits on projects with a particular focus on improving tech literacy. We are grateful to the nonprofits for making this direct engagement possible recognizing the challenges it entails. .

Open source the secret sauce in secure, affordable voting tech

The Parallax

Adida’s new company, which he publicly announced at the Context Conversations event here Monday evening, which The Parallax co-sponsored, is the nonprofit VotingWorks.

There is no longer any such thing as Computer Security

Coding Horror

Not just journalists and nonprofits. Remember "cybersecurity"? Mysterious hooded computer guys doing mysterious hooded computer guy. things! Who knows what kind of naughty digital mischief they might be up to?

After Russia warning, hole found in leading industrial-control software

The Parallax

It’s a very common, “old-school vulnerability,” says Bryson Bort, founder of the cybersecurity consultancies GRIMM and Scythe , and co-founder of the nonprofit ICS Village. “It’s On March 16, the U.S.

Report to HackerEarth’s 400 global hackathons 2018 [Infographic]

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

High schools, universities, enterprises, nonprofits, and even governments hosted their own hackathons in 2018 to crowdsource over 14,000 ideas and 7,000 prototypes. Nonprofits and government hackathons saw a 140% growth in 2018.

Report of HackerEarth’s 400 global hackathons 2018 [Infographic]

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

High schools, universities, enterprises, nonprofits, and even governments hosted their own hackathons in 2018 to crowdsource over 14,000 ideas and 7,000 prototypes. Nonprofits and government hackathons saw a 140% growth in 2018.

Mackert and Garfield Named to Board of Examiners for 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Six Disciplines

The examiner board is composed of more than 350 leading experts competitively selected from industry, professional, trade, education, health care and nonprofit (including government) organizations from across the United States. . Those selected meet the highest standards of qualification and peer recognition, demonstrating competencies related to customer focus, communication, ethics, action orientation, team building and analytical skills. GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The

Report of HackerEarth’s 400 global hackathons 2018 [Infographic]

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

High schools, universities, enterprises, nonprofits, and even governments hosted their own hackathons in 2018 to crowdsource over 14,000 ideas and 7,000 prototypes. Nonprofits and government hackathons saw a 140% growth in 2018.

Securing voting machines means raising funds

The Parallax

According to the election-monitoring nonprofit Verified Voting , there is no consistent voting trend across the United States. There likely isn’t a quick fix for complex U.S. election integrity challenges such as social-engineering interference on Facebook.

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Freelancers – Why Coworking Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

Survive Your Promotion

Some focus on specific industries or interest areas such as high-tech, education technology or nonprofits. Imagine for a minute that you’re a freelancer (it’s not hard for those of us who live it every day). You’ve just gotten a call from a potential client who is based in another city.

Commitment to Community: Zayo’s Offices Give Back


Other Denver and Boulder Zayoites filled 27 spots at Amp the Cause , a Denver-based nonprofit organization that improves the lives of families through entertainment, annual events and community service projects.

ACC Foundation Releases Extensive State of Cybersecurity Report


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 ( Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit ( Katie Kennedy.

It’s time for data ethics conversations at your dinner table

O'Reilly Media - Data

More than 100 volunteers from universities, nonprofits, local and federal government agencies, and tech companies participated, drafting a set of guiding principles that could be adopted as a code of ethics.

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Genecians Journey Into Corporate Giving

Mills Scofield

In a nutshell, The Little Give teams up Edelman employees to develop PR programs for local nonprofits focused on children and youth. We went back to the drawing board to more narrowly define our offering and find a partner to help find nonprofits.

Biohacker’s latest answer to health care hurdles: Homebrew meds

The Parallax

Sydney Swaine-Simon, co-founder of the nonprofit NeuroTechX, which promotes consumer use of neurotechnology, says there’s no one type of person or patient interested in neuro-biohacking or, as he calls it, “citizen neuroscience.”. NEW YORK CITY—File sharing saves lives, Michael Laufer argues.

What to expect at the JupyterCon 2018 Business Summit

O'Reilly Media - Data

Along with the diversity scholarships, there are several other categories for discount rate eligibility in JupyterCon registrations: Government/Academic/Nonprofit: You are eligible for this rate if you are a full-time employee of the government, an academic institution, or a 501(c)(3).

Fed Tech Roundup August 20


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 and ): 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 -

At Chaos, a chaotic response to assault allegations

The Parallax

Companies and organizations generally still haven’t taken the complaints seriously enough, says Dia Kayyali, a tech and advocacy program manager at human rights video nonprofit Witness. “We

CodeSignal Speaks at Tech Inclusion SF About Removing Hiring Biases with Technology


The conference spans a three-day period (October 15th – 17th) and is packed full of educational and networking events for tech leaders, bootstrapping entrepreneurs, and nonprofit organizations. Will we see you at Tech Inclusion (#TechInclusion) this year?

How Love Turned This Veteran’s Life Around and Led to Her Life’s Work

Steve Farber

Michelle is the founder and executive director of Healing Women Healing Nations of Northeast Florida, a nonprofit organization that works primarily with homeless female veterans and their children. Michelle Poitier doesn’t just say that love is important to her business , she has built her business around that belief.

Forbes Top 100 Websites for Women 2012 Includes Women on Business

Women on Business

The Forbes list of the Top 100 Websites for Women is filled with amazing sites — large sites, small sites, corporate sites, independent sites, nonprofit sites — you name it!

Literary magazine published exclusively in audio form

Six Disciplines

Featuring short fiction, essays, novel excerpts and interviews, The Drum is a Boston-based nonprofit that publishes 10 issues each year. Last fall we featured Underwood: Stories in Sound, a magazine that's produced twice a year on vinyl LPs, so we were particularly interested when we recently came across The Drum , a literary magazine that's also published exclusively in audio form.

Reset the Net Campaign


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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News in Networking: Open Data Centers, Internet 911, and $138.5B for Data


This week in networking news, GE, HPE and LinkedIn are just a few of the companies pushing for open data center designs via the launch of a new nonprofit. Here are those stories and more: GE, HPE Launch Nonprofit to Support Open Data Center Designs (ZDNet) New nonprofit Open19 Foundation was launched this week by notable companies like GE, HPE and LinkedIn. This week’s top story picks from the Kentik team.