TechSoup Blog

Web Development

Why Is TechSoup Investing in Apps for Good?

We, at TechSoup, are constantly busy finding new ways to build the capacity of individual organizations to use their technology to its fullest potential.

April 18, 2019

Digital Divide

Civil Society Leads the Way in Open Transit Data

Follow Ricky Abisla on a fellowship in India as he investigates how local transit data might best be organized and shared so it can be used by transit riders and operators.

March 11, 2019

The Future of Work

How Data Science Can Be Used to Power Civil Society Across the World

Discover how data science, the process of extracting meaningful insight from data, can help nonprofit organizations of all types grow and achieve their goals!

February 22, 2019

IT Security

Data Privacy and Compliance at Nonprofit Organizations

Data privacy is important for any organization that deals with the use of an individual's data. Discover what creating a culture of data privacy means and how EU organizations are looking at data privacy since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect.

February 21, 2019

IT Security

Your Copiers Are Storing Confidential Information: What You Can Do About It

Modern commercial copiers and multifunction printers are actually computers with hard drives and network connectivity. They are as vulnerable to data theft as anything in your office's IT system. What can your nonprofit do about this?

September 14, 2018

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

TechSoup

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

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, are taking part 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

Web Development

6 New Apps Tackling Current-Day Dilemmas

Recently, Public App Good House hosted an event to illustrate how mobile technology can be used for the greater good. Here are six new apps that were featured.

February 20, 2018