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Introduction to SharePoint (Webinar)

As part of the Office 365 subscription, not-for-profits are able to use Microsoft’s SharePoint Online collaboration platform for free. Often synonymous with Intranets, SharePoint is a powerful and diverse tool that can provide many collaboration, communication and process improvements to your organisation.

Preventing a Data Disaster (Webinar)

This free webinar will cover an introduction to security disciplines, policies and tools to make sure your organisation avoids having a data disaster. With ever-increasing privacy concerns and requirements for NFP's, it is imperative your organisation is compliant and prepared.

Webinar recording: Moving to the Cloud vs. local infrastructure (August 2016)

With the recent growth of cloud based and online systems, many community organisations are weighing up their options for moving to the cloud or continuing to rely on local server infrastructure. This webinar will help small and medium community organisations to assess the suitability of cloud based systems and determine what local infrastructure may still be required.
Not-for-profit databases

Mythbusted: Not-for-profit Databases

We get a lot of questions here at Connecting Up about not-for-profit databases, which cause a lot of confusion for not-for-profits. What do I need? What can I get? How does it work? We gathered up our most common (and recent!) questions on databases of all forms to play Mythbusters.

Office 365 Implementation Considerations - July 2016 (Webinar)

Microsoft Office 365 in the Cloud offers many not-for-profits significant benefits. This presentation gives an overview of the features of Office 365, explores the benefits other organisations have gained from making the move to the Cloud and identify factors that organisations should consider when planning the move to Office 365.

IT management for people with no technical background (webinar)

Learn how to best manage your responsibilities as the IT contact for your organisation. Discover IT's function within your organisation and learn how to set appropriate standards, process and policies. Understand the industry benchmarks around service delivery and IT costs. See what free tools are available to help you better manage your organisation's IT.
Protecting your organisation from social engineering

Protecting your organisation from social engineering

As technology becomes more sophisticated and organisations more prepared for external attacks, social engineering has emerged as a low cost - high value tool for people wanting to steal your information. Social engineering requires very little technology, instead relying on the exploitation of trust, human relations and publicly available information.
insider security threats

Managing insider security threats within your organisation

Many organisations are spending increasing amounts of time and money protecting employees, systems and information from external security threats, such as viruses or hackers. While this is important, there is greater opportunity for a person inside your organisation to abuse or facilitate access to information and assets that could put your organisation at risk. They may even be doing this inadvertently.
Safeguarding information while travelling

Safeguarding information while travelling

Information is the lifeblood of any organisation, and our not-for-profit organisations often deal with very sensitive personal information. Irrespective of whether you are intending to work around the corner at your preferred coffee shop, in an airport lounge while waiting to catch a domestic flight, about to embark on overseas travel or to attend a conference, there are common requirements when information is being used outside of the regular office environment.

Maximising your use of Office 365 (webinar)

Office 365 is a flexible tool that includes a suite of application that can be configured and used very differently for each organisation. This webinar will explore the various applications of Office 365 and considerations for what components are suitable for each purpose and their benefits based on the experience of other not for profit organisations. This webinar is designed for organisations that are currently using or in the process of implementing Office 365.

Best Practice Sponsorship - A Top-Down Approach (webinar)

It takes a whole organisation to deliver on a corporate sponsorship strategy. It doesn't matter whether you are a Board Member, CEO or the fundraiser for your Not-For-Profit - everyone has a role to play in creating and implementing a successful sponsorship program.