Announcement: TechSoup Web2.0 Event
I'm excited to have been asked to partcipate in this event:Join CompuMentor’s community engagement program director John Lorance and a host of leading Web technology advocates as they demystify Web 2.0 technologies and illustrate how using new socially oriented technological innovations can help the nonprofit community. Web 2.0 technologies such as tagging, social bookmarking and online social networks, blogging, content sharing through Wikis and RSS, and new Web widgets need not only be in the hands of well-funded developers; but also can be used by organizations to further their missions.
please check the TechSoup site often during the week -
As my friend Carl always says,
"We'll learn a lot and have a lot of fun!"
The Impact of Web 2.0 on the Nonprofit Community
It’s happening in TechSoup:
a five-day online post-fest
October 24-October 28
Join us the week of October 24, for a free, five-day online event, in the TechSoup Emerging Technology forum as we discuss issues such as:
* What do we mean by Web 2.0?
* How can you use an RSS feed to get pushed information as well as to push your content to others?
* What on earth is a Wiki? How is it better than the old-fashioned Web site?
* What is tagging and how is it relevant? How can you learn from others’ Web searches?
* What are widgets and how can these new tools help you solve age-old problems?
* How can an online social network help your organization find volunteers?
These leading voices of Web 2.0 technology will help you bring the ever-changing field of the second wave of Web applications and tools into practical focus. Event hosts will share their real-world stories, demystify the buzzwords, and provide resources. Discussion will focus on exploring the latest trends in Web publishing for all, effective online communications, emerging research and discovery methods, and collaboration tools.
This event will eliminate the buzz and bring into focus how nonprofits can use these tools to learn from other organizations’ Web travels. You will come away with practical tips, models, resources, and tools for bringing collaborative technologies and processes to your own organization.