IT for good

:
learn locally, connect globally
Stephen Blyth
NetSquared Regional Ambassador

Council of Social Services Dunedin
17 July 2014
Community House, Dunedin
Image: Alexander Turnbull Library PAColl-3824-04.
GB
Always on, always connected
20 GB
2001
Always on, always connected
16 KB
1989
2 GB
1996
1577 GB
2012
1577 GB
2012
“For the first time in 15 years all our
computers can talk to each other with
common operating system.”
Peter Sykes, Director
Mangere East Family Service Centre
Technology priority
setting pyramid
Adapted from: Edward Granger-Happ, CIO, Save the Children, “Turning the Pyramid Upside Down:
The Impact and Future of Technology in Nonprofits” (2009)

FOUNDATIONAL
Keeping the Lights On
OPERATIONAL
Helping the Organization Run
PROGRAM
Improving Program Delivery
STRATEGIC
Differentiating
Donor &
HQ
Facing
Child/ Family
& Field Facing
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Hardware and systems:

PCs, laptops, peripherals

Telecomms

Networks
Safe and secure practices:

Back-ups

User policies

Virus protection

Other security measures
Software:

Communication, eg email

Productivity, eg Word

File storage
Foundational: keep the lights on
Program delivery
Client interaction

Case management

Job placement
Reporting

Outcomes measurement
Coordination

Interagency referrals

Directories

Vacancy register

Waitlists
Collaboration

Online communication

Learning networks
Strategic - new work areas
Service delivery innovations

Self help tools and multi-media
information
eg DrugHelp
Service delivery innovations

Information available anywhere
with an Internet connection
eg Citizens’ Advice Bureau
Technology priority
setting pyramid
Adapted from: Edward Granger-Happ, CIO, Save the Children, “Turning the Pyramid Upside Down:
The Impact and Future of Technology in Nonprofits” (2009)

FOUNDATIONAL
Keeping the Lights On
OPERATIONAL
Helping the Organization Run
PROGRAM
Improving Program Delivery
STRATEGIC
Differentiating
Donor &
HQ
Facing
Child/ Family
& Field Facing
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Stephen & Eli photo
Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/nten-ntc
Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/birgitpauli-haack
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Wellington topics
" Advocacy – how can using a digital soap box work for you? #net2welly
June meetup
" Nuggets from #14ntc conference, Washington DC - #net2welly April
meetup
" Social Media Surgery - #net2welly March meetup
" The year ahead: planning for 2014 - #net2welly Jan '14 meetup
" chalkle°: unlocking the gates to learning, 1 year on - #net2welly Oct
meetup
" Going green with social media - #net2welly Social Media Sept (1 of 3)
" Is CRM software right for yr .org? #net2welly Aug meetup
July topics
My top 5 co-organiser tools
1. Doodle
2. Google Forms
3. Wikispaces
4. Storify
5. Flickr
Sneaking in, Facebook Groups (private)
The mindful use
of digital media
doesn’t happen
automatically.
Howard Rheingold
www.rheingold.com
Stephen Blyth
NetSquared Regional Ambassador

stephen@commonknowledge.net.nz
www.commonknowledge.net.nz
ph 021 0325 177
   @commonknow_nz
http://nz.linkedin.com/stephenblyth

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