Getting an organisation connected isn't just a question of upgrading the computer system, buying a modem and signing up with an Internet Service Provider. In his article Think before you connect Paul Ticher suggests asking:
Fortunately specialist support is at hand, and Peter Mason tells you Who can help.
If you are more ambitious, and want to help the wider community connect, Terry Grunwald identifies Twelve key functions involved in community networking ranging from providing access through training to information brokerage. With colleague Philippa Gamse she also sets out the Seven steps to building electronic communities