"Connections enables you to connect to your teams, clients, and supply chain more efficiently and productively."
Most of us at one time or another have been involved either directly or indirectly with non profit organisations. We have given our time or our money. Or we have been directly involved in fund raising, solving logical problems or sourcing expertise.
The key element is building communities who can contribute in some way and for professionals to be able to access knowledge and expertise quickly and easily. As givers you want to be confident that your contributions or efforts are not wasted. As practitioners you want to ensure funds are spent wisely and go to where they are most needed.
Social collaboration technology is a very effective enabler for non profit organisations. It deals with key problems faced by many organisations:
All you need to capture the benefits of becoming a social business is access to the internet. I encourage you to watch the Colleagues In Care video which shows how collaboration technology is being used to help manage the humanitarian consequences of the Haiti earthquake disaster.
Case Study: Colleagues In Care and IBM SmartCloud
Colleagues in Care uses IBM SmartCloud Engage services to allow healthcare professionals to collaborate worldwide. In addition to serving as the organization's central source for communication, SmartCloud Engage enables medical professionals to gather virtually to exchange knowledge and to develop Best Possible protocols for the people of Haiti.
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Globocol will benchmark your current practices and assess your readiness to become a social business. We will provide you with a written assessment and recommendations.