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Computanews 163 - February 2012

By Lasa Information Systems Team

The Computanews web magazine is published by Lasa on the knowledgebase quarterly and is full of informative and entertaining technology articles, written in plain English and relevant to third sector organisations.

Topics include news of the latest technology developments, how-to articles in plain English, reports from organisations on how they got technology under control, analysis of technology strategy issues, software, book and film reviews and regular updates on green computing, open source software and data protection.

In this issue:

Collaborating To Transform Advice Services

A case study of the project management and development of a client booking system for Sheffield's advice agencies by Morgan Killick at ESP Projects.

Using Technology To Have A More Effective Dialogue...

Louise Brown of People’s Voice Media discusses their Community Reporter Programme.

Paul Ticher's Data Protection Update

Our data protection correspondent updates us on European Union proposals for significant changes to data protection law.

Things That Can Go Wrong With Social Reporting

How to avoid making mistakes when making short videos - Sarah Lord Soares of Lasa attends a digital storytelling training, returns with the wrong camcorder and a bunch of learning points.

Of Wikis, Collaborative Working And Private Social Networks

Software and services for collaborative working discussed by UKRiders

New Directions In Green Computing

A round-up by Tim Watkins-Idle of the hot topics at Green Computing Expo 2011


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About the author

Lasa Information Systems Team
Lasa's Information Systems Team provides a range of services to third sector organisations including ICT Health Checks and consulting on the best application of technology in your organisation. Lasa IST maintains the knowledgebase. Follow us on Twitter @LasaICT


ICT, Software

Published: 1st February 2012

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