ITWorks Alumni Spotlight: Bryan Yong

Bryan Yong was working as a Table Games Dealer at the Valley Forge Casino and was eager for a career change. He learned about the ITWorks program from two graduates who encouraged him to apply. Not wanting to miss an opportunity for a free tech training program, Bryan quickly submitted his ...
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Microsoft’s Power Platform: What Do I Need to Know About it?

Maybe you’ve heard about Microsoft’s Power Platform suite or one of the tools that comprise it—Power BI, Power Automate, and PowerApps—and wondered whether your nonprofit should look into it. We’ve been getting a lot of questions about it and wanted to provide some clarification about what this ...
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Tech Policy Questions from Nonprofit Leaders—Answered

Tech Impact's own Karen Graham and Francis Johnson recently presented a webinar about nonprofit technologies with Nonprofit Quarterly. Here, they choose a few audience questions on which to go deeper. Questions are lightly edited for clarity and brevity.
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Meet CXWorks Las Vegas Student: Jazmyn Reyes

The Fall 2020 CXWorks class is preparing to graduate at the end of October. For the past eight-weeks, thirteen students have immersed themselves in learning the skills required to be customer experience professionals and will graduate ready for call center positions. This is especially exciting for ...
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Five Ways Your Nonprofit Can Be Cyber Smart

Our favorite October tradition is back: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. We are 100 percent onboard with an entire month dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity.
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Migrating QuickBooks to the Azure Cloud Platform

The purpose of this blog is to explain the security advantages of migrating on-premises QuickBooks to the Azure cloud platform. The security advantages will be explained as they relate to the CIA triad. The CIA triad is a fundamental security model used to guide efforts and policy aimed to keep ...
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Nominate your Nonprofit for the Technology Innovation Awards

Tech Forward’s Technology Innovation Awards are now open! The TIA grants recognize nonprofit organizations' plans to use innovative technology projects to create a positive impact on their communities and change lives. With help from our stellar sponsors, including Okta for Good, Tech Forward will ...
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Meet ITWorks Las Vegas Student: Kyle Velasco

Kyle Velasco is excited about the future. That’s because he’s on track to graduate from the ITWorks program in Las Vegas in just a few weeks. After Kyle completed his military service, his sister (ITWorks 2019 alum) encouraged him to apply to the free, 16-week IT training program. Eager to further ...
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Four Ways to Improve Privacy and Security When Using Zoom

Zoom has been getting a lot of backlash recently with reports of numerous privacy and security vulnerabilities. My take is that Zoom has a lot of room for improvement on both fronts—but no mainstream videoconferencing tool would stand up particularly well to the kind of stress and scrutiny that ...
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