How volorgs are using IT
Study by Glasgow Caledonian University:
84% surveyed using networked computers
67% of these using external email
35% use to support remote home working
20% benefits on working practices
Ö but only 1-7% producing innovations
Reshaping the Voluntary Sector in the Information Age. Summary** of a report by Dr Eleanor Burt and Professor John Taylor, Centre for the Study of Telematics and Governance. Funded by the ESRC Virtual Society? Programme.
Voluntary organisations surveyed had incomes between 250,000 GBP and 11million GBP. Response rate approximately 50%.
Preliminary conclusions are that key groups within the sector are embracing technologies - but that significant proportions of the sector are failing to exploit the potential of new ICTs in terms of improving existing practices within the organisation, or
**Full version of the report available later in 1999. Contact E.Burt@gcal.ac.uk. Tel: 0141 331 3191