Created: March 18, 2020 at 11:51 AM | Updated: July 13, 2020 | By NZ Navigator Trust
This resource introduces links to digital tools and information that can help you and your team work remotely in an effective and safe manner. We've organised these into three groups:
To make working from home easier, Zoom have compiled some tips and tricks to help you get set up, limit distractions, maintain confidentiality, and meet like a pro, no matter where you are.
Although the live webinar is over you can still register and view the video of the webinar.
In this webinar, Zoom experts cover:
Techsoup have shared a webinar recording that covers:
Click here to get the recording and slides for free.
Another free webinar recording - COVID-19 NFP resources - was hosted by Pro Bono and shared by Techsoup. The webinar filled up and they will be opening up free post-event registration for not-for-profits to get the full recording and slides here.
The webinar covered:
What are your options for remote access? This CERTNZ guide will help you find the right one for your business.
The Tamarack Institute have shared their remote orientation guide for new staff. Tamarack is a remote-based organisation and has developed these Guidelines to create a sense of understanding and awareness about what it means to work remotely. Download the guideline here.
LEAD Centre for not for profit governance & leadership has designed two planners to help with possible pitfalls of working remotely:
These planners can help your team to work together in a virtual world and organise their days to help them be productive and achieve their goals.
Zoom has shared additional information on working from home:
The Coronavirus Tech Handbook is a UK initiated crowd-sourced library for technologists, civic organisations, public and private institutions, researchers, and specialists of all kinds working on responses to the pandemic. It is a rapidly evolving resource with thousands of expert contributors and includes links to resources and information about working from home.
A collaboration and communication tool with excellent video and audio quality.
Note: if Zoom was installed on your Windows computer prior to April 2020, make sure to update it asap then restart Zoom. A patch in version 4.6.9 (19253.0401) addresses a serious flaw that allowed hackers to gain access to Windows passwords.
Video conferencing that is available for free to NZ-based organisations, with no download required and no timeouts for non-paying users. BigBlueButton can support up to 200 users at the same time.
A collaboration hub and instant messaging platform
Organise and prioritise projects, work with a team
A to-do list, project and planner app that integrates with other services like Dropbox and Slack.
A collaboration platform, based in New Zealand, helping groups make decisions, discuss ideas and collaborate online.
A work management platform to help teams plan and structure work and stay on track.
Mind map ideas then collaborate and manage the tasks with various task management options (paid version).
Project planning and time tracking for teams with visual overview of tasks.
Online storage locker for your files, documents, photos etc that you can access anywhere and share with others.
A digital notebook that you can share and collaborate with.