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A Tech Look Into the Future
Wonder what the future holds for technology. Here are some predictions by futurist that are likely to impact volunteering.
Date Base??? Which One???
The listserv for coordinators and managers of volunteer programs, CYBERVPM, quite often has questions about which volunteer database is the best. And the advice flows forth. An intrepid writer for VT found good information that gets to the basics of selecting a database for a volunteer program. Written by Laura Quinn for the Web site “Tech Soup” it outlines all the considerations: What is a database? How to plan for a database? Up keep of a database. These are all topics covered in the article. There are examples of how databases are used in specific cases and a list of other articles to help in the decision making process.
To read this article visit http://www.techsoup.org/learningcenter/databases/page7129.cfm.
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