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Unicorns Everywhere

So, there is this thing about my life that is hard to explain. I have a carefully curated Pinterest board full of unicorns. Over 250 unicorns, actually. Let me explain. Part 1: The Setup I once worked as a developer for a boss who didn’t really understand the Internet or websites or what they were … Continued

Making Business Worthwhile: Betterness

The Triple Bottom Line for business: People, Planet, Profit. Meaning that to be a good business, we must reinvest in our community (people), reduce our ecological impact and be environmentally responsible (planet), and recognize that honest work is the foundation for sustaining a company (profit). The Triple Bottom Line is a great first step in … Continued

#NPTech Social Club – September 2013

Join us for an evening of idea-sharing and casual networking with your nonprofit colleagues interested in technology and online communications. Our theme this month will be all things social media for mission-driven organizations! Come prepared to chat about anything and everything relating to social media from basic tactics like the best times to post, to … Continued

#NPTech Social Club – July 2013

The next Non-profit Tech Social Club is coming up on July 10th! Join us for drinks and free appetizers thanks to the NTEN 501 Tech Club.  We will be discussing new tools that you may already be using for your non-profit, and others that will help make you more effective. Whether it is a gadget, … Continued

Nonprofit 501 Tech Club Happy Hour

Join us for the 2nd-ever 501 Tech Club meet up hosted by Software for Good and MAP for Nonprofits.  Have questions about nonprofit tech or how to make technology work for your nonprofit? Come join us on June 12 from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Honey lounge on the east bank near northeast Minneapolis. This month NetSquared and the Twin Cities Media Alliance will be … Continued

Okay, what'd I miss? Happy Hour

A crazy amount of information was shared at the non-profit focused MAP and MCN Tech Conference and NTEN’s NTC! Even if you attended both of the conferences, it’s impossible to have made it to all the sessions you wanted to. Well, have we got a deal for you! Whether you attended the conferences or not, … Continued

VIDEO: MIA Director of Technology, Douglas Hegley

Software for Good had a chance to talk with Douglas Hegley, the Director of Technology at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Doug will be joining Software for Good in discussing The Intersection of Nonprofits and Technology at MinneBar on April 6th. View on YouTube

Panelists Announced! The Intersection of Nonprofits and Technology at MinneBar

This Saturday, Software for Good is leading a panel discussion at MinneBar on The Intersection of Nonprofits and Technology.  We are excited to announce today that those nonprofit technologists panelists are: Damien Riehl is an Attorney at Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, where he is a litigator who regularly works on nonprofit cases. LinkedIn Douglas Hegley is the Technology … Continued

Space for Art

Are you a local artist looking for wall space? Not that long ago we expanded into the office space that Hello Viking had occupied. They’ve moved on and now we have this empty wall that needs some color.  I mean, we all like white spaces … especially big whiteboards where we can diagram and wireframe … Continued

Come meet us at the MinneBar Conference!

Every year the MinneBar crowd descends on the Best Buy headquarters to talk about the latest technology and software techniques. New products are announced, the latest software is debated, and the community collaborates. Last year there were about 1000 attendees.  This year Software for Good is leading a session on The Intersection of Nonprofits and … Continued

Cory Preus Speaks at Ruby.MN about an iOS Game

Our own Cory Preus will be speaking at Ruby.MN tonight. He will be presenting an iOS game he’s been developing using RubyMotion and the Objective-C library to Firebase. Having seen a quick preview of the slide deck, we are looking forward to it. Hope to see you there! Until then, here’s Cory explaining some confusing code … Continued