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NTC Plenary: Moira Gunn and Rep Donna Edwards on Net Neutrality

The plenary session on Saturday morning featured Moira Gunn, host of the weekly NPR show, Tech Nation. Moira Gunn is enchanting storyteller and spent the first part of her session telling one story after another that demonstrated a simple idea: The dirty little secret to technology is how you use it.… Read More

NTC Plenary: Dan Heath, Flip the Switch

The Friday plenary session at the NTC featured Dan Heath, Co-Author of Flip the Switch, and was all about organizational change.

Holly warmed up the crowd with a humorous slide show about the Internet connectivy. This year 2008 people are in attendance, the most ever.… Read More

Social Media and Governance: Reflections from BoardSource

Last week, I had the honor of doing a mini workshop at the annual BoardSource Conference called “Governing the Networked Nonprofit in An Age of Social Media” where I had an opportunity to share some ideas on social media culture, transparency, and simplicity from the Networked Nonprofit, co-authored with Allison Fine.  … Read More

TechSoup Global: A Tale of Two Dramatically Different Networks and Their Development

Last week, I got to BoardSource at 8 am just so I could hear Marnie Webb and Rebecca Masisak, CO-CEOs of TechSoup Global share their lessons learned in developing, weaving, and stewarding two very different types of networks. The presentation is here.… Read More

Does Your Organization Already Have a Policy for Professional Conduct?

As part of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation,  I’ve had the honor to facilitate training workshops at grantee’s conference.   I just returned from doing Networked Nonprofit and Social Media workshops at the National Summer Learning Association’s Conference in Indianapolis.  … Read More