Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 135

Brainstorming with OpenIDEO to Save Lives

Crowdsourcing

Note from Beth: I written a lot about crowdsourcing and measuring the impact of the crowd, so I’m really intrigued by this project because they are using crowdsourcing from creative people to get ideas about how to solve an on the ground project.   

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

Conferences

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

Conferences

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

NTC Day of Service 2011: The Art of Story Capture

Storytelling

This year’s Day of Service featured three different projects – a computer recycling project and installation of a wireless network in Washington, DC’s largest homeless shelter and  meal preparation at DC Central Kitchen.   Approximately 100 volunteers participated in service activities.  Event 360 was a sponsor for the Day of Service.… Read More

Google Launches Google for Nonprofits

Tools and Tactics

I’m in Washington, DC for the Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN.   After facilitating a panel at the Innogive Conference on integrating mobile into multi-channel nonprofit campaigns,  I headed to a special event hosted by Google to celebrate the launch of Google for Nonprofits.… Read More