Free Software Magazine: Free Software for Non-Profits?
Nov 29, 2006, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Holt)
"Today, I sat down with the executive director of a counseling
service for child sexual abuse to have a chat about developing a
case management application for them. These organizations need to
be able to track their activities with the people they deal with,
write notes about their interactions, produce assessments,
demographic analysis and activities reports and manage documents.
Good case management software is pivotal for them. I realized that
it's ridiculous how these types of organizations struggle with
their technology needs. They are cash strapped, but need software
to do their jobs like just about everyone else these days. But,
when I asked him why he doesn't look into free software for their
software needs, here's what he said..."