Thursday, January 15, 2009

The Mobile Web and Your Organization |

The Mobile Web and Your Organization | "The Mobile Web and Your Organization
January 15, 2009 | KatrinVerclas

Data from Informa indicates that by 2010 half of the planet's population will have access to the Internet through a mobile device. Should you make your website mobile? We have heard recently from a number of organizations contemplating whether they should build a mobile site. Following is an overview of some points to consider and resources to draw on as you consider a mobile web presence."

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Writing Nonprofit IT Policies and Procedures

Writing Nonprofit IT Policies and Procedures: "As with any operation, your IT department becomes more difficult to manage the more it grows. If you’re the part-time techie at your nonprofit, you don’t need a lot of elaborate policies and procedures. However, if there are seven IT staff and 60 regular employees in your organization, it’s more important to have some written statements regarding rules and expectations. IT policies usually serve several purposes. They protect your organization legally by specifying the behaviors that you allow and prohibit on your network. They manage employee expectations by specifying the IT department’s priorities, obligations and response times. Finally, IT policies promote accountability and effectiveness within the IT department by establishing baselines and benchmarks."