Posted on 26/05/11 by Ben Teoh
"As many not-for-profits don’t have a product in the traditional sense, their relationships can be the thing they rely on completely to stay in business."
Posted on 25/05/11 by Ben Teoh
Connecting Up 2011 speaker, Dr. Teresa Williams works closely with families who are living with vision impairment. The VI family network has been created by the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children to provide an online parent forum and social networking website to enable parents and carers of children living with vision impairment to interact and support one another in a secure online environment.
Posted on 24/05/11 by Ben Teoh
Find out what not to do when using technology in your organisation. Earl Mardle will be joining us at Connecting Up 2011: Reboot Your Nonprofit next week. He'll be speaking on the issues surrounding the implementation of ICT tools in organisations - and why they fail.
Posted on 18/05/11 by KatieH
On Monday I went along to "Talk Social and Science", an event held by the Adelaide NetSquared group
Posted on 13/05/11 by Ben Teoh
Linda Woodrow manages Training, Resources, and web and extranet content for the Community Technology Centres Association. They run a great range of services to local communities in rural and remote NSW. Looking at the images on the CTCA website, it's clear that they have a great impact, especially with educating older generations on new technology.
Posted on 09/05/11 by Ben Teoh
Donna Hanson is known as the 'Technology Translator' as she has the ability to take "techno babble" and turn it into easy to understand language. You may have seen her on Channel 7's Sunrise or Today Tonight on Channel 9 addressing tech issues. She also runs her own company, Prime Solutions & Training which provides computer and productivity training across various sectors.
Posted on 03/05/11 by Ben Teoh
We're gearing up for Connecting Up 2011: Reboot Your Nonprofit on June 1-3. It's going to be a fantastic conference for Australian not for profit organisations. During the lead up to the event, we'll be blogging about different topics that will be covered so that you will get a good idea of what to expect. There will also be guest blogs and videos from some of the 40+ speakers that will be at CU11.
Posted on 29/04/11 by Ben Teoh
Pro Bono Australia provides a variety of resources for Not for Profit organisations and those wishing to engage with them - News, Volunteers, Events, Jobs. Established in 1999 as a Social business, Pro Bono Australia has been at forefront of developments in Australia’s’ Social sector.
Posted on 21/04/11 by Ben Teoh
It's an exciting time for us here in the Connecting Up offices - and not just because of the Easter long weekend! The Connecting Up 2011: Reboot Your Nonprofit is just around the corner, and we're looking forward to seeing everyone there!
Connecting Up 2011: Reboot your Nonprofit is all about helping Australian nonprofits use technology better. We have some great speakers coming along, addressing topics which are very relevant to the modern nonprofit. Hot topics such as cloud computing, social media, community building and new fundraising opportunities will be discussed.
For those of you who haven't registered yet, there are some great opportunities that we'd hate for you to miss out on.
Posted on 15/04/11 by Ben Teoh
A handful of the Connecting Up Australia team had the pleasure of meeting and hearing from Tom Dawkins, co-founder of crowdfunding website, Start Some Good. Tom has been visiting Australian cities (thanks to TACSI and The School for Social Entrepreneurs) over the past week. He visited the Vibwire Enterprise Hub in Sydney, The Hub in Melbourne, and finished up his speaking mini-tour in Adelaide in front of a small, intimate audience.