Next Webinar: Drupal

The next webinar in the NTEN/NOSI webinar series is on Drupal. Drupal is quickly becoming one of the most popular CMS systems. This webinar will take you through the features of Drupal and what you'll need in order to make your new Drupal site a success. The webinar will be co-presented by Michelle Murrain, of NOSI, and Jack Aponte, of Palante Technology.Tuesday October 28, 2008 at 11:00AM PT/2:00PM ETRegister on the NTEN site

Nosi and Aspiration to Join Forces

I'm really pleased to announce that NOSI has become a project of the organization Aspiration. There will be more details and info coming over time, but below is the press release.

Next Webinar: September 23: Setting up a Joomla Website for your organization

Joomla is a very easy to use, and quite powerful CMS system. This webinar, which is the first of the series of webinars on open source CMS systems, will take you through the basics of Joomla, and what you'll need in order to make your new Joomla site a success. This webinar is co-presented by Ryan Ozimek, of PICnet, and Michelle Murrain, of NOSI.Date: Tuesday September 23rd. 11:00 Pacific/2:00 EasternGo to the NTEN site for registration.

Next Webinar, July 29: Linux and Open Source on Desktops

Has the time come for Linux on the desktop to be mainstream? It is very easy to set up and use Linux for the organizational basics: email, web surfing, word processing, and spreadsheets. Even more complex tasks, such as desktop publishing, keeping track of finances, and others are possible and a lot easier than they used to be on Linux these days. Linux on the desktop is not just for geeks anymore.

Next Webinar, June 24 - Open Source Blogging Tools

Itメs becoming de rigeur for organizations, and nonprofit staff to blog. How can you set up a blog with free and open source software? What are the options out there? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the different blogging platforms?Learn about the open source blogging platforms, and hear from an organization that has implemented one. The next webinar is June 24th, at 11:00 PT/2:00 ET. Register here Peer Learning Event: NYC June 5

Thursday June 5, 2008, in NYC at Google Headquarters.Come to the 'untraining'. Spend a day with others who also work with, and gain insights into how best to use it, how to solve specific problems, and where to find resources.

Next Webinar: Choosing and Using FOSS

Join us on Tuesday May 20, 11:00PT/2:00ETThere are, of course, many, many different open source projects that are in varied stages of development, some are quite mature, others not. These include operating systems, databases, web servers, and applications of a wide sort. Some software, especially on the server, such as Apache, MySQL, and others, are not only mature, they are ubiquitous, almost standard. Other software, such as desktop applications, lag behind in adoption, but are ready for you to use in your organization, right now.

Next Webinar: CiviCRM

CiviCRM is one of the very few nonprofit focused free and open source applications. It can be a powerful tool for nonprofit organizations. You can use it to track donors, send blast emails, set up events, and do case management. Learn about the details of implementing and using CiviCRM.Date/Time: Tuesday April 29th, 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ETThis webinar will be conducted by the CiviCRM team, so it is a great opportunity to get all of your questions about CiviCRM answered. Find more detailed info on their blog.

Open Office training at the Philippine Trade Training Center

The Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) will hold a seminar on Open Office from June 9 to 10, 2008 at the PTTC Building in Pasay City. PTTC held a similar session last March. While PTTC mainly serves the SME sector, Philippine nonprofits may also benefit from this relatively low-priced seminar.

In NY? Want to learn Save the date!

If you're in the NY metropolitan area, and want to learn, save June 5, 2008 for a free day long training at the Google offices. We'll post more info here as it develops.


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