Laura Dawson,chief information officer at the British Council and chair of Charity IT Leaders
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Rising 'C-levels' at charities

4 Feb 2015 | Laura Dawson

Why do organisations have a CIO, a CMO and a CDO, and how can they work together? Laura Dawson reports.

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Getting better connected: the Charity CRM Survey 2010

Some 66 per cent of charities would recommend their supplier to other charities, up from 63 per cent last year, according to Civil Society IT’s third annual Charity CRM Software Survey. For the third year running, Raiser’s Edge from Blackbaud is the most popular specialist package, used by 16 per cent of all charities surveyed.

Jenny Searle on representing IT on the Leonard Cheshire board

Leonard Cheshire Disability vice-chair and IT specialist Jenny Searle talks to Gareth Jones about the charity’s IT plans and her role as an IT expert on the board.

Should civil society organisations upgrade to Windows 7?

We asked four experts to give their opinions on Windows 7 and whether organisations should be looking to upgrade.

The trials of getting back online

Roger Chester tells the story of a phone bill audit which had unexpected consequences.

The IT list: healthcare and medical research

Each issue Civil Society IT approaches 15 charities of varying sizes and asks them what software and service providers they use for different tasks. This month’s focus is on healthcare and medical research charities.

The benefits of paperless accounting

With the impending demise of cheques and the need for greater environmental responsibility both high on the agenda for charities, is paperless accounting the way to go? Simon Kearsley outlines the benefits.

Cloud on the horizon: the Charity Accounting Software Survey 2010

The percentage of charities which would recommend their accounting software supplier to another charity is at an all-time high of 78 per cent, in this year's Charity Accounting Software Survey. Yet for small charities, those with turnover of less than £1m, the rate is just 56 per cent. Diane Sim reports.

Disaster recovery planning

Being properly prepared when disaster strikes can make all the difference – and even save lives, says Jay Patel.

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