Greening Our Digital Footprint: Searching for Good

This week’s instalment of the Greening Our Digital Footprint is dedicated to another immediate and effective way to lower the carbon emissions of our online activities: search engines.  As this Quartz article puts it, “despite the notion that the ...

The 2021 Technology Crash Course for Community Centers

Today’s article explores the topic of digital transitions for community centers. As social, cultural, and recreational cornerstones for the public, Joseph Oriente, founder of CommunityPass, shares his recommendations to help community centers take...

The Work from Home Survival Kit: Optimize your Workflow

Next up in our Work from Home Survival Kit series, we look at three of the most popular platforms for collaborative teamwork and how they can be used to optimize your day-to-day workflow (and preserve such much-needed peace of mind during the pand...

What's Cloud Computing and How it's Different to a VPN

By: Harold Kilpatrick, Security Consultant and Blogger Nonprofit organizations have many of the same needs as for-profit businesses, from data storage to digital security. However, because so many nonprofits are strapped for resources, such basic...

4 Ways Libraries Can Improve With AI & Big Data

By Valarie Romero, STEM researcher, academic and consultant Libraries are an important part of communities around the world. Because the way we consume media changes continually, libraries have had to evolve many times over the years to keep up wi...

Office Standard vs. Office Professional vs. Office Online

 This post was originally a comparison of Microsoft Office 2013, Office 365 and Office Web Apps by Ginny Mies, Content Curator at TechSoup. This has since been updated to be a comparison of Microsoft Office Suites’ desktop versions: Standard and P...

Microsoft Cloud for Good Webinar Recap

Through its Cloud for Good program, Microsoft Philanthropies aims to create equitable access to technology across society. As part of this initiative, Microsoft provides nonprofits with donated cloud services to help transform the way they achieve...

What Are the Benefits and Drawbacks of Cloud Computing?

This blog post was originally written by Jim Lynch at TechSoup. This post has been adapted and expanded for a Canadian audience by TechSoup Canada. What is 'the cloud', and is a move to the cloud right for your nonprofit or library? To help you de...

Why your nonprofit should consider Box for cloud storage

The Grameen Foundation used email attachments to distribute information among its key global partners, and they found their mission to eradicate economic and information poverty was being hindered by inadequate technology. As a nonprofit, they wan...
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