ICT for the voluntary & community sector

Just recently came across this very useful website ICT Hub. The hub is a partnership of national voluntary and community organisations (VCOs) who provide a range of services to help organisations in the voluntary and community sector benefit from ICT. Some of their free publications include:

ICT Foresight: Consultation and Campaigning in the Age of Participatory Media

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This report, based on a survey of almost 300 senior managers in the voluntary and community sector; maps out emerging trends in relation to the critical 'voice' and representation roles of the sector.

ICT Foresight: How Online Communities can make the Net Work for the Voluntary & Community Sector

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This report examines the impact of the internet on the growing trend for individuals and organisations to come together through online social networking, forums, blogs, wikis and other new technology.

A Guide to Managing ICT in the Voluntary and Community Sector

This in-depth guide covers all aspects of managing information and communications technology. It contains over 100 pages of accessible information that is useful for anyone whatever your level of technical knowledge. This publication has been supported by ESiT.

Download a copy of the Guide to Managing ICT in the Voluntary and Community Sector PDF 1.55MB.


New Media Case Studies

The Media Trust have produced a booklet highlighting 10 VCOs of all shapes and sizes who have used new media to communicate with their audience.

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Future Focus 3: How will we use new technologies in five years' time?

New from the Performance Hub, this guide looks at how ICT is impacting on the voluntary and community sector and suggests ways for your organisation to make strategic choices and plan ahead.

If you would like a copy please visit the Performance Hub website

More free resources available from ICT Hub.

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