August

#Net2van: August Nonprofit Tech Events in Vancouver

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Hey friends, there's lots of great events for the nonprofit tech community. Check 'em out! Or for the latest updates and at #Net2van.

NETSQUARED VANCOUVER EVENTS

Most NetSquared events are free, so don't be shy - !

Agile Practice for Nonprofits

When: Tuesday, September 12

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Everyone is talking about Agile... But what does it actually mean? And how can I benefit from using agile frameworks like scrum or kanban?

Helga Breuer is a passionate Agile Coach with 15 years of international experience in the software development area over a wide range of industries.

In this workshop you will learn about the roots and benefits of Agile. Get inspired to apply that mindset to your daily work, using frameworks like scrum or kanban. Helga will present a valuable hands-on overview with tangible exercises and examples, that will show you, how to get started. Learn how to increase your throughput while focusing on your most important values and goals.

#Tech4Good Events Roundup for August 2017

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Here at TechSoup, we're big on stories. Effective storytelling means nonprofits can reach more people, touch more hearts, and create bigger impact.

TechSoup's NetSquared meetups will bring local nonprofits free digital storytelling workshops to more than 40 cities between August and October. Storymakers presents a unique opportunity to participate in storytelling education and capacity-building with a focus on using Adobe Spark to create social media graphics. The world is better when nonprofits can better tell their story.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

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TechSoup’s is the world's largest volunteer-driven network of in-person nonprofit technology training and peer support events. We have groups in 24 countries and last year we held 835 events helping 12,943+ nonprofit employees, board members, volunteers, and community leaders.

Highlights from FY16 (July 2015 to June 2016)
TechSoup has just completed our fiscal year, so we are looking back at what we've accomplished. Check out NetSquared’s and discover what topics are most popular with our attendees and how NetSquared organizers are creating communities of practice for TechSoup members. Other bright spots include:

  • Continued improvements to , including the ability to automatically detect the location of visitors for more accurate search results.
  • Expansion of the program to seven representatives (up from four the previous year). Most NetSquared organizers now have a peer mentor.
  • NetSquared groups held 23 events, helping local nonprofits use video strategically.
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