TechSoup Blog

Digital Divide

Caravan Studios Boosts Access to Transit Through Open Data

Billions of transit users worldwide don't have access to transit schedule data. Why don't they have access, and what can be done about it? Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup, has been experimenting with one way to solve this problem.

August 06, 2018

Data Management

What Type of Data Should My Nonprofit or Foundation Collect?

If you're asking yourself what type of data your nonprofit should collect, start collecting the data that you will use now. Do a data audit and then figure out how to optimize your data collection so that you get the data you need.

May 10, 2018

Web Development

How to Build Google Analytics Dashboards Like a Boss (for Your Boss)

Analytics dashboards are a great way to make data accessible, digestible, and more fun for your team members. Learn how to build Google Analytics dashboards for your boss and colleagues.

May 01, 2018


How Nonprofits and Libraries Can Use Open Data to Lead to Cleaner Air

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, are taking par in a citizen-powered air quality improvement project made possible by Colombian civil society organization MAKAIA. Their project promotes both open data and a cleaner environment around the world.

April 18, 2018

Impact Stories Veritas

Securing Precious Land with Data Backups from Veritas

Learn more about Mainspring Conservation Trust, which uses Veritas Backup Exec 16, acquired through TechSoup's Veritas Donation Program, to back up important records.

March 27, 2018

IT Security

8 Must-See Technology Panels at SXSW Social Impact 2018

SXSW is recognized as a breakout event for technology, but an equally important category is the social impact one. Here are eight SXSW social impact technology panels worth bookmarking in 2018.

March 09, 2018

Data Management

How Data Intelligence Is Accelerating Innovation for Social Good

With open tech architecture, innovation and positive impact can be easier achieved by nonprofits and other players in the social good space.

November 03, 2017


How Can Museums Best Protect Their Assets?

Every museum needs to keep its data protected. Find out details about Veritas Backup Exec as powerful software and access it through the TechSoup program.

November 03, 2017