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Moving Your IT Infrastructure Into the Cloud: Lessons from the Field

Categories: Storing Data

Community IT Innovators is proud to sponsor the newest report from Idealware: Moving IT Infrastructure Into the Cloud. Between marketing hype and high-profile data breaches, some nonprofits remain skeptical of making the move. How can you make sense of the benefits and risks? In this report Idealware looks at Cloud-based solutions for online backup and file storage and office and productivity suites.

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Planning an Office Move – Slides & Recording Links

Categories: Blog

If you missed our presentation on our pointers for managing an office move from the IT perspective, you can find the slides and recording here. In this webinar Community IT Innovators office move experts William Maxwell and Rick Alloway present with humor and wit the best practices to pursue, and pitfalls to avoid.

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IT Related Things to Consider When Moving Office

Categories: Tech Tips

Here's an oldie but hopefully a goody from the folks at Cisco in 2010 - a basic checklist of 8 items to consider from the IT point of view when you move. Join us next week when William Maxwell and Rick Alloway share many more than 8 points from our considerable experience in making the IT portion of the move go smoothly and keeping your staff productive through the stress of the move. A move can be the time for your IT to shine!

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Planning and IT Project Management for Nonprofits – Slides and Recording Links

Categories: Tech Assessments and Technology Management

If you missed our presentation on our methodology for nonprofit managers who need to manage an IT project, you can find the slides and recording here. This webinar talks about discovering your business needs and linking them to IT initiatives, and how to plan to gather metrics and demonstrate ROI. We address roles and responsibilities, planning, implementation, follow up, and tips for success. We touch on how to hire consultants and vet vendors.

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Nonprofit Technology Return on Investment – What Is ROI?

Categories: Tech Assessments and Technology Management

How does my organization recognize the many tangible, financial, and intangible benefits to better justify IT projects that often seem to be costly both in time and budget? Can we use ROI projections to help our decision making process on those investments up front? Is ROI more than just an educated guess? This article by Peter Campbell addresses these questions and can help guide your IT project management.

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Building an Effective IT Department: Slides & Recording Links

Categories: Blog

If you missed the July free webinar on Building an Effective Nonprofit IT Department you can catch up with the slides and recording. In this webinar Community IT Innovators President and CEO Johan Hammerstrom presents how to effectively integrate your IT staff into the rest of your organization, what functions can be effectively outsourced, and which must remain in-house.

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