Facilitating coordination between NGOs in targeting new audiences and resources
Summary of the Problem:
How to network with NGOs beyond one country? How to collaborate online?
Summary of the Proposed Solution:
• Use of social media
• Manage team projects internally online
Technology to Solve the Problem:
• Creating a google e-mail group for the ongoing discussions between the NGOs in the region
• For collaboration online: twitter, facebook, google docs, basecamp (find examples), wiki
• Remember about the safety online.
• Remember about tailoring the tool you use for a particular need.
• For managing contacts CiViCRM
• For webinars: webex, gotomeeting
• Search for other free tools online
Existing solutions or relevant links:
NetSquared beta (to be launched)
• Create a google group for the team (a moderator can add people and the group can grow)
• Send a link to the netsquared beta page (testing, searching for a volunteer for translations) and some free project tools
• Choose a group moderator and see how the discussion goes