[technology taskforce] Technology Sharing Stories

Glenn McKnight mcknight.glenn at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 23:35:17 UTC 2015


Session Title: Technology Show and Tell: Share a Tool - #15NTCtechtools

Session Hashtag: #15NTCtechtools

Session Notes (This Doc): http://po.st/UC6v8p

Session Feedback Form:



   Chad Leaman - @chadleaman <https://twitter.com/chadleaman>. Works
   @neilsquiresoc <https://twitter.com/neilsquiresoc> to empower people
   with disabilities through technology, volunteers @reusetechbc
   <https://twitter.com/reusetechbc> to refurbish computers for schools,
   and @net2van <https://twitter.com/net2van> to provide low cost
   technology skill workshops for nonprofit organizations. Father of young
   twins and most likely to get injured while playing sports.


Anyone gets 5 minutes to share. No slides, just a demo. Put “who” and
“what” and all those other fun “w” things.

Notes on “Show and Tell!”

Demo A - Chad hj ,-,,,m mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmttp://www.neilsquare.ca/ - Poll
Everywhere: http://www.polleverywhere.com

Free, costs nothing. Some fees for 40+ people unless you're a student.
Keeps them in an archive, can use many times. Supports sophisticated

Where you From?

B Karen - Tech Strategist - Jing http://www.techsmith.com/download/jing

Screencaster / screencapture. Likes to use it to "hack" (a slideshow app)
to make movies of her giving presentations.Jing
<http://www.techsmith.com/jing.html> - Screencasting. “Capture video and
images and share them with anyone.”

Install it, click and drag to select what part of the screen you want to
capture, click to start the recording, record, stop recording, save it,
share it.

Moveis are .swf files, but you can convert them to aother format or edit
them in Camtasia.

Typically uses it for "how to" demos. Demo tasks in Salesforce, how to
configure things in Outlook, etc.

C - Alethia Hammond - VP Taproot Foundation - probono expertise for
non-profits - http://taprootplus.org/ Taproot <http://www.taprootplus.org>
(plus) - Finding volunteers for nonprofit projects.

Nonprofit posts about a project. Individuals pitch answers for the project.

It's for smaller things - they won't redo your website, but they'll help
you with coaching and smaller projects.

Currently just domestic.

D - Kathy Mitchell - Nonprofit staff person at The Consumer's Union
(Consumer Reports) - Internal tool they built called "Stories" -

Stories are a form that's easy to embed pretty much anywhere.

E - Roshini Kitari - CiviCRM

Fully integrated. Open source.

Comparable to proprietary CRM features. Dashboard for contributions, etc.
Duiisplay participation in campaigns, events, etc. Can use CiviCRM to do
emails on a regular basis.

Resources: civiteacher.com - great resource with videos. CiviCRM forums;
great active community of users. Also a wiki.

F - Bill Murphy from Phlly - One Click Politics - one political component
and one consumer component

Example: Sending a petition to people.


Has a massive list of Congressional committees, etc.


Consumer side: Your supporters can link back into your campaign (I'm a
little confused about how this works).

Styled to mesh with your website, not look like a different website.

G - Trish Perkins - Toggl - Time-tracking tool that she uses all the time
as a consultant.


Tracks all your time (billable, project, etc.)

Log in, press the Start Button. select a project, add a note that describes
it. Press Stop when done.

Press the "play" button on a prior project to start time on that project.

She pays $5 a month for pro version so she can track many types.

Has reports, bookmarks, etc. (Gets total time vs. billable time)

Exports as PDF, csv, xls, or a public shareable link.

Summary reports over a duration.

H - Jonathan Leistiko - http://skillsforchange.com/ - Skills for Change
<http://skillsforchange.org/> -

Like Taproot, but quick-and-dirty. If you want quick work done, post it

I - Ari - Digital engagement tool - http://attentive.ly/ (Starts at $3K a
year for nonprofits)

"Convert your contacts into engaged advocates"

Integrate your email database with social media to understand who has
powerful sociall media pull. "Who's relevant in social media?"

Customize searches, etc.

Get regular reports.

Highlight engagement oppotunities.

Base price $3,000 per year (This may be the discounted non-profit price).

J - Duncan - LinkedIn For Good - leverageing LinkedIn for fundraising.

Key competency: org-to-org, etc.

Just sign into LinkedIn.

Available internationally.

Three foci:

* Help employees better donate time and skills. Transitioned to external to
help members volunteer time, skills, board memberships.

* Use LinkedIn to help non-profits hire volunteers, raise $ dontations.

"You are as good as your relationship capital. Understanding how to own
that in the social media space is critical and powerful." - Duncan

They're on the trade floor/ Science Fair to check them out.

4.9 million LinkedIn member participants. 10 million LinkedIn members have
indicated a willingness to volunteer time / aid non-profits.

K - Kelly (LA) - http://www.insynchq.com/ - Allows you to keep multiple
Google Drives on your computer.

Two accoutns for free. Maxes out at $30 per year (10 accounts).

She feels it's identical to Dropbox (and she uses Dropbox).

She stays signed in to multiple Google Accounts at the same time.

L - Kevin Walsh - Slack -

$10 per month per user.

It's an "email killer"

Left side, it keeps the channels, direct messages, and private groups.

You can subscribe to different levels of notifications.

It seems like an omni-media app you can use to integrate all your

Archives 10,000 chats for free. (Searchable)

M - PAula - Survey Gizmo - Survey app for Salesforce -

Field maps data between Survey Gizmo and (other app, like Salesforce)

Not just for survey - you can update contact info... Any SalesForce object
you want to modify.

N - Craig - http://screenleap.com/

Screen sharing tool. Great "live support" alternative to movies via Jing.

Q: Will it record it? A: For free, no, but if you pay, it will. (subscription
info <https://www.screenleap.com/subscription/edit?accountType=BASIC>)

Q: Does your co-worker need to install it? A: I think they have to do it
one time.

You can share full screen, or just a resizable portion.

http://giphy.com - A search-forgifs tool.

O - Jeff (Church of the Nazarene) - OwnCloud - Private version of Dropbox
in your network.

Open source and free.

Easy, omni-platform file sharing. Supports groups and folders.

(Their team's used it to go totally paperless.)

Works geat across platforms. Desktops, tablets, phones, etc.

Only challenge: Installer wanted to customize it. Only really took three
hours to get it running.

Totally secure behind their firewall.

At end:- Vote for “I’m totally doing that winner!”



Glenn McKnight
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