Monthly Archive: November 2005

Older people more active online

A new report finds that older people are actively using the net to ‘make their voice heard’. Short quote from netimperative: The survey of 1,000 Web users aged between 50 and 65, commissioned by...

The next VolNews experiment: a wiki

We’re experimenting with turning some VolResource pages into ‘wiki’ format, where people can make their own contributions. (We’ll be keeping the old stuff too for the moment at least!) We’ve transferred a couple of...

Campaigners and business united

The Guardian’s annual review of corporate social responsibility takes a look at non-financial tie-ups between voluntary organisations and business, around campaigns. Quote from article: Amnesty International, for example, has worked with companies operating in...

Cheaper alternative to Access

From MacWorld, but its also available for Windows, our preferred desktop database software becomes more affordable. Can I stop using Access now, please? Article in whole: FileMaker UK offers steep charity discount By Jonny...

Profit beats ‘politics’ in TV and radio

From The Guardian: The current ban on political advertising prevents all “political” organisations from advertising on TV or radio. The Communications Act 2003, which contains the ban, defines political to include any organisation whose...

Taming wild and remote office networks

From Computing magazine this week: Conservation charity the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) has centralised its IT management and cut maintenance costs by a quarter using network acceleration technology. The charity, the largest of...