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Special Report on

Managing Nonprofit Technology Projects

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examined the tools and best practices that help nonprofits deliver successful technology solutions - whether websites, packaged software implementations, or custom applications. Interactive sessions and demos allowed a diverse group of participants to compare processes, tools, successes, and lessons learned. Discussion topics included team collaboration, project planning, software selection, migration, and project rollout, and mapping out software tools – from project management packages to collaborative communication to issue tracking and more – that support successful technology projects. You can check out the agenda and ...
where he worked on radar-based ocean surveillance systems. He later became a member of the research faculty at the Georgia Institute of Technology. At the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) he was involved in full-time research, directing over 30 major research programs. He is the author of three U.S. patents and over 78 journal papers, book chapters and reports. Michelson also developed classes in avionics and taught in the School of Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology until his retirement from the University System of Georgia in 2004. Michelson is the recipient of the 1998 AUVSI Pioneer Award and ...
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may workshop: managing nonprofit technology projects
Are you interested in learning how to better manage technology projects in your nonprofit or as a consultant to nonprofits? Aspiration and Idealware are hosting a Nonprofit Technology Project Management event in Oakland, California on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 20  and 21. Managing Nonprofit Technology Projects will examine the tools and best practices that help nonprofits achieve successful technology solutions — whether Web sites, packaged software implementations, or custom applications. Interactive sessions and demos will allow participants to compare processes, tools, successes, and lessons learned. We will ... market research, surveys and trends
Penguin Day San Francisco | Aspiration
Penguin Day San Francisco brought together participants to share knowledge and discuss the state of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in nonprofit organizations, in a festive and collaborative environment designed to answer questions and curiosities. PD SF took place Saturday, April 25th, at Odd Fellows Hall . Penguin Day San Francisco was generously sponsored by Google . You can check out the agenda ; sessions included: Introduction to Free and Open Source Software Introduction to Free and Open Source Desktop Applications Introduction to Linux Publishing on the Web: Making sense of Free and Open Source Content Management Systems market research, surveys and trends

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06/01/2008 - 07/01/2008 | The 3rd world view
A German intelligence wing succeeded in nabbing Johann Bach – who was responsible for World War II genocide of Jews – in the jungles of Khanapura on the border of Goa and Karnataka (India). ...The 88-year-old Bach was posted as a senior adjutant at the Marsha Tikash Whanaab concentration camp in East Berlin and was responsible for the genocide of more than 12,000 Jews in World War II. Perus Narkp, the intelligence wing received a lead which informed about an old foreigner wanting to sell an antique, priceless 18th century piano. A similar piano had been reported missing from an East Berlin museum (in close proximity ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Managing technology use and learning in nonprofit community ...
States, alone, almost six percent of all organizations are in the nonprofit sector comprising over 1.6 million organizations and 9.3 .... nonprofit organizations define the technology projects and control the work activity. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Aspiration Publishing Matrix Sept. 2009
Managing Nonprofit Technology Projects. Nonprofit Open Source Initiative. NPSF. ODOG. OSP. Open Translation Tools. TTAC02. NetSquared. NPOtechies. DevSummit ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PROJECT MANAGEMENT GUIDELINE APPENDIX C – COMMONWEALTH PROJECT ...
New York State Office of Technology, Project Management Office. ... International Project Management Association is the recognized international nonprofit ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
MBA - Graduate School of Management & Technology - UMUC
The objectives of the MBA program are to explore the evolving nature of corporations, blend leadership with change management, learn to better measure an organization’s intellectual assets, examine how product development merges with entrepreneurship, and foster new approaches to measuring the economic performance of organizations. University of Maryland University College (UMUC) has established academic partnerships with universities in Argentina, Belgium, Hungary, India, and China. MBA students may participate with students from these universities in company-sponsored projects, which are arranged through a series ...
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Managing a Business: Organizational design, development and change ...
1)   Discuss the meaning and purpose of the organizations design. Describe the factors affecting organization design with the help of the examples from the organizations you are familiar with. Briefly describe the organization you are referring to. 2)   Distinguish between the functional organization and the product organization. Describe the structure of your own organization or any organization you are familiar with, Explain how this meets the challenges of the new environment. Briefly describe the organization you are referring to. 3)   Explain different approaches to organizing and analyzing ...
What are the top three obstacles to effective nonprofit board ...
(1) Nepotism and incestuous governance: Nonprofits are frequently founded by groups of friends who have a "shared interest" in a particular issue or goal. After they get funding, they hire their friends or associates to be the staff. As a result of this, two things occur: (a) staff and board members are not appointed on the basis of skills, but on the basis of social connections, and frequently lack management experience; (b) social cliques develop among board members and staff which prohibit other staff and/or board members from becoming sufficiently involved in the organization. This inhibits full development of the ...