The Chronicle of Philanthropy has a technology section each week. Two items of interest this time:
Software Helps Charities Track Product Inventories
describes the Aidmatrix logistics software package which is used to manage the distribution of products and goods from warehouses to the field.
Charity E-Mail Messages Snagged by Spam Filters
“A study of nearly 10,000 e-mail messages sent by 28 non-profit organizations and political groups over a two-month period found that 24 percent of the messages did not make it to the e-mail boxes of the people who requested them.”
The findings of the study , by Mindshare Interactive Campaigns, can be seen here.