This page is a DIY toolbox for charities. It will help non-technical leaders take control of their technology. If you can’t find something please contact us and ask.
- The Privacy Commissioner's Guide to Cloud Computing is a great, plain English introduction that will help you work out if the cloud is for you. For more in depth considerations look at the NZ Cloud Computing Code of Conduct.
- The NZ Navigator is an on-line self assessment tool to help you evaluate your organisational strengths and weaknesses
- InfoXchange is an Australian non-profit with online service, software and consultancy services you can usually get in NZ
- Tech Soup New Zealand is the place to go for donated software and technical training
- NTEN and Idealware are American non-profits helping charities with technology. They offer product reviews and on-line training.
Our Own stuff
- A general overview of technology governance was presented at the 2014 NZ NFP Finance conference and will be repeated this June for the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants in Wellington
- Our NZ charity adaptation of a McKinsey article - "the do-or-die questions boards should ask about technology" - makes a great startingpoint for Boards considering technology governance.
- Just as you don't need to be an accountant to be a CEO, you don't need to be technical to manage technology if you learn some basics. Here are those basics as presented at the 2014 NZ Connecting Up Conference
- If you are choosing a new database use the slides from our one day workshop to get you thinking about the right things.