Exploring youth engagement in a digital age
A fantastic day of expert speakers, demonstrations, a chance to mix with colleagues from the sector and a great lunch too!
The line-up includes speakers from Dell, Microsoft, Charity Technology Trust, Infoworks, Sayer Vincent and Co-Operative Systems plus a chance to network with fellow professionals and a fantastic lunch at Microsoft's state-of-the-art London HQ.
Microsoft - Eve Joseph Microsoft's manager of their not-for-profit programme will outline Microsoft's vision for the sector.
Athena Consultants - What is CRM and why most implementations fail! Peter Flory - CRM (Customer Relationship Management) is more than just a computer database, and therein lies the problem.
Charity Technology Trust (CTT) - The Charity Technology Trust are aiming to make all their services cloud-based so that they can work from anywhere in an emergency - Richard Cooper, director of CTT, will explain how they have done this and key considerations in making this switch.
Infoworks - The cloud-facing organisation - Stuart Lunn - How has the world surrounding not-for-profit organisations changed? What is the cloud-facing organisation? What strategies can organisations employ to get the most out of their CRM and information systems, website/CMS and social networking?
Sayer Vincent - An Adaptive Approach to Software Procurement, (or why ITTs are bad for your health...) Statistically, an organisation's chances of successful software implementation are quite poor. Recent improvements in information technology have helped, but it is still more likely that a new system will fail than that it will succeed. In this session, Iain Pritchard, technology partner at charity specialists Sayer Vincent, argues that the root of the problem lies in the procurement process. Sayer Vincent's Adaptive approach to procurement moves the focus away from technical functionality and, using a combination of process mapping, prototyping and assessment-centre evaluation, ensures a more reliable choice of supplier and system.
Dell - Backup and Recovery - Ninety per cent of all stored data has been created in just the last 2 years. As data volumes continue to grow, back up and data recovery is becoming an increasing challenge for all organisations big and small. Chris Flett, Storage Manager at Dell will outline their solutions to this challenge
Co-Operative Systems - Technology moves in many ways, You know technology is truly functional when you don't need to get off the sofa, be that to change channels, make a call, order your daily bread or even earn your daily bread, and it looks like we're finally getting there. A keen chronicler of the changing times since he got his first programmable calculator in 1978, Philip Anthony, head of Co-Operative Systems, talks about his personal journey, daily battles with technology and where we might be headed. Often the results of applying technology are not as anticipated ...
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