If you’ve ever setup a server, did you ever think about how it impacted the environment?
Well, considering the masses of gear that Google requires to operate everyday, they have.
BYOD is code for ‘Bring Your Own Device,’ meaning the use of personal devices in professional or organizational settings.
It’s something that in the business world is being discussed a lot and many companies have policies against it.
But in non-profit organizations and churches, there may be good financial reasons why a BYOD policy is preferable to spending a lot of money on buying devices.
Determining a BYOD policy may actually not be a bad idea, even for institutions who have to rely on people using their own stuff.
Here’s some solid advice on what a BYOD policy could look like:
Yeah, yeah, yeah … have a strong password.
How many times have you heard this advice?
As it turns out, having solid cyber security is more than just having a hard to crack password.
There are some other things to consider as well:
With the high use of mobile devices, our online information and location may not always be known by the public at large, but it may be known by the apps we use.
One reason many apps are free, is they collect our data.
As digital tech is used more and more, the concern of personal privacy increases, too.
Check out these stats and let me know what you think:
If you don’t, you need one!
These policies help protect you and your visitors by outlining and explaining the terms your visitors are to abide by when they’re on your site.
Even if you’re a non-profit — an organization or church — you’re going to want these.
Here’s a free and easy to use tool to get you started:
If you’ve ever thought there wasn’t any money in open source, think again.
I remember back in a television production class back in college, a classmate of mine joked about public television not having any money. My professor jumped in the conversation to set the record straight. The truth of the matter is, public television — aka: not for profit — has plenty of money behind it.
So it goes for open source.