How health service charities have benefited from tt-exchange

At tt-exchange we’re keen to know how charities make use of products taken from our donation programme. With over 30,000 registered, that’s a lot of charities doing a lot of great stuff.

This month we’ve looked into health service charities, conducting surveys and interviews across multiple organisations.

LinkedIn for charities – insight from a Tech4Good Day

Microsoft have produced another post talking through some key points raised in their Tech4good day. This one focuses on social media, specifically LinkedIn.

An insight into a Microsoft Tech4Good Day – Part 1

Microsoft Tech4good events provide a great opportunity for charities to network and find out about all that Microsoft has to offer.

If you weren’t able to make the last one, don’t worry, we’ve rounded up all the topics discussed and will be sharing them all with you.

A guide to Microsoft server licensing for charities

Understanding Microsoft server licensing can be tricky. Each Microsoft server product follows one of four basic licensing models, which you need to know before you start.

To help you make the right choices when you plan your own server implementation, here’s a brief overview of the four server licensing models (and a couple of extra, useful tidbits).

Link Age: how a move to a cloud based office system helped save time and money

Link Age are a charity based in the London borough of Southwark that aim to improve the quality of life for older people by keeping them involved in the community.

This case study explores how a move to Office 365 helped them, by giving them more time and money to focus on what’s really important!

Case study: the server upgrade process at Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

The Arthur Rank Hospice Charity supports the running of Arthur Rank House, which operates in Cambridgeshire and the surrounding area.

They recently undertook the process of upgrading their servers to newer versions with the help of an independent IT support company.

This article gives the background to their setup, why they upgraded, the challenges faced and successes found. It also offers advice on hardware and infrastructure upgrades more generally.