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We often discuss how to optimize business processes and use mobile be innovative, step ahead of the competition and attract the best talent and new customer bases. What happened if we applied this thinking to not for profits, charities, and non government organizations (NGOs)?

 

At TechEd Las Vegas 2013 the Mobile Apps 4 Charity initiave was launched with SAP and SAP Partner ExpertIG. To understand more about the program and how it started, I interviewed Steven Crooke, expertIG to get the details. Please watch the video below to get the details direct from the group that came up with this philanthropic idea.

 

 

 

As Steven mentions in the video above, Mobile Apps 4 Charity involves a community of mobile experts, technical and non-technical, and charities looking to address enterprise challenges that non-enterprise organizations face. The charities that have been selected to be part of the program today include Challenger Center for Space Science Education and Schools for Children of the World.

 

Below are two video interviews with representatives from each charity. In our discussions we talk about each organization, their mandates, and how mobile technology could address their major enterprise challenges.

 

The first interview I held was with Sean Maloney, Director of Donor Relations, Challenger Center for Space Science Education. Click on the video below to watch and learn more about this fascinating organization.

 

 

The second interview I held was with Chuck Newman, President, Schools for Children of the World. Click on the video below to watch and learn more about this organization that makes global impact.

 

 

 

To learn more and to get involved please join SAP and ExpertIG for the Mobile Apps 4 Charity webinar on November 26th at 8 a.m. PT. The Mobile Apps 4 Charity initiative officially launched at SAP TechEd on October 21, 2013.

  

Attend this webinar to learn about the participating charities, the mobile apps that will be created and implemented, the technology that will be used in this initiative, and how you can get involved by donating your skills, time and support.

 

Rolling off of their 2013 SAP Pinnacle Award, ExpertIG will be coordinating the efforts of business and technical volunteers to create exciting apps leveraging the SAP Mobile Platform that will help charitable organizations to fulfill their mission by using today’s leading mobile technology. As a part of SAP’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, SAP will be providing multiple avenues of support including technology, expertise and leadership throughout the effort.

 

In this webcast, attendees will:

 

  • Learn about all opportunities to get involved in this initiative.
  • Learn about the participating non-profits, Challenger Center and Schools for Children of the World
  • Understand the mobile app concepts for Challenger Center and Schools for Children of the World
  • Hear about the mobile technology donation that SAP made to the cause

  

How can you get involved?

 

You can donate your:

 

  • Technical skills
  • Innovation
  • Testing time

 

Effort levels can vary from core team support through to peripheral support, depending on your time availability – everything helps!

 

Register Today for SAP and ExpertIG for the Mobile Apps 4 Charity webinar on November 26th at 8 a.m. PT

 

To learn more about Mobile Apps 4 Charity, please visit their website here.

 

If you are ready to volunteer, please fill out the volunteer form here.

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