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Charity Technology Online Meeting Series


The UK Microsoft Charity team are running a series of online meetings especially for the Charity Sector, base around three main themes that they have found emerging from discussions with customers.

Each session, hosted via Microsoft Lync, will last 45 minutes and allow participants to hear from specialists from both Microsoft and its partner community about real life experiences of deploying Microsoft technology and the charity use cases for them.

You can attend as many sessions as you choose from the following:

Azure – Tuesday 29th April, 10.30-11.15. Register here. (Supported by SolidSoft)

Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform which is relatively new to the charity sector. This session aims to show you how you can easily and rapidly save money, integrate on-premises apps and data with Microsoft Azure for every platform. This can be done with what you already know and whatever toolset you like most. For example, learn how you can use Azure as a storage platform saving you money from your on premise storage costs.

Self Service BI – Friday 2nd May, 10.30-11.15. Register here.

Microsoft has a new Business Insights platform, based on SQL Server 2014 and Power BI for Office 365. Join this webinar to find out more about how to unlock insights within your charity’s data using familiar tools and open up BI to all of your charity employeesFor example, unlock new ways of effectively fundraising, drive greater volunteer engagement, identify the most effective or struggling campaigns easily so that your charity can do what it does better.

Dynamics CRM – Wednesday 7th May, 10.30-11.15. Register here. (Supported by Zero2Ten)

Volunteers, Events, Members or Donors – whatever your charity needs to manage it should be simple to use, familiar and efficient. Find out how CRM can support you with the above and integrate with other Microsoft Technologies to ensure comprehensive management of your charities key connections and communications.

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