Anyone who manages a small voluntary sector organisation will know that there is always so much to do so strategically thinking about IT can often get postponed or changes and upgrades aren't planned in an integrated way. But more than ever technology underpins the services we deliver to those who need our help most. This collection of articles explains the basics of effectively managing, planning and budgeting for your organisation’s technology. We've also rounded up the best downloadable resources for you.
Why Be Concerned About Managing IT
Does ICT really need managing?
An IT Strategy Framework
Use this framework to help design your organisation's ICT strategy.
So, you think you want to move to the cloud
Morgan Killick of ESP Projects Ltd reviews the pros and cons.
The TechSoup library of request for proposals
TechSoup have a handy library of sample request for proposals (RFPs) to use in technology projects.
Guide To Managing ICT
A guide for staff and volunteers who want to manage their technology better.
This a place to keep all your organisation's technology information in one central place.
You can download a copy of the ICT Handbook as a DOC format (1.5MB) or as PDF version that is directly editable (4MB)..
An ICT Survival Guide For Trustees
From Nightmare to Nirvana - technology governance advice for management committees and boards.
Calculating Your Technology Budget
A handy spreadsheet tool for calculating your ICT budget.
Connecting Care issues a monthly e-bulletin rounding up the latest technology and social care stories for providers of adult and social care. It's free for anyone interested in technology and adult social care.