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NEW - 2012 NGO Global Cloud Computing Study

Where Do You Stand?

In 2012, ENCLUDE and Techsoup conducted a Global survey to better understand the current state of cloud computing for NGOs, plus their future plans. The survey received 10,500 respondents in 88 countries! Check out our findings. 

 

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Business Impact Map

View all the activity that took plce in your county - search by participating organisation or area/location. Find out more about local support given by Microsoft through this innovative map from Business in the Community which showcases the impacts to organisations through programmes such as the Microsoft Donations Programme.  

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Calling All Social Entrepreneurs: SAP and Ashoka Launch “Power of Small” Competition Ashoka logo

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Want to start your own nonprofit or socially responsible small business? 

Have a brilliant idea for how to end homelessness, train job seekers, or help small businesses go green? Got talent; need money, technology, and mentorship? 

To generate innovative strategies and solve problems in underserved communities, SAP and Ashoka have created a global competition, "The Power of Small: Entrepreneurs Strengthening Local Economies." 

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An Introduction to Microsoft Project 2010

Microsoft Project 2010 is a robust project-management platform packed with features. While it can handle enormous projects with myriad components, it can be equally useful for managing the types of small-scale projects that modestly sized nonprofits often tackle. By using Microsoft Project 2010, your project-management team can benefit from the latest updates and features of a popular and fully featured software program.

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Microsoft Retires Small Business Server

Microsoft has officially retired its line of Small Business Server products. Future versions of Small Business Server Essentials will be included in the Windows Server 2012 family of products under a new name, Windows Server 2012 Essentials.

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Placing Donation Requests: How Many and How Often

Did you know?

  • You can place one request that includes products from multiple donation programmes.
  • You can place multiple requests for products within a single donation programme.
  • You can place multiple requests that include products from multiple donation programmes.

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What Your Organisation Should know About Office 2010

Microsoft Office is a productivity suite that’s largely ubiquitous in work environments around the world. Qualified nonprofits and public libraries can request donated Office packages through ENCLUDEit, paying only a small administrative fee.

Is your public library or nonprofit ready for a move to Office 2010? Will any of the new features benefit your organization? Will an upgrade to Office 2010 impact compatibility with older versions of Office or other productivity suites? In this article, we’ll briefly outline the new features in Office 2010. Next, we’ll discuss the package’s touted collaboration features and discuss how they might change your organization’s workflow. Finally, we’ll look at compatibility issues with older versions of Office.

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