Charity VAT & Tax Conference

Split over advanced and less complex streams so that your tax specialist can be confident that presentations will be pitched at an approriate level, our expert speakers will provide essential guidance and critical updates to ensure your charity is not left behind in the ever-evolving world of taxation.

via Charity VAT & Tax Conference – Civil Society – Events – Conferences – providing news and in-depth coverage of charities, voluntary organisations and not-for-profits.

Data Protection Webinars

Data Protection: the basics | Paul Ticher.

Paul Ticher, an authoritive on Data Protection is running a series of webinars. Very keenly priced if you are unsure then it might be worthwhile getting on one of these courses the courses are:

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Data Protection: the basics Tuesday, 4 October, 2011 – 11:00
Data Protection: membership, supporters & fundraising Thursday, 10 November, 2011 – 11:00
Data Protection: Information Security Tuesday, 6 December, 2011 – 11:00

For more details click on this link: http://www.paulticher.com/webinars

 

Eduserv extends Adobe discount to all charities

Eduserv has reached an agreement with Adobe to offer its software products to charities with discounts of up to 40 per cent.The Eduserv Adobe CLP agreement lasts until 24 July 2013 and offers UK registered charities perpetual licenses and maintenance for Adobe products including Acrobat, InDesign and Photoshop.

via Eduserv extends Adobe discount to all charities – Civil Society – IT – News – providing news and in-depth coverage of charities, voluntary organisations and not-for-profits.

MA/MSc IN CREATING SOCIAL MEDIA

What does social media look like after recent events in North Africa and the UK? What will you create? This unique theory/practice programme combines computing and cultural studies to provide people with the practical and critical skills to shape the future of social media. The MA/MSc is a collaborative theory/practice programme across the Department of Computing and the Centre for Cultural Studies, and is part of the newly launched Centre for Creative and Social Technologies.

Official web page:  http://www.gold.ac.uk/pg/ma-creating-social-media/ – here you can also read about the modules (Digital Sandbox, Mediating the Social, Software Studies, Digital Research Methods, Internships, and so on). 

Developer’s blog: http://macreatingsocialmedia.wordpress.com/ – comments and ideas WELCOME!

 

If you would like to find out more about the course or to apply please contact d.mcquillan [AT] gold.ac.uk and g.bachmann [AT] gold.ac.uk.

 

NB: The closing date for applications is 31st July 2011

SQL Server Integration Services an Introduction – Part 1 – SQL Server Performance

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a platform for building high performance data integration and workflow solutions. It allows creation of packages or SSIS packages which are made up of tasks that can move data from source to destination and alter it if required.

SSIS is basically an ETL (Extraction, Transformation, and Load) tool whose main purpose is to do extraction, transformation and loading of data but it can be used for several other purposes for example, to automate maintenance of SQL Server databases, update multidimensional cube data etc as well.

via SQL Server Integration Services an Introduction – Part 1 – SQL Server Performance.