NonprofitPickAt Community IT we are always keeping our eyes open for the latest nonprofit technology resources and events. We gather the top nonprofit tech picks from organizations like NTEN, Techsoup, and Idealware, and share them with you. If you come across a great article, resource or event, feel free to share your own nonprofit tech picks by commenting below.

EVENT: Feb. 26, NTEN DC Happy Hour 
The February NTEN Happy Hour features Community IT Innovators. Meet David Deal, CEO, and Johan Hammerstrom, COO, who will share an overview of Community IT Innovators’ work around IT planning and strategy, cloud migrations and ongoing help desk support. They will also discuss the recent appointment of the new Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, and the impact of Microsoft’s evolution on nonprofit technology. As always, we’ll have light refreshments and lots of time for networking.
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WEBINAR: Feb. 27, IT Budgeting for Nonprofits 
Join Donny Shimamoto, CPA.CITP, CGMA, and the founder and managing director of IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC, for a free webinar on IT Budgeting for Nonprofits. IT costs are often a mix of equipment refresh cycles, convoluted software licenses, and often confusing IT service provider proposals. Add into the mix, cloud computing and managed service providers and how do you even start to develop an IT budget? This session will provide an overview of an Excel-based IT budgeting approach that enables organizations to take a more proactive approach to managing their IT investment.
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REPORT: Landscape of Salesforce for Nonprofits
Are you using Salesforce in your organization or are you considering using it? Idealware’s new report, The Landscape of Salesforce for Nonprofits: A Report on the Current Marketplace for Apps, provides an overview of the benefits and challenges of using Salesforce. They interviewed nine prominent consultants specializing in implementing Salesforce for nonprofits along with several members of the Foundation about what the platform does well, and how to make it work well for your organization’s needs.
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GUIDE: Gadgets, Choosing a Mobile Device
TechSoup’s Ginny Mies shares the essential features you should keep in mind when choosing a mobile phone or tablet, as well as tips on looking for a carrier and a data plan.Shopping for a new smartphone can be as overwhelming as buying a new computer. You have to consider the operating system, design, carrier, a data plan, and hardware specs. We’ve narrowed down the essential features to look for while shopping as well as some in-store tests you can do. Additionally, we provide tips on looking for a carrier and a data plan.
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