I closed my series comparing Office 365 and Google Apps for Nonprofits last week, but Microsoft had a banner week, introducing new innovations and options for nonprofits. Let's explore these developments.
Online collaboration has long been a goal of many organizations. Interestingly enough, corporations have been much faster than nonprofits in incorporating knowledge management and collaboration technologies that comprise intranets. One might think that nonprofits have a need for greater collaboration and connection with constituents, customers and donors. However, whether wikis, knowledge management, or instant messaging, corporations have seen and captured the value of emerging technologies and concepts much faster than the nonprofit world.