Tech Networks of Boston makes it our goal to contribute to the community and assist a number of mission-driven and nonprofit organizations succeed with the use of technology. We had a busy month, and would like to share some recent news with you!
- On April 19, Bunker Hill Community College conducted a technology networking night for students to socialize and connect with industry experts and employers, learn the newest trends, and discover career pathways in the technology industry. TNB was represented by Deskside Support Technician Vincent Huynh who did an excellent job sharing his experience in the IT industry to interested students.
- Tech Networks of Boston's IT Consultants helped a nonprofit fair housing alliance migrate their outdated email to Microsoft's Office 365 platform in order to increase collaboration, improve scheduling and document sharing. Being based in the cloud, Office 365 means your colleagues no longer need to be chained to the desk to access company data and be productive. It’s possible to work from mobiles, tablets and laptops on the go - and it’s all backed up by comprehensive security measures.
- TNB was awarded Third Place in the Small Technology Sector at the Green Street's Initiative Awards Ceremony on March 29. Tech Networks participates in Green Street's Walk/Ride Day Corporate Challenge to raise awareness about how each individual's commute impacts the environment and also to promote healthy and sustainable ways to commute.
- Kathleen Malin, Vice President of Technology and Operations Management at the Rhode Island Foundation, was interviewed as part of a series of female powerhouses who are making their mark in leadership roles. She has been a featured guest at the TNB Roundtables twice in the past. Kathleen mentions TNB's own Deborah Finn in the article as one of her role models! You can read the article here.
- On Sunday, April 10, Kathryn Bukovi participated in the 2016 Walk For Change. She raised over $200 for BARCC (Boston Area Rape Crisis Center) and their mission to end sexual violence.
- Deborah Finn wrote a "bloggerview" that she did for Annkissam with Roxanne Reddington-Wilde at Action for Boston Community Development, which is a large social service agency. In this bloggerview, Roxanne is unusually candid about a number of aspects of technology for nonprofit organizations; it provides a user's perspective on many of the challenges that face TNB's nonprofit clients. You can read the post here.
- Boston Charity Events is a free event listing service by Tech Networks of Boston. Nonprofit organizations of all types and sizes use Boston Charity Events to expand their reach, collaborate with others and fulfill their missions within Greater Boston and the rest of Massachusetts. Our April 2016 Boston Charity Events newsletter had a record number of posted events - 44 to be exact! It's great to know that many more organizations are making use of this free event posting resource.
- TNB hosted two Roundtable events for nonprofit clients and friends. On April 6, the topic was Nonprofit Collaboration & Constructive Conflict Resolution, and on April 20 the topic was Issues and Pitfalls in Nonprofit Collaborations and Mergers. You can view our upcoming schedule of events here.
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